New Delhi, Delhi, India:In the wake of the intensifying excitement of the Australian Open and French Open, tennis fans can now look forward to catching unrivalled coverage of one of the most anticipated tournaments of the Grand Slam season, the 2012 Wimbledon Championships on ESPN STAR Sports, starting next Monday, 25 June 2012.
Tennis fans can expect to catch all the excitement of this year’s Championships on STAR Sports and in high definition on ESPN HD. Key highlights of this year’s Wimbledon Championships broadcast include:
ESPN HD: Up to 140 hours of high definition broadcast of the Wimbledon Championships, bringing fans closer with astonishing visual clarity and audio detail for the ultimate sports experience.
STAR Sports: STAR Sports’ comprehensive coverage of the Wimbledon includes nearly 140 hours of live tennis matches, its distinctive studio presentation and analysis by top anchor presenter Alan Wilkins and resident tennis expert Vijay Amritraj who will both be on site to cover the action. In addition, ESPN STAR Sports presenter, Renai Mattu will be on site in London to conduct exclusive interviews with top players and share fun stories from the tournament.
Telecast schedule of Wimbledon 2012 on STAR Sports & ESPN HD
Tennis fans can visit www.facebook.com/espnstarsports for exclusive additional content and updates from ESPN STAR Sports’ team covering the Wimbledon.
Don’t miss the drama and excitement this years’ Championships promises, with Men’s Champion Novak Djokovic defending his crown against the likes of Rafael Nadal and the Roger Federer. Or witness the potential Grand Slam return of Maria Sharapova, fresh from her win at the 2012 French Open!
About ESPN STAR Sports
ESPN STAR Sports is a 50:50 joint venture between two of the world’s leading cable and satellite broadcasters. As Asia's biggest sports content provider, ESPN STAR Sports combines the strengths and resources of its parent companies – Walt Disney (ESPN, Inc.) and News Corporation Limited (STAR) – to deliver a diverse array of international and regional sports to fans across multiple platforms.
ESPN STAR Sports features a comprehensive portfolio of multimedia assets including its television networks (ESPN, STAR Sports, STAR Cricket, ESPNEWS, ESPN HD, STAR Cricket HD), broadband network (ESPN Player), digital content services (espnstar.com, mobileESPN), and its on-ground Event Management Group with the aim to engage and entertain sports fans anytime, anyplace.
ESPN STAR Sports showcases an unparalleled variety of premier sports from around the globe featuring some of the most iconic sports events to viewers across 24 countries in Asia through its 25 television networks and 3 broadband networks, each localized to deliver differentiated programming to meet diverse needs of Asian sports fans.
Sameer Bajaj, ESPN Software India Pvt Ltd, +91 9811222700