Eurosport to boost digital offering for Wimbledon
June 26, 2018
An enhanced digital offering will underpin Eurosport’s coverage of The Championships this year with all courts available to watch on the Eurosport Player via the integrated app at Wimbledon.
Fans in 33 countries will be able watch EVERY superstar in action at Wimbledon either through the Eurosport Player, eurosport.com or on TV with exclusive coverage in Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Romania, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine.
Eurosport in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will have total exclusivity throughout The Championships except when local players are competing while Eurosport’s non-exclusive coverage in the UK includes the Ladies and Gentlemen’s singles finals as well as daily highlights.
For the first time Eurosport’s flagship tennis show, Game, Schett & Mats will be presented from Wimbledon. Hosted by seven-time Grand Slam winner Mats Wilander and former world number seven Barbara Schett, the programme will analyse the key matches and preview the pick of the upcoming ties throughout the fortnight. Also offering their own unique insights for Eurosport at The Championships will be 1994 Wimbledon champion Conchita Martinez as well as Grand Slam finalists Greg Rusedski and Thomas Enqvist.
Emir Osmanbegovic, SVP Sports Content and Production at Eurosport, “We’re thrilled to be able to give millions of fans across Europe the opportunity to watch every local hero compete in the best events on Eurosport. Thanks to the comprehensive coverage across our digital platforms – such as the Eurosport Player – fans can enjoy the ultimate Wimbledon experience on the platform of their choice. We have forged a reputation for constantly pushing the boundaries when it comes to tennis production and with Mats Wilander and Barbara Schett analysing the tennis from London, Eurosport is the only place to enjoy the action.”