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WBD extends US Open rights deal across Europe

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has extended its rights to show the US Open in 45 markets across Europe, including exclusive access in 42 territories, after reaching a new five-year agreement with the United States Tennis Association (USTA). The deal includes live and highlights rights with every match on every court available to stream on discovery+ […]

February 14, 2023

US Open returns to Sky Sports

Sky Sports has signed a new five-year partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) for the US Open Championships. The new agreement will begin with the 2023 US Open at Flushing Meadows, starting on August 28th, with Sky Sports holding the exclusive broadcast rights up to and including the 2027 event. Sky Sports will […]

December 15, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Report: UK 5G usage overtakes 3G

Findings from UK mobile telco Three’s report, Mobile Britain 2022, showing how Brits have been swiping, sharing and connecting, reveals a 5G boom in the last year, with usage increasing by 385 per cent on Three’s superfast network. 5G data carried on Three’s network is now more than double that of 3G – overtaking it […]

April 13, 2022

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

9.2m watch Raducanu win US Open on C4

Channel 4’s late acquistion of the rights to show the US Open final proved to be a huge success, with a peak audience of 9.2 million tuning in to watch Emma Raducanu’s historic win. The broadcaster pulled off a last-minute deal to show the match, paying Amazon a seven-figure sum to put the streaming company’s […]

September 13, 2021

C4 partners with Amazon to show live US Open final

Tennis fans will be able to watch live coverage of the US Open tennis final on Channel 4 after the broadcaster secured a last-minute deal to share the broadcast with Amazon Prime Video. Viewers will be able to cheer on 18-year-old Emma Raducanu as she makes her first Grand Slam final appearance against Canadian Leylah […]

September 11, 2021

US Open final highlights on BBC

Following Emma Raducanu’s historic run to the US Open final, the BBC has announced that it has secured the rights to a TV highlights show of the competition. Raducanu, the first British woman in a major singles tennis final in 44 years, will face Leylah Fernandez on September 11th. The game will be availble to […]

September 10, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Grand Slam tennis returns to Eurosport with AR studio

Grand Slam tennis returns to Eurosport this weekend with the US Open. Eurosport’s production will also exclusively unveil the Eurosport Cube, an interactive mixed-reality studio using augmented reality (AR) and enhanced graphics, to transport fans into the heart of the action from New York and offer detailed and insightful analysis of the action. Barbara Schett […]

August 27, 2020

Prime Video brings global tennis back

This summer, Amazon Prime Video brings live global tennis back to fans in the UK and Ireland, including the US Open Grand Slam. The action begins with the WTA tour’s 31st Palermo Ladies Open, which is taking place now until August 9th. Catherine Whitaker and Marcus Buckland will present Prime Video’s live studio tennis coverage […]

August 4, 2020