Podcast: WTA CEO Steve Simon on New TV Rights Deal, 12 months-Finish Championships and Extra

On this week’s episode, WTA CEO Steve Simon addresses the brand new Tennis Channel TV deal and discusses prime storylines because the Tour nears the tip of the season.

On the Past the Baseline Podcast, Sports activities Illustrated govt editor, Tennis Channel commentator and host Jon Wertheim takes followers between the traces with tennis commentary and unique interviews with the highest gamers and newsmakers on the ATP and WTA excursions.

On the newest version of the Past the Baseline Podcast, host Jon Wertheim talks with WTA CEO Steve Simon.

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Following the WTA’s resolution to chop the U.S. a part of its worldwide rights take care of beIN sports activities, the Tour’s head Steve Simon discusses the transfer to Tennis Channel, which features a five-year deal for tv and digital streaming broadcast rights, and what it means for American followers, the way it may help construct pleasure and development across the sport and extra. Wertheim and Simon additionally speak about the way forward for the WTA in Asia, what Serena Williams means to ladies’s tennis and what’s going to occur when she decides to maneuver on from the game, the tour schedule and impression of accidents, and way more.

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