Star Sports to broadcast Chennai Open till 2016

Chennai, Dec 26: Star Sports will be the official broadcaster of India’s only premier ATP World Tour tennis event – the Chennai Open – for the next three editions until 2016.

The tournament will be played at the SDAT Tennis Stadium here from Dec 30 to Jan 5. The event will feature top-ranking players such as Stanislas Wawrinka, Mikhail Youzhny, Fabio Fognini, Benoit Paire and Indian talent Somdev Devvarman.

“We are delighted to partner with Aircel Chennai Open for the live telecast of India’s only ATP World Tour tennis event. I am confident that tennis aficionados across the country will enjoy thrilling action from the championship which boasts of an impressive line-up of Indian and International players,” Star India Head of Sports Business Nitin Kukreja said.