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Amazon, Tennis Channel, Eurosport Stream British Tennis Tournament – Miscellaneous

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Amazon Prime Video to stream the “Behind the Door” tournament live for British tennis players in the United States and Ireland, while the tennis channel has exclusive rights in the United States, and Eurosport also has rights in various regions. The players will include rival Andy Murray in a tournament for the first time this year.

The event will raise a minimum of £ 100,000 (12 123,000) for charities affiliated with the UK’s National Health Service.

At the headquarters of Lawn Tennis Ascension in Rohampton, England, the 23-day-long six-day tournament will see the UK’s top male players, including Andy and Jamie Murray, compete with Dan Evans and Kyle Edmonds.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Jamie Murray said: “The last few months have been incredibly challenging for everyone and we see this event as a way to get back on track. A lot of work has been started to make sure this can happen and we are very excited to be able to come up with an action within a week of tennis while raising valuable funds to thank you for the amazing work they have done for the NHS heroes. “

Alex Green, managing director of Prime Video Sport Europe, said: “We know fans across the UK are missing out on tennis directly, especially during the British summer, and we are sure it will be fun for them to see Andy, Jamie and other top British male players in the competition. . It supports Prime Video’s ongoing support for British tennis.

The tournament joins the growing line of live sports on Prime Video, including live and exclusive US tennis coverage of ATP, WTA Tours and US Open tournaments, 20 Premier League football matches per season in the UK and the NFL Thursday Night Football Games.

Tennis Channel President Ken Solomon said, “This event with the Murray brothers is fully integrated with the Tennis Channel’s lifetime core mission to expand the game around the world, and to empower hungry fans everywhere today to return to world-class tennis competitions.”

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