Finals Day Controversy at US Open as ESPN Gets Brutally Dragged by Tennis Fans Over Coco Gauff’s Doubles Partner’s Mishap


The US Open this year is known to offer drama along with excitement. While some of the best players in the world were seen in action against each other, there were certain issues that the players had to deal with during their time at Flushing Meadows. However, amidst all the hustle and bustle, a new issue has come to light. Recently, the Australian tennis star, Ellen Perez, took to Twitter to highlight a major concern surrounding the broadcasting of the mixed doubles at the US Open. In her tweet, she expressed her concern as she took a dig at ESPN for not broadcasting the mixed doubles finals at the US Open featuring one of the star players, Jessica Pegula.
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Notably, Jessica is also the doubles partner of the tennis sensation Coco Gauff who has made her way into the finals of the US Open. Reacting to this, fans took out their frustrations while joining hands with the Australian player to slam the broadcasters.
Fans slam ESPN after they fail to broadcast the mixed doubles finals at US Open
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Taking to Twitter, Ellen Perez expressed her disappointment with the renowned broadcasting company, citing that it was unfair to not broadcast a major final at the US Open. “Can someone explain to me why ESPN isn’t streaming the mixed finals? Honestly, tennis coverage in general is so pathetic,” said Ellen while slamming the authorities for their negligence towards the mixed doubles finals which featured Jessica Pegula.
Reacting to this, one fan said, “I’m surprised actually, there’s a fully American team in the final after all”.
Another fan expressed his dissatisfaction while citing that they wanted to watch the final featuring Jessica Pegula. However, ESPN’s decision left them without an option. “No @espncoverage of the Mixed doubles FINAL?? Seriously… wow come on. We want to watch!!” wrote the fan.
This fan went ahead to slam ESPN, as he wrote, “@espn why oh why isn’t the mixed doubles final not being broadcast on espn+? Another important match not televised- this is a sad crime”.
This fan also highlighted the same issue by mentioning that if ESPN could have a schedule to broadcast the finals of men’s and women’s doubles, then they should have made some adjustments. After all it was an American duo who were playing to win the title on their home soil.
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Another fan went ahead to share his take, citing the fact that ESPN will be broadcasting the NFL season and thus they might fail to broadcast the women’s singles final. “Football season – I’m surprised they are going to show the women’s final,” wrote the fan.
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