LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2005 —
Little Rock, Arkansas, Ft. Myers and Naples, Florida, Tennis Fans Are Now Courtside
The Tennis Channel, a cable television network devoted to tennis and other racquet sports, is making its premiere system launches on Comcast Cable. As of April 1, Comcast digital cable subscribers in Little Rock-Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Ft. Myers and Naples, Florida, will gain access to The Tennis Channel’s original content, tennis lifestyle and top-tier tournament programming. Comcast Cable has added The Tennis Channel to its digital sports tier in these three systems.
“Our affiliation with Comcast allows us to cast a wide net across the United States. Today, we welcome our Ft. Myers, Naples and Little Rock-Pine Bluff fans courtside. Tomorrow, we look forward to bringing The Tennis Channel to new markets, providing access to fans, and introducing the sport and its personalities to new audiences,” said Randy Brown, senior vice president, distribution, The Tennis Channel.
The Tennis Channel’s multiyear agreement with Comcast Cable, the leading cable operator in the United States, was announced on March 15, 2005.
The Tennis Channel (www.thetennischannel.com) is the cable television network devoted to tennis and other racquet sports, and provides unparalleled coverage of the game, its elite championships and its superstar athletes. The network’s comprehensive coverage includes telecasts of the US Open Series, ATP Masters Series, top-tier WTA Tour championship competitions, Davis Cup by BNP Paribas, Fed Cup and Hyundai Hopman Cup. The Tennis Channel also showcases instruction from the finest teachers, legendary matches, in-depth profiles of the greatest players, analysis and news, the latest on equipment, and tennis getaways.