Eurosport serves up live Laver Cup coverage
September 17, 2019
The Laver Cup – a men’s tennis tournament between teams from Europe and the rest of the world – and Eurosport have announced a new agreement that will bring live and dedicated multi-platform coverage of this year’s event across Europe.
The agreement grants Eurosport rights to the Laver Cup to more than 50 European markets, including Switzerland, where this year’s event will be hosted at Palexpo, Geneva, from September 20th to 22nd.
“This year’s Laver Cup in Geneva is going to be very special, and we’re delighted to have Eurosport join our family of premium live broadcasters. With a sold-out stadium for the three days of the tournament, we are delighted fans across Europe will be able to watch Eurosport’s extensive coverage on television, and on Eurosport Player,” Tony Godsick, President and CEO of TEAM8, said.
“We are delighted to secure the multi-platform rights to the prestigious Laver Cup event across Europe. Our unrivalled coverage of Grand Slams across Europe and ATP in several European territories has made us the ‘Home of Tennis’ for millions of fans across the continent and we are thrilled to add the Laver Cup to our portfolio of coverage. Once again the biggest names in tennis will be competing on Eurosport in what promises to be another memorable event,” Laurent Prud’homme, Senior Vice President, Rights Acquisitions, Eurosport, said.
Team Europe, who lifted the trophy at the inaugural event in Prague in 2017 and in Chicago in 2018, will be represented by Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Fabio Fognini. Team World will be led by John Isner, Milos Raonic, Nick Kyrgios, Taylor Fritz, Denis Shapovalov and Jack Sock.