Tag Archives: WTA

Betway enhances UK marketing presence with Surrey CCC deal

International online sports betting and gaming operator Betway has bolstered its marketing strategy in the UK via a sponsorship arrangement with Surrey County Cricket Club. Under the terms of the agreement, Betway will benefit from venue branding at all domestic and international matches held at Surrey’s Kia Oval home ground, and its logo will feature on the team’s Vitality T20 …

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Stats Perform extends WTA rights for Sportradar tennis feed 

Stats Perform’s WTA tennis data is now available on rival Sportradar’s in-play tennis odds and trading services for bookmakers outside of the US. The data arrangement will see WTA data distributed to Sportradar customers after the company obtained a Stats Perform WTA data sub-licence. The agreement has been formed with a view to broadening the coverage of official match data provided …

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ITIA launches new website for tennis integrity stakeholders

Tennis’ governing bodies have launched the International Tennis Integrity Authority (ITIA) new website to improve communication, information and engagement between all stakeholders protecting integrity across all levels of the sport. The formation of a new tennis integrity body was recommended by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) independent report into match-fixing and athlete corruption published in 2018. The damaging findings of the …

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Stats Perform serves WTA critical data and AI upgrade 

Stats Perform has been commissioned to undertake a sweeping reform of the WTA’s AI and data capabilities, enhancing professional women’s tennis’ commercial opportunities.  Marked as a ‘landmark agreement for women’s sport’, Stats Perform will take charge of the WTA data feed arrangements, content distribution and AI-driven innovations, to bolster the commercial capacity of WTA syndicated matches and events for broadcast, …

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‘No love lost’ for Cloudbet with zero-margin odds extension

Cloudbet, a crypto sportsbook and casino operator, has agreed to extend its zero-margin odds campaign for the forthcoming French Open which gets underway this weekend at Roland Garros, Paris. The Grand Slam tournament for tennis’ clay-court season, the Roland Garros French Open, had been rescheduled to late September following the cancellation of all ATP and WTA tournaments in April. As …

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Cloudbet reactivates ‘zero margin odds’ for the US Open

Crypto sportsbook Cloudbet has relaunched it’s signature ‘zero-margin odds campaign’ for this September’s US Open grand slam tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows in New York, where Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams head the market. Having rolled out the zero-margin offer to immediate and demonstrable effect over the COVID-19-disrupted English Premier League football season, the firm is again deploying its blockchain …

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GVC Foundation backs Eastern European Championship tennis appeal

GVC Holdings will back tennis’ ‘Eastern European Championship’ charity initiative to raise vital funds in support of international COVID-19 relief efforts. Held in Belgrade at the ‘Tipsarevic Academy’, the Eastern European Championship is a six-week exhibition tournament (15 June – 23 July) created by former tour pro Janko Tipsarevic to raise funds for COVID-19 and tennis development charities. The special event marks …

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Rush Street Interactive boosts tennis capacity with IMG Arena

Rush Street Interactive’s US online gambling property PlaySugarHouse.com has become the first US sportsbook venture to launch IMG Arena’s live streaming services. The partnership sees Rush Street Interactive become the first US gambling operator to integrate IMG ARENA’s full live streaming portfolio. As a result, Rush Street Interactive’s PlaySugarHouse domain becomes the only online sportsbook operating within New Jersey and Pennsylvania …

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No Love… ITF World Tennis Tour format criticised by athletes

Writing for The Daily Telegraph, tennis correspondent Simon Briggs has reported on player discontent and disillusion at the International Tennis Federation – ITF’s new professional ranking and tournament qualifying system. Briggs reports that lower ranking players believe that their professional progress has been thwarted, by the introduction of the ITF’s new ‘World Tennis Tour’ ranking system. Players have complained of …

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Sportradar: Tennis data blackout doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

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Major data supplier Sportradar has criticised the conclusion of the Independent Review Panel (IRP) to have a data blackout on the lower levels of professional tennis, saying that such a recommendation doesn’t stand up to scrutiny. The panel, represented by the the four organisations principally responsible for governing professional tennis – the ATP, WTA, ITF and Grand Slam Board – …

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