Sky Sports Has Exclusive US Open TV, Digital Rights in U.K, Ireland

December 18, 2022

White Plains, N.Y., December 15, 2022 – The USTA announced that it has granted Sky Sports the exclusive live television and digital rights to the US Open Tennis Championships in the United Kingdom and Ireland through 2027. The new agreement will begin with the 2023 US Open, starting on August 28.

Sky Sports will have access to all individual court feeds, broadcasting a minimum of 135 hours of competition throughout the two weeks of main draw play. Across Sky Sports’ linear channels and on Sky Sports digital and social channels, extensive coverage will provide content for both existing tennis fans and new audiences. The agreement includes coverage of Men’s and Women’s Singles and Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Juniors and Wheelchair competitions.

Sky Sports previously held broadcast rights to the US Open between 1991 and 2015.

Kirsten Corio, Chief Commercial Officer, USTA: “The USTA and Sky Sports have a long history together and it’s an exciting time to be partnering once again. We’re looking forward to showcasing the US Open to an increasing number of fans in the U.K. and Ireland over the next five years as the sport continues to grow and a new generation of stars emerges.”

Jonathan Licht, MD Sky Sports: “We are very excited to partner with the USTA once again to deliver the US Open, one of the greatest Grand Slam Tennis tournaments in the world. We have had a great history with the USTA and remember Andy Murray’s 2012 US Open win as one of the great moments on Sky Sports. This is another huge sporting event for our viewers, and we look forward to bringing tennis fans more of what they love and welcoming in new fans to the sport.”

The 2023 US Open forms part of a vast line-up of live sports to look forward to on Sky Sports in 2023, including the F1, Premier League, WSL, EFL and SPFL seasons, Men’s and Women’s Ashes and World Cups, Ryder Cup, Masters, The Open, The Hundred, BOXXER events, England netball, NFL and much more, as Sky Sports continues to bring fans the very best of live sport.