ATP and WTA unify under one roof with new app

Tennis’s ATP and WTA tours have partnered to launch a single mobile app. The ATP WTA Live app, which is an effort to unify the fragmented sport, will provide access to the latest scores, results, stats, news, video and movement in the official rankings. The app will replace the existing standalone ATP and WTA apps. […]

Watch4 scores ATP rights

DACH-based AVOD Watch4 will stream three ATP 250 tournaments live from Australia.. The streamer has entered into an agreement with IMG, with the announcement made by Philipp Rotermund, CEO, Video Solutions AG. From now to January 15, Watch4 will feature live streams of 21 Tennis Australia tournaments taking place in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. The […]

ATP and WTA launches first joint project amid calls for tennis unification

The newly combined ATP and WTA marketing operation has launched its first major project. The two top tennis associations – the men’s ATP and the women’s WTA – first announced plans to merge their marketing departments in January amid further calls to fully merge the seven bodies that run the game.  The new project in […]

CVC in talks to merge ATP and WTA in US$600 million One Tennis deal

Private equity firm CVC is reportedly in advanced talks over a deal to combine the organisers of the men’s and women’s tennis tours in one commercial entity. According to a report from Sky News, the former Formula One owner CVC is in detailed talks over a US$600 million deal to combine the ATP and WTA […]

Amazon reveals extensive summer slate of live Tennis broadcasting

Amazon has announced a summer schedule of tennis broadcasting as sports continues to mount a comeback in a post-lockdown world. Coverage will start with the 31st Palermo Ladies Open WTA event from August 3, followed by the WTA and ATP tour Western & Southern Open in New York from August 22. The summer will be […]

Amazon expands live tennis coverage to 80 tournaments

Amazon has expanded its library of live tennis rights to over 80 tournaments from the ATP and WTA, the company has said.  Prime Video will broadcast live, on-site coverage across many ATP and WTA tournaments in 2020, including combined coverage at the upcoming BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells (March 11-22), Miami Open presented by Itaú […]

Eurosport claims French ‘home of tennis’ status after new ATP deal

Discovery-owned Eurosport has struck a new five-year deal with the ATP World Tour and ATP Media to bring 37 ATP world Tour tennis tournaments a season to its platform in France from next year. In addition to the season-ending Nitto ATP Finals and the Next Gen ATP Finals, the five-year agreement incorporates all nine ATP […]

TDC accepts €5.4bn takeover, drops MTG plan

TDC’s board has recommended shareholders accept a €5.4 billion takeover offer from a consortium of bidders, in a move that lays to rest plans to buy MTG’s Nordic broadcasting and entertainment business. TDC received an offer from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and three pension funds – PFA, PKA and ATP – to buy the […]

Amazon agrees live and on-demand ATP Tennis rights

Amazon has agreed two deals with ATP and ATP Media to broadcast live ATP tennis in the UK and Ireland and to add Tennis TV to its Amazon Channels line-up in the US . In the UK and Republic of Ireland, Amazon Prime Video has agreed live and on-demand distribution rights to the ATP World […]

Amazon serves up new ATP tennis tournament

ATP and ATP Media have confirmed that Amazon will be an official worldwide streaming partner for the ATP World Tour. Starting this year, Amazon will have global over-the-top rights to broadcast the Next Gen ATP Finals through Amazon Prime Video – except in China. In the US it will also have the full exclusive rights […]