beIN Sports extends US Open deal for five years

The United States Tennis Association has renewed beIN Sports’ exclusive broadcasting rights to air the US Open Tennis Championships in the MENA region for a further five years.

The new deal will see beIN Sports broadcast the tennis tournament until 2027 with Arabic and English language coverage.

The Qatar-based broadcaster has held the exclusive rights to the US Open for more than a decade and is the only platform where viewers in the MENA region can watch all four Grand Slams.

Mohammad Al-Subaie, CEO of beIN MEN, said: “beIN and the US Open have enjoyed a highly successful partnership over the past decade, bringing to the Middle East and North Africa some of the most memorable tennis matches of recent years. Interest in tennis is at an all-time high in this region and we are delighted to have the broadcast rights for five more years. Continuing to be the home of Grand Slam tennis gives us the chance to share more special sporting moments with our subscribers and we look forward to another exciting tournament later this month.”

“The US Open and beIN have together delivered spectacular tennis to fans in the Middle East and North Africa for many years, and we are so very pleased to continue our partnership” added Kirsten Corio, chief commercial officer, USTA. “As the world’s best tennis players, including Ons Jabeur, compete on our Grand Slam stage, we look forward to continuing to expand the US Open audience throughout the region for many years to come”.

This will be complemented by dedicated studios where beIN’s best-in-class tennis experts will be on hand to offer unmatched analysis and commentary, assess the top results and top players’ performance, and share behind the scenes highlights. Viewers will hear from Adel Al Shatti, Karim Alami, Selima Sfar, Anass Lamrani, and more incredible tennis athletes, sharing their expert commentary and analysis, alongside beIN’s presenter, Areej Sleem. beIN will also be catering to its viewers and subscribers with exclusive daily highlights shows covering all the best matches, tournament reviews, and documentaries with the biggest names in world tennis.

The US open commences on August 28, with programming across beIn Sport networks including, beIN Sports 5, beIN Sports 6, beIN Sports 7 and beIN Sports 2 English.

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