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World TeamTennis announces 2018 broadcast schedule

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World TeamTennis today announced an extensive television broadcast schedule that will include partnerships with ESPN, Tennis Channel, NBC Sports Regional Networks, and other regional sports networks to air more than 250 hours of programming for the 2018 season. In addition to the linear television distribution, every match will also be ...

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Tennis Fans Can Meet Rafael Nadal In Paris Through One Drop Foundation and Prizeo

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International foundation One Drop – created by Guy Laliberté in 2007 – announced today that it has partnered with Prizeo, the online giving platform that democratizes giving for all income levels, to provide one lucky winner with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: meet the current number-one ranked singles player, tennis legend Rafael Nadal, in ...

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ESPN+ Direct-to-Consumer Subscription Streaming Service Now Available on Roku Devices

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Roku on Monday announced the availability of ESPN+ through the new ESPN channel on the Roku® platform, allowing Roku player and Roku TV users to access thousands of additional live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks. ESPN+ is the first-ever multi-sport, direct-to-consumer premium ...

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Sinclair Announces Agreement With YouTube TV Includes Carriage Of Tennis Channel To All Subscribers

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) today announced an agreement for all of its ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC affiliates to be carried in their respective markets as YouTube TV launches in those markets. As part of this agreement, YouTube TV will also deliver Tennis Channel to all of its members.  ...

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ESPN2, ESPN3 To Air Mylan WTT Finals Friday

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The Mylan World TeamTennis presented by GEICO Finals between the Orange County Breakers and San Diego Aviators on Friday will air on ESPN3 at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT with ESPN2 joining the live coverage at midnight ET / 9 p.m. PT. The teams will face off in a rematch of last ...

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Mylan World TeamTennis Partners With ESPN To Introduce First In-Match Player Microphones During Professional Tennis Competition

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Mylan World TeamTennis is teaming up with ESPN to bring another innovation to the sport with the introduction of Quantum5X (Q5X) QT-5100 PlayerMics, on-player wireless microphones that capture on-court action. For the first time in professional tennis competition, players will wear wireless microphone transmitters in Mylan WTT matches this summer, ...

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Nielsen and Tennis Channel Extend Agreement to Include National TV Ratings

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Today, Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) and Tennis Channel announced that they have expanded their relationship, beyond the Nielsen Local TV Ratings Service, to also include Nielsen’s National TV Ratings service. Tennis Channel is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both professional tennis and its lifestyle. This multi-year agreement provides Tennis ...

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USTA, French Tennis Federation Look To Turn Marketing Green Into Red Clay Gold

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American tennis and red clay have not been the best of matchups over the years—A Williams sister here, a Roddick there, even a random Capriati—but overall U.S. success has been on hard surfaces and grass. Maybe that can finally start to change via a new business- supported partnership at the ...

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Mylan World TeamTennis Begins Sunday on ESPN3, Finals Live on ESPN2

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The Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) season begins Sunday, July 31, with 15 matches on ESPN3, concluding with the finals live on ESPN2 on Friday, Aug. 26. The season kicks off at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday with five-time defending champions – the Washington Kastles – facing off against a new ...

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Amy Lawrence Named ‘Voice of the New York Empire’

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CBS Sports Radio host and Gracie Award winner Amy Lawrence will serve as the “Voice of the New York Empire” for the squad’s upcoming inaugural Mylan World TeamTennis season, July 31 through August 12 at historic Forest Hills Stadium at The West Side Tennis Club, the team announced today. The ...

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