IMG launches Wimbledon rights sales process in France

The IMG Media agency has launched the sales process for rights in France to the Wimbledon tennis tournament, according to French newspaper l’Equipe.

The rights will cover three editions of the event, from 2014 to 2016.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus currently has rights to the event in France in a three-year deal, from 2011 to 2013. The deal is reportedly worth about €3.5m ($4.6m) per year.