US Open Tennis Championships 2011

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Description of App: 

The United States Tennis Association and IBM, with special features from American Express, are pleased to offer the official iPhone app for the 2011 US Open Tennis Championships. Follow the action LIVE during the Open, August 29 to September 11, 2011.

Key Features:

  • Scores: LIVE scoring updates and completed match results during the US Open.
  • Video: LIVE streaming video during Labor Day and Finals Weekends, and on-demand video highlights, press conferences, analysis and more throughout the tournament.
  • News: Latest news updates from on and off the court throughout the tournament.
  • Push Alerts: Get breaking news and player updates pushed directly to you as the action happens.
  • USOpen.org Radio - American Express Special Feature: LIVE streaming ball-by-ball coverage featuring Courtside Q&A — a live, interactive Q&A with match commentators featuring user-submitted questions via Twitter. 
  • Schedule: Daily Schedule of Play.
  • Draws: Draws updated instantly as matches complete.
  • Photos: Stunning photo coverage during the US Open.
  • Social: US Open official Twitter coverage, as well as tweets from featured players. Foursquare integration to access tips and specials from the US Open and participating partners. 
  • Augmented Reality: Camera-driven experience that allows the user to "see through walls" at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
  • Visiting the Open presented by American Express: A fan's guide to the US Open, featuring an interactive map of the grounds, onsite American Express Cardmember benefits and other great spectator info.
  • Share This App: Fans can send a link to this app to their friends.

NOTE: When you are on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, be sure to use the "2011 US Open Fans" free WiFi Network.

Version: 

3.0

Free or Paid: 

Free

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPod Touch 3G

Accessibility Comments: 

This app is fully accessible but some of the buttons are unclear and the app could be easier to work with

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

Most buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver, but the interface could be easier to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

Even when this app no longer posts current content, it will still be useful