WHITE PLAINS, November 4, 2021 (USTA press release)
The USTA has announced that Eclat Media Group has secured the exclusive live and digital television rights to the US Open tennis championships in 15 territories across Asia in a five-year agreement starting with the US Open 2022.
Eclat recently expanded its SPOTV platform across Asia and adds the US Open to a list of live programming that also includes The Championships, Wimbledon. The territories included in the agreement are Mongolia, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Macao.
“We were inspired by this bold vision and are delighted to partner with Eclat and SPOTV as they develop their regional presence and live sports portfolio,” noted Lew sherr, Director of Revenue, USTA. “This partnership will allow us to elevate the presentation of live US Open content to our substantial and growing fan base across Asia.”
“SPOTV aims to usher in a new era in sports entertainment by presenting premier events like the US Open”, noted Mitchell hong, CEO, Eclat Media Group. “Not only is it one of tennis’s grand slams, its non-stop action thrills tennis fans across the region and is a perfect addition to our platform. We look forward to bringing one of the world’s most spectacular events with USTA to SPOTV.
The 2022 US Open will be held August 29 through September 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY