The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has announced a new multi-year extension of its partnership with the global sports and entertainment group, beIN Media Group. In this deal, beIN Sports will continue to telecast the Roland Garros tournament throughout all 24 MENA countries until 2026.
The Paris Grand Slam, along with all night-session matches, will be televised by beIN Sports in the following countries across the globe: Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
For more than 15 years, beIN Sports has been the official broadcaster of Roland Garros.
Gilles Moretton, FFT President, commented, “We are delighted to continue our long-term partnership with beIN Sports, the leading live sports platform in the MENA region, until 2026. We have many tennis fans in the region who look forward to Roland-Garros every year, and we are happy that they can continue enjoying the tournament and live all its emotional moments.”
Mohammad Al-Subaie, CEO of beIN MENA, said, “We are delighted to continue our partnership with the FTT. As we gear up for, arguably, the biggest year in beIN’s history – broadcasting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 live and exclusively in MENA – it is partnerships with the likes of the FTT that continue to enable us to provide the very best variety of world sports to our millions of subscribers and viewers. We look forward to broadcasting all the action from Roland-Garros over the coming years.”