Day 12 of the 2012 U.S. Open will feature two women's semifinal matches and the men's doubles final at Arthur Ashe Stadium. There will be no evening session at Ashe, with three featured matches taking place throughout the afternoon. The Bryan brothers will lead things off, looking to back up their gold medal in London with a men's doubles championship at the U.S. Open. They will face the team of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek.
The women will then take over later in the afternoon, beginning with the first semifinal match between Maria Sharapova and No. 1 Victoria Azarenka. They will follow the Bryan brothers and the match is not slated to start before 1:45 p.m. ET. Following that blockbuster semifinal will be the American favorite, Serena Williams. Serena is also trying to back up her gold medal as she attempts to capture her second slam of the season. She has yet to drop a set and has absolutely dominated the competition. Italian Sara Errani has a tall task on Friday as she tries to pull off the upset. The second women's semifinal will not start before 3:45 p.m. ET.
The coverage now moves to network television as CBS will carry the broadcast on Friday from 12:30 p.m. ET to 6 p.m. ET. A live stream of the day's action can be viewed here.
For a complete schedule and scores, head to the U.S. Open's official schedule page.