13: 56 BST, 1 August 2017
13: 57 BST, 1 September 2017
Sky Sports activities have lost out on the particular rights to broadcast ATP golf tournament events to American the big players Amazon. Â
Fans wanting to observe stars such as Andy Murray and Rafa Nadal regularly coming from 2018 will have to register to Amazon Prime in obtain to do so after the particular video streaming arm of the particular retail firm won the legal rights with an offer believed to be able to be worth Â£10million a calendar year. Â
Sky’s current contract is considered to be worth around Â£8million a year over five decades. Â
Fans wishing to observe Andy Murray on a standard basis will need to subscribe to Amazon online marketplace Prime
The deal includes almost any major tournament played outside the a number of major Grand Slams – like the high-profile season endingÂ ATP Entire world Tour finals in London.
Amazon also recently announced a package with the NFL to transmission Thursday night games in The united states. It also has a handle the Bundesliga in Germany. Â
The news is another blow regarding Sky, whose deal to variety the PGA Championships expired instructions using the BBC stepping in to be able to screen the tournament. Â
Sky lately rejigged their broadcast channel choices which seemed to hint at their particular attitude towards tennis.