TENNIS: ESPN announces ATP and WTA Tour schedule for 2013

January 24, 2013

ESPN has announced its schedule of live ATP 250 and WTA Tour tournaments for 2013 featuring the world’s best players.

Following ESPN’s coverage of the ATP Brisbane International in January, where Wimbledon runner-up and London 2012 Olympic champion Andy Murray retained his title, the line-up of top international tennis continues throughout the year with a further 14 tournaments set be covered from February to November.

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TENNIS: ATP World Tour Finals 2012 – Live on Sky Sports & BBC TV

October 29, 2012

A thrilling year of tennis reaches its final set with the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

It’s the fourth staging of the traditional season-finale to the men’s tour at the O2 Arena, where the top-eight singles players and doubles pairings go head-to-head for the chance to claim most prestigious title in the sport outside of the grand slams.

Live coverage of the eight-day tournament begins on Sky Sports and BBC Sport on Monday, November 5.

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TENNIS: Eurosport signs deal to broadcast ATP Power Horse Cup

October 9, 2012

Eurosport has signed a three-year deal to screen the revamped ATP Power Horse Cup from 2013.

The pan-European broadcaster will show extensive live coverage of the tournament on its channels across 59 countries, including British Eurosport.

Formerly known as the Power Horse World Team Cup, the Düsseldorf outdoor clay court tournament is adopting a new format from 2013 by joining the ATP World Tour 250 series.

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TENNIS: BBC to screen ATP World Tour Finals until 2013

July 4, 2012

BBC Sport will continue to provide free-to-air coverage of the end-of-season Barclays ATP World Tour Finals after signing a two-year extension to their current broadcast agreement.

The new deal will see the BBC broadcast the next two editions of the event at the O2 Arena in London in November 2012 and 2013.

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TENNIS: ESPN secures ATP and WTA tennis rights

March 29, 2012

ESPN has made its first significant foray into tennis in the UK after securing the rights to screen 15 tournaments from the men’s and women’s tours throughout 2012.

The broadcaster will screen 11 events from the ATP World Tour 250 series, the third tier of tournaments on the men’s tour, as well as three WTA Tour tournaments and a special exhibition event, all featuring some of the world’s top tennis stars who will be competing for valuable ranking points between the Grand Slams.

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TENNIS: ATP World Tour Finals 2011 – Live on Sky Sports / BBC TV

November 17, 2011

After a gruelling and fiercely competitive year on the men’s tennis circuit, the world’s best descend on London once again to battle for supremecy at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals – live on Sky Sports and BBC Television.

In the third staging of the traditional season-finale at the O2 Arena, the top-eight singles players and doubles pairings go head-to-head for the chance to claim most prestigious title in the sport outside of the grand slams.

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