O2 renews WTA rights in Czech Republic

Pay-television broadcaster O2 has renewed rights to Women’s Tennis Association events in the Czech Republic for a further three years, from 2020 to 2022.

O2 signed the new deal with WTA Media, the joint venture between the WTA and digital sports media company DAZN Group. Its current three-year agreement runs from 2017 to 2019.

O2 has committed to continue its comprehensive coverage of the Tour. In 2018, O2 broadcast 4,630 hours of 47 tournaments in the country.

Six Czech players are in the top 50 of the WTA rankings, including former world number on Karolína Plíšková and double Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitová.