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Old Sep 13th, 2012, 10:13 PM   #61
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

No matter how much people complain, other than having an own WTA channel, Eurosport's WTA coverage is as good as it gets.
I think it's really unlikely that whatever channel picks up the rights will show as much women's tennis, especially if they show men's tennis as well.
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Old Sep 13th, 2012, 10:14 PM   #62
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

Maybe TennisTV.Com will open up the service for Europe. $130 for the year (went up this year to nearly double as before you could have the option of ATP/WTA now the only choice is bother). I pay $20 for a month when there are matches I want to watch.

I KNOW it is expensive but it could be another option...
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Old Sep 13th, 2012, 10:35 PM   #63
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

Where the hell am I supposed to watch WTA in Serbia now?
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Old Sep 13th, 2012, 10:37 PM   #64
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Old Sep 13th, 2012, 10:44 PM   #65
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Where the hell am I supposed to watch WTA in Serbia now?
It will probably end up on Arena, which I of course don't have, or Sportklub, where it play second fiddle to ATP.
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Old Sep 13th, 2012, 10:44 PM   #66
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

How are we going to get the highlights on youtube now?
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

These are truly sad news.
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

No way
If there is no tennis coverage, WHO is going to watch Eurosport?
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

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So German and Dutch (international) ES won't show WTA next year.
Thank god Sport 1 (Dutch channel) got WTA rights
Well unless Sport1 uses one of the extra channels there will be quite a few clashes between ATP and WTA tournaments taking place. I'm really curious about how this will work out next year. Also Sport1 costs 15 euros a month whereas the ES coverage was almost free (for HD and ES2 you do need to have extra channel packages).

In my opinion it's a very poor decision. The coverage on ES isn't perfect but they do show a lot tennis throughout the year. I'll be missing their coverage. I always enjoyed the English commentary, which will be one of the hardest things to get used to on Sport1.
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Old Sep 13th, 2012, 10:55 PM   #70
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

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WTA had to act imho. If ES rather shows summer ski-jumping over a WTA-Tour semifinal/final then you have to protect your product. They basically gave the WTA no priority or protection. From handball to motorsports to youth football to snooker to summer ski-jumping. What´s next? Snow long-jumping over the WTA Championships? I won´t miss ES coverage.
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ES just used tennis as filler for weekday afternoons in which they had nothing else to show. And that Agasport business made me want to shoot my TV.

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because ES was paying peanuts for years? Yeah, how tragic WTA wants to make more money...
Not to mention ES player was a pile of crap. Hopefully there will be something better.
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No matter how much people complain, other than having an own WTA channel, Eurosport's WTA coverage is as good as it gets.
I think it's really unlikely that whatever channel picks up the rights will show as much women's tennis, especially if they show men's tennis as well.
It will vary from place to place IMO. Countries in which tennis is still among say the top 5 most popular sports like France will get good coverage, others not as much.

In Portugal, the local sports network SportTV clearly treats tennis as its #2 priority immediately behind football, and their coverage is excellent (two HD channels broadcasting nothing but live tennis during the Wimbledon fortnight, for instance). If they purchase the rights for the WTA premiers, I'm sure their coverage will shit all over Eurosport's, with wall to wall broadcasts on weekdays and LIVE SEMIS AND FINALS on the weekend, something ES1 could almost never be bothered with.

MCS claims to be available in Portugal, but I've never even heard of them.

Bottom line, good fucking riddance to Eurosport.
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Old Sep 13th, 2012, 11:09 PM   #71
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In Portugal, the local sports network SportTV clearly treats tennis as its #2 priority immediately behind football, and their coverage is excellent (two HD channels broadcasting nothing but live tennis during the Wimbledon fortnight, for instance). If they purchase the rights for the WTA premiers, I'm sure their coverage will shit all over Eurosport's, with wall to wall broadcasts on weekdays and LIVE SEMIS AND FINALS on the weekend, something ES1 could almost never be bothered with.
Do you really think they'd treat Wimbledon and SEWTA tournaments the same way?

I although I should note that those who didn't have ES2 were pretty much screwed since a lot of tennis coverage was shipped off there, but I still think that pretty much no channel would show as much WTA tennis as ES + ES2.

It's annoying that another sport I like goes away from Eurosport, after volleyball, handball and for all intents and purposes athletics as well. If they go on to lose biathlon and skiing I'm gonna scream bloody murder.
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

WAIT WHAT.
I'm going to die.
Seriously.
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Old Sep 13th, 2012, 11:16 PM   #73
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

what about in Italy ? :|
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Re: News confirmed: No tennis on Eurosport in 2013 outside the slams

Well Done Eurosport. For making the tennisforum go mad.
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