Fans of the Australia Open will be thrilled with Sony Six and Sony Liv in India. The sports channels Sony Six and Sony Six HD are all in for the screening of the 105th edition of the Tennis Championships 2017. Sony Liv app and the website, ESPN.in will also stream the tournament live.
Viewers will be served with a global wraparound programming which will include former champions like John McEnroe, Chris Evert, Pam Shriver and Brad Gilbert. Indian fans will also be served with ‘Game around the Game’ which is presented by a partnership between Sony and ESPN in India.
Rajesh Kaul, the president, distribution and sports at SPNI, commented: “For viewers, the Australian Open, sets the tone that resonates for all the major tennis events that follow over the year. Fans will get to watch some of the world’s best players return to Australia and experience some of the finest moments in the history of the tournament. This year the excitement is mounting with the return of tennis legends, Federer and Nadal, known for their on-court rivalry along with the defending champions and whole new crop of talent”.
On the other hand, Uday Sodhi, the EVP and head of digital business at SPNI, said: “Sony Liv is all about making world-class entertainment more accessible to the viewers and we are committed towards it. Keeping in mind the level of enthusiasm for tennis as a sport amongst the millennials, we are glad to provide the best of tennis action on our digital platform.”