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Ten Sports acquires exclusive French Open telecast rights

29-April-2005
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Ten Sports acquires exclusive French Open telecast rights

Ten Sports, the leading channel for South Asians, has signed a new multi-year agreement with the French Tennis Federation, thus acquiring the live and exclusive rights of the French Open.

The channel has broadcast this premier tennis event ever since it was launched in 2002. With the new deal, the French Open will be available live and exclusive to millions of tennis fans in India only on Ten Sports. It has made special arrangements with the French Tennis Federation to ensure that all Sania Mirza matches starting from the first round will be shown live. Just a few weeks back, the channel had also announced its acquisition of the US Open.

The French Open will be played on the red clay surface of Roland Garros from May 23 to June 5. Sania Mirza, currently the 73rd seed in the world is rearing to stamp her presence at the championship.

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