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LTA serves enhanced broadcast agreement

UK tennis’s governing body the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has revealed a comprehensive new broadcast agreement that will see the UK summer grass court events given the widest coverage to date on network television, streaming and digital platforms. All the action will be available across multiple platforms after the BBC and Prime Video confirmed broadcast […]

May 30, 2022By Colin Mann

Universal Tennis, Amazon Announce Rights Deal

Amazon and Universal Tennis have announced a media rights deal and investment, which will see the two companies work together to drive positive, innovative changes to the sport of tennis. As part of the agreement, Prime Video will become the home of the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) events. Launched in 2021, the PTT completed […]

March 8, 2022

Netflix docuseries to follow pro tennis players

Tennis fans will be able to share in a year in the life of some of the world’s best known players as they journey around the world, seeking to win on the sport’s biggest stages, in a new Netflix documentary series. To bring this series to the screen, Netflix has teamed up with the four […]

January 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

StarHub serves up all 4 tennis Grand Slams

StarHub is the first provider in Singapore to serve up front-row seats to all four Grand Slam tournaments. Leveraging an extended partnership with beIN, customers with a Sports+ subscription will be able to watch live tennis action on beIN Sports 2, with the Australian Open from January 17th to 30th, and the French Open (Roland-Garros) […]

January 12, 2022

BT Sport to broadcast Stockholm Open

BT Sport has announced that will broadcast action from the Stockholm Open, the indoor tennis event, from November 7th. This year’s line up includes Andy Murray, alongside Olympic winner Alexander Zverev and current British number 1 Cameron Norrie.   BT Sport’s live coverage of the first round will commence on November 7th on ESPN. Coverage […]

November 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Survey: Kane most bankable sports star

Harry Kane is the UK’s most popular sports star in 2021, according to analysis from the 2021 Global Sports Survey conducted by Altman Solon, the strategy consulting firm focused exclusively on Telecommunications, Media, and Technology (TMT). The survey analysis also quantifies the significant financial effects of global stars – like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo […]

September 29, 2021

Tennis Channel serves up UK

US Sinclair Broadcasting’s The Tennis Channel International has launched in the UK market joining services in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Greece. The 24-hour streamed channel will feature original Tennis Channel series, documentaries, features, instruction, highlights and select matches on-demand. Tennis Channel International will also cover live competition from British events, starting with the UK Pro […]

August 20, 2021

BBC extends Wimbledon rights

The BBC and the All England Club have announced a three-year extension to their broadcast partnership, giving the BBC the domestic rights to broadcast the tennis tournament up to and including 2027. The new agreement guarantees that Wimbledon will remain free to air for UK fans for a further three years from the conclusion of […]

July 9, 2021

Wimbledon returns to BBC

From June 28th, BBC audiences can once again tune again to the iconic Wimbledon tennis tournament after the event was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport, commented: “We are delighted to bring back Wimbledon, such a centrepiece event of the sporting calendar to unite the nation after what […]

June 17, 2021

Virgin Media to show French Open in 4K and HDR

Virgin Media will broadcast Roland-Garros event in 4K with High Dynamic Range (HDR) when Eurosport’s coverage of the tournament starts on September 27th. With limited spectators allowed to watch the French Open inside the stadium, Virgin Media will provide the highest picture quality possible for viewers. Roland-Garros will run for two weeks until October 11th. […]

September 23, 2020