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Sky Sports launching dedicated tennis channel

A new Sky Sports Tennis channel will launch on Sky and NOW on February 11th, making tennis content available all day, every day for fans in the UK and Ireland. Sky Sports says it will broadcast more live tennis than anywhere else, bringing over 4,000 live matches from more than 80 tournaments a year on […]

January 30, 2024

Hexagon Cup on DAZN

DAZN, the sports streaming platform, will become the global home of Hexagon Cup, the new padel tournament starting on January 31st in Madrid. DAZN will stream all 21 matches live. DAZN subscribers (excluding the US) will be able to watch the championship’s qualification rounds (January 31st – February 2nd), the semi-finals (February 3rd) and the […]

January 19, 2024

ITV scores Hexagon Cup deal

The Hexagon Cup, the new padel tournament, has announced ITV as its UK broadcast rights holder as it prepares for its inaugural event in Madrid, Spain. The deal will see the Semi-Finals (February 3rd) and the Finals (February 4th) of the tournament live streamed on ITVX, along with a highlights programme on ITV4. The partnership […]

January 16, 2024

Billie Jean King, Davis Cups on BBC

Audiences can watch tennis live on the BBC this November across both the Billie Jean King Cup and Davis Cup. Great Britain are set to face Sweden in the Billie Jean King Cup play-offs at the Copper Box Arena, London. Fans can watch live on BBC iPlayer and on the BBC Sport Website and app […]

November 3, 2023

The LTA retains Whisper and Little Dot Sport

Following a successful Partnership in 2022, the LTA has renewed its Production Partnership with Whisper and Little Dot Sport for 2023, as LTA remains focused on opening up tennis to new audiences in the UK. Whisper and Little Dot Sport will once again combine their skills to produce and distribute a variety of high-impact content […]

February 14, 2023

WBD grows Australian Open audience

Warner Bros Discovery Sports (WBDS) has reported audience growth year-on-year across Europe on its streaming platforms discovery+ and the Eurosport App for its exclusive coverage of the Australian Open 2023 following week one of the tournament. Streaming audiences increased by almost a third across Europe on discovery+ and the Eurosport App. Other growth highlights include: […]

January 25, 2023

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