Sony Pictures Networks India bags exclusive broadcast rights for the Davis Cup for two years
Sony Pictures Networks India has acquired the exclusive media rights to broadcast Davis Cup in India for two years between 2023 and 2024. The deal was facilitated by Sportfive – a global sports media rights agency. Following the television and digital rights deal, the broadcaster will televise Dhavis Cup on its sports channels across the Indian subcontinent, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka and will also be available to live-stream on their premium OTT platform, SonyLIV.
Davis Cup Live
As part of the deal, the broadcaster will telecast the Qualifiers & Finals of the 2023 & 2024 seasons, respectively. With a 110-year rich history, the Davis Cup, also known as the ‘World Cup of Tennis‘, has witnessed participation from 135+ nations. Annually the tournament also witnesses participation of 144+ players. Some of the most successful teams in the tournament’s history are USA with 32 titles and Australia with 28.
The Qualifiers of the 111th iteration of the prestigious cup will be played between men’s tennis teams from 24 countries. The Qualifiers will include four singles and one doubles match in a home-and-away format. The qualifiers will then face 2022’s finalists, Canada & Australia, along with the wild cards Italy and Spain.
LIVE coverage of Davis Cup 2023 will be available on Sony Sports Network channels as well as live streamed on SonyLIV starting 3rd February 2023.