Tennis Channel Celebrates First Decade with Retrospective'Tennis Channel Yearbook' Debuts on May 15 5/14/2013 7:05 PM Eastern
Tennis Channel will celebrate its 10th year with a look back on a decade of memories and game changers during an hour-long special.
Hosted by Murphy Jensen, a 1993 French Open doubles champion and veteran Tennis Channel personality, Tennis Channel Yearbook is a retrospective that will highlight the network's progress and milestones in a yearbook-style format, beginning with its freshman year. The program will include tournament coverage highlights and excerpts from it original series.
Premiering May 15 at 3:30 p.m. (ET), the show features interviews from celebrity fans and current top players. It also includes conversations wih then rising stars, such as Roger Federer's 2003 appearance on the network's Center Court with Chris Myers, fresh after his maiden Wimbledon win. Additionally, the show puts the spotlight the network’ on-air talent since its launch in 2003.
"Tennis Channel Yearbook is a testament to the network's evolution over the past decade," said Laura Hockridge, vice president of original programming, in a statement. "From our first days on air to covering all four Grand Slams, there have been plenty of memorable feats as we've made our way in the worlds of tennis and television."