US sports broadcaster ESPN announced through a press release that it had renewed for five years the broadcast rights to the men’s tennis tournament ATP World Tour Masters 1000, exclusively for Latin America.
ESPN will offer more than 400 hours each year for the coverage of all seasons, which begins on March 7th with the tournament in Indian Wells, United States, and continues with competitions in Miami, Monte Carlo, Madrid, Rome, Toronto, Cincinnati, Shanghai, Paris and London.
“With this agreement, ESPN continues the commitment we have with our viewers to transmit programming of the highest quality from all over the world”, stated the Vice-President of International Programming of the network, Michael Walters.
“ESPN has played a vital role in allowing us to present the ATP World Tour to more than one billion viewers around the world and make it accessible to them. There is a constantly growing appetite in Latin America and we anticipate evolving the experience of viewers in these territories over the next five years”, expressed on his behalf the CEO of Media ATP, Mark Webster.