IPTL to be telecast live in over 150 territories in a bid to attract more viewers

THE SECOND EDITION OF THE much-anticipated International Premier Tennis League will be broadcast in over 150 territories across the globe. The event features the world’s leading tennis players is expecting to attract both increased spectators and viewers with a bevy of leading broadcasters airing the matches for audiences across the World.
The league has partnered with some of the world’s biggest sports broadcasters. ESPN, Fox Asia, Sky Sports, TV5, WOWOW, Eurosport, Tennis Channel, Star Sports, Abu Dhabi Media Group among others will beam the IPTL into homes across the United States, United Kingdom, South-East Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Caribbean, giving the league a truly global broadcast footprint. All matches will be produced in HD quality with IPTL graphics and commentary by Jason Goodall and Robbie Koenig, a media statement said.

“We are proud to strengthen our reach, taking it to global audiences through many of the world’s leading broadcasters. The success of Season 1 is a result of the format being accepted by the players translating into high-intensity competition. We will continue to offer an unmatched viewing experience to our global audiences who are now beginning to enjoy tennis in a manner never seen before,” said Mahesh Bhupathi on behalf of the league. 

This year’s edition will see five franchises --  Indian Aces, Singapore Slammers, UAE Royals, Philippine Mavericks, and Japan Warriors battle it out for the coveted IPTL trophy.
The five franchises will feature Grand Slam champions, current and former world number one players, and other top tennis talent from across the world. The star-studded line-up boasts seven of the Top 10 men’s and women’s players.

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