German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland is close to dislodging Sport1 as the holder of ATP World Tour tennis media rights in the country.
The ATP World Tour earned hugely improved terms in new deals covering China and India this month.
Chinese video streaming platform iQiyi made an aggressive move into sport this month, acquiring digital rights in major deals with the PGA Tour and the Women’s Tennis Association.
The Perform Group is in advanced talks over a deal for Women’s Tennis Association rights in France from 2017, TV Sports Markets understands.
The BBC paid a significant increase to retain rights to the Wimbledon tennis championships, one of its crown jewels, despite cuts elsewhere in its sports budget.
John Manning, research anaylst for SportBusiness Intelligence examines US Open tennis television audiences in selected European markets and the USA
Eurosport has paid a significant increase to retain long-term exclusivity over Australian Open rights in Europe.
The Wimbledon tennis championships may be steeped in tradition, but the All England Lawn Tennis Club has adopted a forward-thinking and pragmatic sales approach which is reaping dividends.
Interview with Mick Desmond, commercial director of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, on its global rights strategy and the Wimbledon 'brand’.
International broadcaster Eurosport agreed a spate of rights deals late last week as it continues to invest heavily in locally-relevant content.