IPTL Organisers Reveal Global Broadcast Reach
By iSportconnect | November 10, 2014
The inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) will be broadcast in over 125 countries, price the tournament’s organisers have confirmed.
The league will be covered globally in regions such as the US, UK, France, the Czech Republic, Serbia, South-East Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and Brazil.
Organisers have also highlighted deals with broadcast channels Star Sports, who has acquired the rights to telecast the event in the Indian subcontinent, ABS-CBN in the Philippines, SingTel in Singapore and Abu Dhabi Media Group in the UAE.
The IPTL, which will take place between 28 November and 13 December, will feature the world’s leading tennis stars from past and present such as Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras and Maria Sharapova.
“We are thrilled to take the inaugural Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League to global audiences through many of the world’s leading broadcasters,” said IPTL founder Mahesh Bhupathi.
“In an era in which the media is at the forefront of all live action, we are pleased to offer an unmatched viewing experience to audiences across the world and believe the event will change the way the world looks at the sport of tennis in the seasons to come.”