Eurosport to broadcast French Tennis Open Tennis in 3D on Sky

Pascale Paoli-Lebailly ©RapidTVNews | 18-05-2012

International sport channel Eurosport has announced it will broadcast the 2012 French Open from Roland Garros Live, in 3D, via Sky in the UK market.

The channel will offer a live 3D feed from Centre Court at Roland Garros from Monday May 28th to June 10th and it will be available in UK, non-exclusively, via Sky's 3D channel. It will be the third consecutive French Open tournament to be produced and available for fans in 3D.

”In January 2012 Eurosport extended its relationship with the French Tennis Federation for a further three years to reinforce its position as the leading live tennis channel in Europe”, Jean Thierry Augustin, Eurosport's Managing Director of Rights Acquisition, Distribution & Development comments. Further deals regarding Roland Garros in 3D are about to be announced.

Beyond Roland-Garros, Eurospport has already Eurosport committed to broadcast via Sky 3D over 100 hours of 3D content from the London Olympic Games this summer.