Nine and Stan Sport sign landmark US Open deal

Nine has secured exclusive rights to the US Open tennis for three years, beginning in 2022, making Nine the home of all four grand slam tournaments.

Wide World of Sports, along with Stan Sport, will bring viewers all the action from New York, a Grand Slam full of the big names and the best storylines.

This year's tournament, which wrapped up earlier this week, saw Daniil Medvedev deny Novak Djokovic a calendar year Grand Slam, while Emma Raducanu completed an historic victory to become the first qualifier ever to win a major title.

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"We are thrilled to have one of the world's most prestigious sporting events in the US Open coming to Nine and Stan Sport. Today's exciting announcement makes us the exclusive home of all four tennis Grand Slams," said Nine's director of sport, Brent Williams. 

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"With the Australian Open, Wimbledon, Roland Garros and now the US Open, we have expanded both our FTA and live streaming offering, with unprecedented coverage of elite tennis all year round.  

"We are excited that fans will be able to access every superstar player, every thrilling match and every single point of these iconic tournaments on a Nine platform."

Daniil Medvedev and Novak Djokovic share a laugh during the trophy presentation

The deal makes Nine and Stan Sport the true home of tennis in Australia, with all four Grand Slam tournaments, the Davis Cup, Billie Jean King Cup, Laver Cup, and the Australian summer tournaments leading up to the Australian Open, headlined by the ATP Cup.

"We have always admired the Nine Network's coverage of the Australian Open, so we know that the US Open has found a great home on Nine and Stan Sport," said Lew Sherr from the USTA. 

"They have a proven commitment to tennis and a demonstrated ability to elevate and integrate the sport's presentation across all their platforms." 

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