Wimbledon fans in Germany will have to wait on FTA (free-to-air) television pictures from the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
Wimbledon and SkyGermany have agreed coverage until and including the year 2018. In addition to the TV broadcasting rights, the agreement also includes the exclusive internet, IPTV and mobile rights.
Sky Sports boss Burkhard Weber said: “With its unique mix of tradition and world class athleticism, Wimbledon is one of the highlights of every sports year. The continuation of our successful partnership over the next five years is proof of our editorial success and a major component of Sky’s strategy to offer customers exclusive programming.”
“Mick Desmond, Commercial Director of The All England Lawn Tennis Club, said: “We are delighted to be extending our broadcast partnership with Sky. Germany and Austria continue to be an important market for us and we look forward to working with Sky again to bring viewers the best and most immersive viewing experience of The Championships.”
Sky will broadcast the tournament, as in previous years, on various channels and cover the action in parallel on several courts.
With Sky Go, tennis fans won’t miss a single rally and have access to all live broadcasts via the web, iPad or iPhone, of course all in HD. With Sky Sport News HD viewers will be up to date with the latest news, tennis highlights and most interesting social media posts from a day before.
Where to watch Wimbledon in Germany?
Sky Germany will cover Wimbledon tennis tournament live on TV on their: Sport HD 1, Sport HD 2. With Sky FanZoneHD, tennis fans can follow five different courts and switch between them.
More than 350 hours of tennis will be broadcast live in HD. Every day, following the live coverage, Yannick Erkenbrecher and Sky expert Patrik Kuhnen will report from the Sky Studio in London.
With SkyGo, tennis fans won’t miss a single rally and have access to all live broadcasts via the web, iPad or iPhone, of course all in HD. With Sky Sport News HD viewers will be up to date with the latest news, tennis highlights and most interesting social media posts from a day before.
The ATP World Tour Finals and the 1000 series in 2017 exclusively live on Sky Germany
The agreement includes the live broadcast rights on the satellite, cable, IPTV, web and mobile in Germany, Austria and Switzerland over the next three seasons.
The deal includes the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, all nine tournaments of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and most tournaments of the ATP world Tour 500 series.