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beIN Sports, USTA extend US Open partnership

beIN Sports, the MENA sports broadcaster, has confirmed it will remain the home of the US Open Tennis Championships until 2027 after renewing exclusive media rights to the tournament for a further five years. The extension means beIN will continue to be the only platform in the MENA region where viewers can watch all four […]

August 24, 2023

Sony Sports Network returns with Extraaa Serve

Sports broadcaster of India, Sony Sports Network, is the official broadcaster and Sony LIV is the official streaming partner of the upcoming US Open in India, set to commence on August 28th. Current ATP World Rank No.1 and reigning US Open champion, Carlos Alcaraz will look to re-ignite his rivalry with former top seed Novak […]

August 24, 2023

Eurosport, discovery+ to show US Open in 45 markets

Tennis fans in 45 markets across Europe will be able to watch live and on-demand action from every court at the US Open as the year’s final Grand Slam takes place in New York. Viewers watching on discovery+ and the Eurosport App can see comprehensive coverage with every point from every match played at Flushing […]

August 21, 2023

Data: Wimbledon streaming grows modestly

Wimbledon 2023 came to a  close on July 16th and, as has been the case in other recent major sporting events, the tournament hit a record for streaming adoption — a testament to sports fans’ shift to online video platforms. NPAW customer data shows a significant uptick in streaming usage during Wimbledon 2023 compared with […]

July 19, 2023

Recast, Pitch serve up Hopman Cup

Sports marketing agency Pitch International has partnered with innovative sports broadcasting company Recast to  host the Hopman Cup tennis event, organised by Tennium, on the microtransaction pay-per-view platform which will allow fans in dark markets to watch the event. The partnership will also increase their global exposure and monetise the rights in territories where broadcasters […]

July 19, 2023

Sinclair distribution deal with Hulu

Sinclair, the US broadcaster, has announced a distribution agreement with Hulu to add carriage of Tennis Channel, T2, Comet and CHARGE! to Hulu + Live TV. Tennis Channel, the television-based multiplatform destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle and T2, Tennis Channel’s first free ad-supported TV (FAST) channel, are scheduled to debut […]

July 19, 2023

The Switch delivers international live video of Wimbledon 2023

The Switch, a provider of production services and live video delivery, provided international connectivity and transmission for the 2023 Wimbledon Championships. Supporting IMG Studios in the UK and the main international rightsholders, including ESPN, Tennis Channel and Stats Perform, The Switch’s expertise in first-mile connectivity and robust network reach bought live feeds of the world’s […]

July 18, 2023

Fremantle nets sales for On the Line: The Richard Williams Story

Fremantle has announced a series of international sales for the eagerly anticipated feature documentary On the Line: The Richard Williams Story. The film recently had it’s UK premiere at Sheffield Docfest and will now see a multi-territory rollout. Set to launch on Sky (UK and Italy), Canal+ (France), MNET (South Africa), Paramount+ (Australia) and TVNZ […]

July 17, 2023

Vodafone 5G boost for visually impaired tennis fans

UK multiplay telco Vodafone is trialling new 5G-powered GiveVision headsets on Centre Court and No. 1 Court at Wimbledon which it claims let visually impaired fans watch live tennis like never before, marking the first time this 5G technology has ever been used in tennis. Live footage is streamed from local TV cameras over Vodafone […]

July 6, 2023By Colin Mann

ATP Media, IMG Replay extend partnership

ATP Media, the global sales, broadcast, media, and distribution arm of the ATP Tour, and IMG Replay have extended their partnership to manage and license the video archive for the ATP Tour Archive until December 31st 2025. ATP Media’s long-term investment in the ATP Tour Archive has seen the creation of a fully searchable and […]

July 5, 2023