BeIN will also provide exclusive daily highlights shows covering all the best matches, tournament reviews, and pre-recorded documentaries.
BeIN Sports will be airing the 2022 US Open Tennis Championships (US Open) live and exclusively across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
As the fourth and final Grand Slam tournament of the year, the 142nd edition will commence on Monday, August 29, with the final matches set for Sunday, September 11. All sets will take place over hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City, USA.
The exclusive coverage on beIN Sports will run from 18:00 MECCA to early morning every match day, available with Arabic commentary on beIN Sports 5 (Arthur Ashe Court) and beIN Sports 6 (Louis Armstrong Court) and English commentary on beIN Sports 7 (Grandstand Court), with the World Feed airing in English on beIN Sports English 2.
This will be complemented by dedicated studios where beIN’s tennis experts will be on hand to offer analysis and commentary, assess the top results and top players’ performance, and share behind-the-scenes highlights. Viewers will hear from Adel Al Shatti, Karim Alami, Selima Sfar, Anass Lamrani, and more incredible tennis athletes, sharing their expert commentary and analysis, alongside the presenter, Areej Sleem. BeIN will also be catering to its viewers and subscribers with exclusive daily highlights shows covering all the best matches, tournament reviews, and pre-recorded documentaries.
Commenting on beIN’s coverage of the 2022 US Open, Mohammed Al-Bader, Managing Director of beIN’s MENA Channels, said: “We are proud to be the home of tennis and the exclusive broadcaster in the region for this world-class tennis tournament. This year’s US Open comes amongst a jam-packed sports season, leading up to the world’s most prestigious event, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, at the end of the year. This gives us the opportunity to showcase our capabilities as a broadcaster and provide our viewers and subscribers with a thrilling fan experience that is unmatched.”
International tennis superstars are set to grace the courts this year, with highlights including Daniil Medvedev, world no.1 male tennis player and men’s singles defending champion, who won his first major title at the 2021 US Open; Spain’s matador, Rafael Nadal, who is looking to set a record for winning his 23rd Grand Slam; Emma Raducanu, women’s singles defending champion; and six-time US Open champion, Serena Williams, who announced this will be her last professional tournament before she retires officially. Whilst Arab fans can follow Tunisian star Ons Jabeur’s participation, as she aims to make history and win the tournament after such an exceptional season.