Women's Tennis Association (WTA)
US media group Discovery saw off an aggressive bid from incumbent Match TV to take over exclusive rights in Russia to Women’s Tennis Association events from 2020, completing its tennis set in the country.
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Amazon secured Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour rights in the UK for the 2020-23 cycle with a bid nearly 60 per cent higher than incumbent pay-television broadcaster BT Sport's current fee, SportBusiness Media understands, as the tech and ecommerce giant moves to establish a dominant position in UK tennis broadcasting.
International sports broadcaster Eurosport has acquired exclusive rights in Russia to Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournaments.
Internet giant Amazon confirmed on Wednesday that it has acquired Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour rights in the UK and Ireland in a four-year deal starting from 2020.
Internet giant Amazon has acquired exclusive UK rights to the WTA tennis tour from 2020, SportBusiness Media understands, taking the property from pay-television broadcaster BT Sport