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Internet giant Amazon will pay more than public-service broadcaster France Télévisions for a substantially smaller package of rights to the French Open’s 2021-23 cycle.

The French tennis federation’s (FFT) decision to hold its first tender in six years for domestic rights to the French Open is unlikely to significantly boost incomes or break the broadcasting duopoly of France Télévisions and Eurosport, according to industry experts spoken to by SportBusiness Media.

Reduced exclusivity has not affected the value of Fox Sports’ new deal for French Open rights in Australia, agreed this month.

The French Open secured greater revenue from China in 2017 compared to last year thanks to a deal with online streaming platform Tencent agreed earlier this month.

Discovery Communications chose to sublicense free-to-air French Open tennis rights in Spain this year after previously keeping coverage for its Dmax channel in the country.

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine and its new subscription streaming service Stan Sport have secured three-year deals to broadcast the Wimbledon and French Open Grand Slam tennis tournaments from…

SporTV, the pay-television broadcaster owned by Brazilian media group Globo, has acquired rights to tennis’ French Open, one of the sport’s four grand slam events, until 2023.

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has issued an invitation to tender for the provision of broadcast transmission and streaming services at its flagship French Open between 2021 and 2023

HBS, the Infront-owned sports broadcast production company, has been appointed by the French Tennis Federation (FFT) as its host broadcaster for the flagship French Open from 2021 to 2023

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SuperSport’s latest deal for French Open media rights in sub-Saharan Africa has illustrated the lack of competition for tennis rights in the region, despite the entrance of new players.

ATP World Tour betting streaming rights have been acquired by the IMG agency after it beat four other bidders – including the incumbent Perform Group

The French tennis federation is nearing a renewal with beIN Media Group for rights to the French Open tournament in the Middle East and North Africa, TV Sports Markets understands.

The French tennis federation last week secured an increase of just over 11 per cent in the value of its domestic French Open rights after agreeing an early renewal with France Télévisions.

Canadian pay-television sports broadcasters TSN and RDS trebled their rights fee and their guarantees for coverage of French Open tennis in last week’s renewal.

There were mixed results for broadcasters of this year's French Open, Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence explains

UK commercial broadcaster ITV this week agreed to pay a small increase for its free-to-air rights to the French Open tennis tournament.

Interview round up from SPORTELAsia on building a successful sports brand in Asia

More exclusivity for Eurosport in new domestic French Open deal

Interview with Jean-Thierry Augustin, chief executive of Eurosport, on Eurosport France’s deal for French Open tennis rights

Eurosport set to tie up French Open in long-term deal to cement its grip on grand slam tennis

Pauline McVey, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences for the 2013 French Open as Nadal wins record-breaking eighth Roland Garros title

Spanish market proving difficult for sellers of the rights to the Fifa World Cup and French Open tennis