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Sunrise (Fla.) Tennis Challenger to be Streamcast on B2 Networks


Posted on March 10, 2009

B2 Networks and the BMW Tennis Championship announced an agreement to broadcast its ATP Challenger event to a global audience via broadband exclusively on B2 Networks. Live daily coverage of all Stadium Court action for the 2009 tournament will begin on Tuesday, March 17 and conclude with the championship match on Sunday, March 22, 2009.

The 2009 BMW Tennis Championship will feature nine players ranked in the top 50 including Feliciano Lopez (Spain) ranked No. 27, 2008 Wimbledon semifinalist Rainer Schuettler (Germany) ranked No. 31 and 2008 Delray Beach ITC Champion Kei Nishikori (Japan). 

Fans wanting to watch the best tennis players in the world can buy a tournament pass from B2 for $19.99 if purchased before March 15; after that date passes will cost $24.99. For spectators choosing to watch selected matches, daily passes are available for $9.99. Tennis supporters worldwide will be able to follow the event since all valid international credit cards will be accepted.

"Broadband broadcasts of sporting events is growing in popularity each year and we are excited that B2 will provide tennis fans the ability to follow our tournament action live on the B2 networks," said Gabe Norona, the tournament's director and co-owner. "With our main draw having players from 12 different countries we anticipate having strong interest in the broadcast packages from tennis fans worldwide."
 
Coverage of the tournament will consist of live action from the day and evening sessions for the entire week.



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