TENNIS: Sky Sports to screen Great Britain’s Fed Cup tie against Argentina

April 17, 2013

Sky Sports has signed a deal with the ITF to show live coverage of Great Britain’s Fed Cup World Group II play-off clash against Argentina this weekend.

Laura Robson will spearhead Britain’s bid for Fed Cup promotion on the clay courts of Parque Roca in Buenos Aires on April 20-21.

The tie will decide who progresses to the eight-nation 2014 World Group II, the second tier of the international competition, after Great Britain finished as joint winners of the Europe/Africa Zone Group I in February.

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TENNIS: Great Britain’s Fed Cup tie to be shown live on British Eurosport

March 16, 2012

British Eurosport will broadcast live coverage of Great Britain’s Fed Cup tie against Sweden this weekend.

Following their successful Euro/Africa Zone Group I wins over Portugal, Netherlands, Israel and Austria in February, the British team will play an away tie in Boras, Sweden in the World Group II Play-offs on April 21-22.

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TENNIS: British Eurosport secures exclusive Davis Cup coverage

January 24, 2012

British Eurosport will become the new home of Davis Cup tennis after signing a two-year deal to broadcast exclusive coverage of the World Group ties.

The Pan-European channel takes over the rights to screen the elite matches from Sky Sports, and will cover a tie from each stage of the prestigious competition through to the final in 2012 and 2013.

In a separate deal, the broadcaster will screen live coverage of Great Britain’s Davis Cup ties in the Europe/Africa Zone Group One throughout 2012, including their first round tie against Slovakia at Glasgow’s Braehead Arena on February 10-12.

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