BeIN Sports has acquired broadcasting rights for the 2022 US Open Tennis Championships (US Open) to air live and exclusively across the Middle East and North Africa regions (MENA).
As the fourth and final Grand Slam tournament of the year, the 142nd edition will commence on Monday, August 29, with the last matches set for Sunday, September 11. All sets will take place over hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City, USA.
According to the broadcaster, the exclusive coverage will run from 18:00 MECCA to early morning every match day, available with Arabic commentary on beIN Sports 5 (Arthur Ashe Court) and beIN Sports 6 (Louis Armstrong Court) and English commentary on beIN Sports 7 (Grandstand Court), with the World Feed airing in English on beIN Sports English 2.
BeIN also noted that the shows would be complemented by dedicated studios where beIN’s tennis experts will be on hand to offer analysis and commentary, assess the top results and top players’ performance, and share behind-the-scenes highlights.
Commentators will include Adel Al Shatti, Karim Alami, Selima Sfar, Anass Lamrani, and more tennis athletes, sharing their expert commentary and analysis alongside the presenter, Areej Sleem.
Commenting on beIN’s coverage agreement of the 2022 US Open, Managing Director of beIN’s MENA Channels, Mohammed Al-Bader, said: “We are proud to be the home of tennis and the exclusive broadcaster in the region for this world-class tennis tournament. This year’s US Open comes amongst a jam-packed sports season, leading up to the world’s most prestigious event, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, at the end of the year. This allows us to showcase our broadcaster capabilities and provide viewers and subscribers with a thrilling, unmatched fan experience.”