EXCLUSIVE: Sky finalises ATP and WTA deal across active territories from 2024
Sky will become the new home of the ATP and WTA tours across its active markets of the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy from 2024 onwards, SportBusiness understands
LTA renews content production tie-up with Whisper, Little Dot Sport
UK-based sports production company Whisper and digital content agency Little Dot Sport have been retained by the Lawn Tennis Association in content production roles
WSC Sports adds ATP Media to tennis client portfolio
ATP Media, the global broadcast production and distribution arm of men’s tennis’ ATP Tour, has agreed a deal with automated highlights company WSC Sports to support its scalable content creation and dig…
Warner Bros. Discovery retains US Open rights in 45 European markets
Media conglomerate Warner Bros. Discovery has acquired rights to the US Open tennis grand slam in 45 markets across Europe as part of a new five-year agreement with the United States Tennis Association from 2023 to 2027.
Professional Tennis Players Association adds five executives
The Professional Tennis Players Association (PTPA) has announced five leadership and executive additions around the world, including at its headquarters in Washington, DC, as well as Chicago, Los Angeles,…
Rolex renews with Shanghai Masters in 10-year deal
Watchmaker Rolex has renewed its title sponsorship of the Shanghai Masters ATP 1000 tournament in a 10-year deal running from 2023 to 2032
Sony nets Davis Cup rights in Indian subcontinent for next two years
Indian pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has renewed its rights to the Davis Cup for two years, 2023 and 2024
Australian Open sets new attendance record, targets landmark for 2024
The Australian Open has set a new attendance record for its 2023 edition, with organisers seeking to break the one million mark for next year’s tennis grand slam.
Kosmos ‘takes case to CAS’ over Davis Cup contract termination
Kosmos Tennis, a subsidiary of the Kosmos investment group, claims to have taken its case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne following the termination of its 25-year agreement with the International…
Tennis Australia adds more companies to tech start-up programme
Tennis Australia has selected four more companies for its AO Startups programme, which gives companies the chance to have their technology piloted during the Australian Open and in other areas of Australian…
Dunlop seals Australian Open extension amid ball quality concerns
Tennis Australia has agreed a five-year extension to its sponsorship deal with Dunlop for the Australian Open despite criticism over the sporting goods manufacturer’s products at the ongoing edition o…
Jevans to become first female chair of AELTC
Debbie Jevans has been elected vice-chair of the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club (AELTC) and will succeed Ian Hewitt as chair of the body in July following this year’s Wimbledon Championships.
ServusTV retains free-to-air French Open rights in Austria
Commercial broadcaster ServusTV has acquired free-to-air rights in Austria to high-profile matches during the next two editions of the French Open tournament in a sublicensing deal with Warner Bros. Discovery
WTA unveils new Abu Dhabi event with IMG
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has established a Middle East swing on its 2023 calendar with the announcement that Abu Dhabi will host its first ongoing sanctioned tour event.
Whisper appointed to produce Wimbledon world feed
UK-based sports production company Whisper has agreed a deal with the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) to become the production partner of Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS) for the next…
ITF’s 25-year Davis Cup deal with Kosmos terminated
Kosmos Tennis' 25-year agreement with the International Tennis Federation to run and commercialise the Davis Cup has been terminated following unsuccessful attempts to renegotiate the deal
Australian Open teams up with Roblox to further metaverse efforts
Tennis Australia has furthered the Australian Open’s commitment to exploring the metaverse by launching a new game on the popular online gaming platform Roblox.