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World Alpine Skiing Championships broadcast schedule

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The World Alpine Skiing Championships return to the U.S. for the first time since 1999 with unprecedented coverage planned across NBC, NBCSN, Universal Sports and NBC Sports Live Extra.

The event will take place in Beaver Creek and Vail, Colo., and will be the biggest Alpine skiing competition in the U.S. since the Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Games.

NBC, NBCSN and Universal Sports will combine for 28 hours of coverage, with 5 1/2 on NBC, 8 1/2 on NBCSN and 14 on Universal Sports.

Live Extra will stream all coverage on NBC and NBCSN.

Universal Sports will air daily post-race shows in addition to event coverage.

The U.S. will have medal contenders in almost every event, including Lindsey Vonn (downhill, super-G, giant slalom), Mikaela Shiffrin (giant slalom, slalom), Ted Ligety (giant slalom, super combined, super-G), Julia Mancuso (downhill, super-G, super combined) and, if recovered from back surgery, Bode Miller (downhill, super-G).

Women’s Preview | Men’s preview

Date Time (ET) Network Event
Tuesday, Feb. 3 12:55 p.m. NBCSN Women’s Super-G
Wednesday, Feb. 4 12:55 p.m. NBCSN Men’s Super-G
Friday, Feb. 6 12:55 p.m. NBCSN Women’s Downhill
Saturday, Feb. 7 2:30 p.m.* NBC Men’s Downhill
Sunday, Feb. 8 12 p.m. Universal Men’s Combined-Downhill
Sunday, Feb. 8 5 p.m.* NBC Men’s Combined-Slalom
Monday, Feb. 9 12 p.m. Universal Women’s Combined-Downhill
Monday, Feb. 9 4 p.m. NBCSN Women’s Combined-Slalom
Tuesday, Feb. 10 4 p.m. Universal Team Event
Thursday, Feb. 12 12 p.m. Universal Women’s Giant Slalom Run 1
Thursday, Feb. 12 4 p.m. NBCSN Women’s Giant Slalom Run 2
Friday, Feb. 13 12 p.m. Universal Men’s Giant Slalom Run 1
Friday, Feb. 13 4 p.m. NBCSN Men’s Giant Slalom Run 2
Saturday, Feb. 14 12 p.m. Universal Women’s Slalom Run 1
Saturday, Feb. 14 4:30 p.m.* NBC Women’s Slalom Run 2
Sunday, Feb. 15 12 p.m. Universal Men’s Slalom Run 1
Sunday, Feb. 15 4:30 p.m. NBC Men’s Slalom Run 2
Sunday, Feb. 15 11:30 p.m. NBCSN World Championships Recap

* Denotes same-day delay.

2020 French Open women’s singles draw, results

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If Serena Williams is to win a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title at the French Open, she may have to go through her older sister in the fourth round.

Williams, the sixth seed, could play Venus Williams in the round of 16 at Roland Garros, which begins Sunday.

Serena opens against countrywoman Kristie Ahn, whom she beat in the first round at the U.S. Open. Serena could then get her U.S. Open quarterfinal opponent, fellow mom Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria, in the second round.

If Venus is to reach the fourth round, she must potentially get past U.S. Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka in the second round. Azarenka beat Serena in the U.S. Open semifinals, ending the American’s latest bid to tie Margaret Court‘s major titles record.

Venus lost in the French Open first round the last two years.

The French Open top seed is 2018 champion Simona Halep, who could play 2019 semifinalist Amanda Anisimova in the third round.

Coco Gauff, the rising 16-year-old American, gets 2019 semifinalist Jo Konta of Great Britain in the first round in the same quarter of the draw as Halep.

The field lacks defending champion Ash Barty of Australia, not traveling due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Also out: U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka, citing a sore hamstring and tight turnaround from prevailing in New York two weeks ago.

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2020 French Open men’s singles draw, results

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Rafael Nadal was put into the same half of the French Open draw as fellow 2018 and 2019 finalist Dominic Thiem of Austria, with top-ranked Novak Djokovic catching a break.

Nadal, trying to tie Roger Federer‘s male record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, could play sixth-seeded German Alexander Zverev in the quarterfinals before a potential clash with Thiem, who just won the U.S. Open.

Djokovic, who is undefeated in 2020 save being defaulted out of the U.S. Open, could play No. 7 seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy in the quarterfinals before a possible semifinal with Russian Daniil Medvedev.

Medvedev is the fourth seed but is 0-3 at the French Open. Another possible Djokovic semifinal opponent is fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, who reached the fourth round last year.

The most anticipated first-round matchup is between three-time major champion Andy Murray and 2015 French Open champion Stan Wawrinka. In Murray’s most recent French Open match, he lost in five sets to Wawrinka in the 2017 semifinals.

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