Sky Sports will launch its first dedicated tennis channel in the UK and Ireland on February 11; watch over 4,000 matches in over 80 games a year live on Sky Sports; Former British players Tim Henman and Laura Robson are part of the new team
9:55, UK, Tuesday 30 January 2024
Sky Sports has confirmed the new home of tennis in the UK and Ireland, and Sky Sports tennis has been launched on Sky and NOW from February 11, making tennis content available all day, every day for fans.
Sky Sports will broadcast live tennis more than anywhere else, bringing over 4,000 matches from more than 80 per year on the ATP and WTA Tours, as well as all the news about the US Open, everything is limited.
The launch of the channel comes after the availability of US Open, ATP and the WTA Tour rights last year, and will add to the unrivaled line-up of dedicated sports offered by Sky, meaning even more value for customers.
Sky Sports tennis will be available to Sky Sports customers with the Complete, Action and Arena packages from February 11and viewers will be able to access multiple streams of action simultaneously via the Sky Sports mobile app, the Sky TV app or the red button and on NOW Bonus Streams, providing access to more live matches.
The first week of programming will feature coverage of the Hologic WTA Tour in Doha, where viewers can watch their favorite players such as Coco Gauff, Ons Jabeur, Aryna Sabalenka, Naomi Osaka and Iga Swiatek.
This continues with the ATP Tour from Rotterdam, followed by an all-star team of Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev on the court in Doha from February 19.
Sky Sports Managing Director, Jonathan Licht, said: “It’s an exciting time for Sky Sports as we launch a new home for tennis fans, and Sky Sports tennis it will give millions of homes the chance to watch the best players in the world all year round.
“We are proud to be the undisputed home of fans in the UK and Ireland, and this new approach will add value to our customers, enabling them to enjoy the sport they love.”
Sky Sports tennis Commentary on the biggest events on the calendar will be expertly reviewed by Britain’s greatest ex-players Tim Henman and Laura Robsonprovided by Salmon teeth is a familiar word for Jonathan Overend on comments.
As well as being a place for people to express themselves, Sky Sports tennis will feature additional programming including big name interviews, behind-the-scenes access, and expert insight on the biggest games and moments of the year.
How to find the new channel and watch it from February 11
On Sky Tower, Sky Sports tennis will be launched on channel 408 from February 11, before moving to channel 407 on February 13 where it will remain.
Viewers can also quickly find channels using the Voice Control function on the Sky Glass, Stream, or Q remote, using the search term “New balls please;’ “It was on line;” “Sky Tennis;” “Sky Sports Tennis” or “Tennis channel”.
Non-Sky subscribers can watch live matches with a NOW Sports Day and Month Membership, via Sky Sports Tennis, Sky Sports Arena, and the Sky Sports Mix channel.
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The Sky Sports tennis channel will also be available on Virgin Media and EE TV, and a number of court streams will be available to Virgin Media customers via the Sky Sports mobile app and the red button and on EE TV as NOW Bonus Streams.
For more information, news and results, fans will also be able to follow the games and their favorite players via Sky Sports News, the Sky Sports app, on skysports.com and via the Sky Sports social channels.
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