beIN serves up Ultimate Tennis Showdown
July 9, 2020
Ultimate Tennis Showdown (UTS) and beIN Media Group have announced a media rights agreements that will see beIN Sports broadcast Ultimate Tennis Showdown 1 events across 24 countries in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) and 11 countries in Asia-Pacific (Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, East Timor, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore).
The Ultimate Tennis Showdown 1, created by tennis champion Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou, began last month and is being played at the eponymous Mouratoglou Academy in Southern France. The tournament boasts an innovative format, such as matches played in 12-minute quarters.
The deal will see beIN broadcast the Ultimate Tennis Showdown 1 semi-finals and final live on beIN Sports from July 12th. Fans will also get a chance to watch match highlights from all previous stages of the UTS 1.
The UTS title will be contested by Richard Gasquet (France), Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece), Matteo Berrettini (Italy), and David Goffin (Belgium).