Tennis


Amazon takes live rights to US Open tennis in the UK and Ireland

Amazon has agreed a five-year deal to broadcast live and on-demand coverage of the US Open Tennis Championships to Prime Video Members in the UK and Ireland. The deal, agreed with the USTA – the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the US – is due to begin with the 2018 US Open […]

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 […]

Amazon beats Sky to secure ATP tennis rights for UK

Amazon has beaten Sky to secure the UK rights to men’s ATP World Tour tennis, according to press reports. As reported by The Guardian, the global streaming giant is believed to have paid up to £10 million (€11 million) a year to secure the rights to the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and Masters 500 […]

Thomson Video Networks delivers French Open in 4K

Technology provider Thomson Video Networks’ ViBE 4K HEVC encoder was used to transmit live 4K streaming of the 2015 French Open tennis championship, the company has revealed.  France Télévisions in partnership with FRANSAT, the French DTH platform operated by Eutelsat, used the ViBE 4K to broadcast live UHD pictures in H.265 format on the Francetvsport […]

France Televisions launches French Open app

French public broadcaster France Televisions has partnered with interactive and social television specialists Monterosa to launch a new app to coincide with the start of this year’s French Open tennis tournament. The A Vous de Jouer (Your Turn To Play)  app will roll out this weekend and is based on Monterosa’s LViS Sports Predictor app […]