Discovery Agrees BBC Highlights Deal For Australian Open
By Community | January 14, 2022
Discovery, the UK rights holder for the Australian Open, has reached an agreement with BBC for the broadcaster to present daily highlights from the first Grand Slam of 2022. UK viewers can follow all the live action from Melbourne on discovery+, including access to every court and every match, Eurosport and the Eurosport App.
As part of Discovery’s comprehensive multi-platform coverage, more than 250 hours of live action will be available including all the top matches on Rod Laver Arena, Margaret Court Arena and John Cain Arena however viewers choose to watch the action. The additional content on discovery+ will allow subscribers to choose from all matches – live and on-demand –ensuring they don’t miss a moment of the action.
Discovery is using the full breadth of its network to ensure every angle is covered on every platform.
Eurosport.co.uk provide the latest news, scores and opinions from the tournament as-it-happens. This includes previews, live blogs and match reports complemented by forthright opinions from Discovery’s cast of tennis experts including Tim Henman, Jo Konta from the Eurosport Cube – its state-of-the-art, mixed-reality studio.
The 2022 Australian Open is the first of a new 10-year partnership between Discovery and Tennis Australia. Announced in September last year, the new agreement includes all linear and digital rights to the tournament and extends Eurosport’s association with the Australian Open that first began in 1995.