Sportzworkz has been chosen yet again to produce the live telecast of the 2014 Aircel Chennai Open ATP tennis event. The tournament has been produced by Sportzworkz for the last four years and the sports production house has been signed on for another three years till 2016.
Ashu Jindal, COO, IMG-Reliance said, “The Aircel Chennai Open has worked with Sportzworkz since the tournament’s 2010 edition and we are delighted to extend this association for a further three years. We are confident they will continue to provide a world class telecast for India and South Asia’s only ATP event.”
Vishal Arora, Director, Sportzworkz added here, “The Aircel Chennai Open is one of our favourite events, since it is telecast in more than 100 countries and showcases Chennai and India as a tennis and sports destination.”
The Aircel Chennai Open will take place from December 30, 2013 to January 5, 2014 and will be telecast on Star Sports. The player field for the Aircel Chennai Open 2014 will see a line-up of both Indian and international players, including world No. 8 Stanislas Wawrinka and defending champion Janko Tipsarevic.
Meanwhile, Sportzworkz has been chosen by Geo Super to produce the Pakistan-Sri Lanka-Afghanistan cricket series being played in the United Arab Emirates. The series is being played between December 8, 2013 and January 20, 2014. It features two T20s, five One Day Internationals and three Tests against Sri Lanka and the solitary T20 against Afghanistan.
The series is being telecast live on Geo Sports in Pakistan, on Sony Six in India, on OSN Cricket HD in the Middle East and on CSN in Sri Lanka.
Gaurav Bahal, Director, Sportzworkz said, “We are thrilled to be chosen by Geo Sports as a production partner for this cricket series. Viewers in the Sub-continent will get the same high quality telecast that we have previously provided for channels such as Star sports, Sony Six and Ten Sports.”
Sportzworkz has previously been involved in international cricket with the telecast of the Sri Lanka Premier League in 2012. In addition, they also provided the live telecast of the Jharkhand Premier League and the Punjab Premier League in India in 2010-11.