Star India has extended the broadcast rights for the Championships, Wimbledon for the next three years. The broadcast rights have been extended till 2023 with the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC). The long-standing partnership between AELTC and Star India will allows fans to watch the world’s top tennis players LIVE in the action on the green grass courts of Wimbledon.
Speaking on the renewed partnership with the AELTC, Sanjog Gupta, Head – Sports, Star India, said, “Wimbledon holds a rich tradition and is the most prestigious tennis event of the year. Star India and the AELTC have been partners in the Indian market for over a decade and we are delighted to extend our association for the next three years. This relationship adds to our Tennis portfolio which already entails the French and the US Open, exclusively available on the Select Portfolio of channels on Star Sports and on Disney+ Hotstar. It helps fortify our position as the premier destination for marquee Tennis and the home of Sports for Indian fans”
Mick Desmond, Commercial & Media Director, AELTC, added: We are delighted to be renewing our long partnership with Star India to broadcast The Championships, Wimbledon in India. Wimbledon fans in India are among our most passionate, and it is a very important market for us, and so we are very pleased to see the coverage of our event continue under the stewardship of Star India across their impressive network.”