U.S. Open schedule: How to watch semifinal matches

Friday September 11th, 2015

The U.S. Open was rained out on Thursday night, forcing alterations to the schedule.

The women’s semifinals, which pit No. 1 Serena Williams against Roberta Vinci and No. 2 Simona Halep against Flavia Pennetta, will now begin at 11 a.m. ET on Friday. The matches were originally scheduled to begin on Thursday evening.

The men’s semifinals were pushed to 5 p.m. ET Friday. The men’s group features matches between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Marin Cilic as well as between No. 2 Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka.

Two wins stand between Williams and a calendar-year grand slam, a feat that hasn’t been completed by a female player since Steffi Graf in 1988. Williams has already won titles at the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon this year.

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How to watch

Start time: 11 a.m. ET
Live stream: ESPN3
TV coverage: ESPN


Women’s Singles Semifinals:

No. 26 Flavia Pennetta (ITA) vs. No. 2 Simona Halep (ROU): 11 a.m. ET

No. 1 Serena Williams (USA) vs. Roberta Vinci (ITA): Immediately following first match

Men’s Singles Semifinals:

No. 1 Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. No. 9 Marin Cilic (CRO): 5 p.m. ET

No. 5 Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs. No. 2 Roger Federer (SUI): Immediately following first match

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