sport news Amazon takes broadcast rights to women's tour from 2020 season

Amazon takes broadcast rights to women's tour from 2020 season The women's tour will be broadcast on Amazon Prime Video from next year Staff at BT Sport were told that the main WTA circuit was leaving the station  Amazon already possess the rights to the US Open and the main ATP tour 

By Mike Dickson for the Daily Mail

Published: 20:00 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 20:00 BST, 16 May 2019

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Amazon Prime Video are making another move to expand their sporting coverage by taking the rights to the regular tour of women's tennis from next year.

Tennis staff at BT Sport have been informed by email that they will not be showing the main WTA circuit after this season, with the broadcasting arm of the online retail behemoth taking over.

It is another retreat from sport for BT, who have held the rights since 2013, and a further acquisition for Amazon, who already have the US Open and the main ATP Tour but not any of the three other Grand Slams yet.

Amazon Prime is to take control of the rights for the regular women's tour from next season

Amazon Prime is to take control of the rights for the regular women's tour from next season

Last year they

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