FFT Press Release, April 5, 2022
The French Tennis Federation and SuperSport, who broadcast Roland-Garros across the whole of Sub-Saharan Africa, are delighted to announce that they have extended their broadcasting agreement until the 2026 edition of the tournament.
Thanks to this new contract, which includes the television and digital rights for the Parisian Grand Slam, SuperSport will continue to broadcast the Roland-Garros tournament in more than 50 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.By extending this collaboration, SuperSport will be able to offer wide coverage of the tournament, in particular by showing all of the Night sessions on all of its platforms.
SuperSport is one of the major broadcasters of sports programmes in Africa, producing and broadcasting national and international sports competitions for its subscribers.
This agreement will further extend the collaboration between SuperSport and the FFT, whose partnership agreement for broadcasting Roland-Garros in Sub-Saharan Africa was first signed more than 15 years ago.
“We are delighted to renew this broadcasting agreement with SuperSport, our long-term partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. We sincerely thank them for their loyalty. Thanks to this agreement, tennis fans in Africa – of which there are many! – will be able to indulge their passion and watch the champions in action,” announced Gilles Moretton, President of the French Tennis Federation.
“Our association with the French Tennis Federation is one of the longest we have enjoyed and SuperSport is thrilled to have extended this partnership. Roland-Garros has a unique flair and appeal that resonates with our viewers across the continent. The action is constant and the great history and traditions make this must-watch television,” announced Marc Jury, chief executive of SuperSport.