WHITE PLAINS, November 4, 2021 (USTA Press Release)
The USTA announced that Eclat Media Group has been granted the exclusive live television and digital rights to the US Open Tennis Championships in 15 territories across Asia in a five-year deal that begins with the 2022 US Open.
Eclat recently expanded its SPOTV platform across Asia and adds the US Open to a live programming slate that also includes The Championships, Wimbledon. The territories included in the deal are Mongolia, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Macau.
“We were inspired by the bold vision and are excited to partner with Eclat and SPOTV as they grow their regional presence and live sports portfolio,” said Lew Sherr, Chief Revenue Officer, USTA. “This partnership will allow us to elevate the presentation of live US Open content to our substantial and growing fan base throughout Asia.”
“SPOTV aims to introduce a new era in sports entertainment by featuring premier events like the US Open,” said Mitchell Hong, CEO, Eclat Media Group. “Not only is it one of the grand slams of tennis, its non-stop action thrills tennis fans in the region and is a perfect addition to our platform. We are looking forward to delivering one of the world’s most spectacular event together with USTA on SPOTV.”
The 2022 US Open will take place August 29-September 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y