ITV4 to screen Aegon Masters tennis

LONDON - ITV4 has secured a commercial tie-up to screen the Aegon Masters tennis event at the Royal Albert Hall next month.

AEGON Masters: ITV4 to cover tennis event next month
AEGON Masters: ITV4 to cover tennis event next month

It is part of a five-year deal signed in September, for finance company Aegon to sponsor the tennis veterans tournament until 2013.

The channel will broadcast action from all singles matches and some doubles matches from 4-6 December

This is the second time ITV4 has covered the event, which is now in its 13th year.

The tournament's highlight, the first meeting between Goran Ivanisevic and Pat Rafter since their famous five-set Wimbledon final in 2001, will be broadcast live on Saturday 5 December.

Viewers will also be able to watch tennis players Pat Cash, Stefan Edberg, Greg Rusedski and Mark Philippoussis during the weekend's footage.

 

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