Streaming Giant Netflix’s Aspiring Bid to Enter ATP and WTA Tours Receives Unanimous Applause From Tennis Fans

Published 11/10/2022, 12:40 AM EST

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Tennis fans expressed their enthusiasm on Twitter for Netflix’s recent bid for tennis streaming rights. Netflix has submitted a proposal for the streaming rights to important sporting events. The streaming juggernaut is reportedly interested in a variety of sports leagues and events in addition to producing original TV shows and films.

Netflix, the beloved streaming service, is warming up to the idea of putting live sports on its platform. It plans to do so as long as it can do so without going bankrupt. It has already submitted bids for several events, including the U. K. rights to the Women’s Tennis Association and ATP Tour competitions.


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Fans share their emotion and views on the new move by Netflix

Although no agreements have been finalized, this does not preclude future agreements from being made. Fans flocked to Twitter to share their approval and excitement over the legendary idea.


You may need to quickly alter your perspective if you previously believed that Netflix was only a source for binge-watching movies and TV shows. Netflix is looking into an unanticipated revenue stream of live sports. The streaming giant will start by focusing on smaller leagues.

There is a lot of money to be made in live sports because seeing a game or competition in person is much more satisfying than checking the results the next day. One excited user was quoted as, “You mean tennis in one streaming service and there are no additional charges for it. YES.”

Netflix’s subscriber numbers could significantly increase if it enters the tennis market successfully. Many users shared their approval and happiness over the innovative move by Netflix.

With a bid for the streaming rights to the ATP tennis tour in Europe, it appears that Netflix’s first focus is tennis. However, some users were quick to tweet their concerns out.

It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that Netflix would like to attract more subscribers. Several fans shared their support for the live stream and repeat telecasts of the major title events. One such user tweeted, ” ATP Tennis Live on Netflix, YES Please!”

Many users quickly shared their plans, and activities planned out in anticipation of the new move.

One user quickly tweeted her problem out.

Fans await the results of the streaming service’s idea. As many of its streaming competitors have spent a lot of money to get access to prominent sporting events, Netflix may enter the sports market with full power.

Netflix docuseries on Osaka explored the tennis champion’s inner world


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The personal journey of a tennis pro is connected in the Naomi Osaka docuseries on Netflix. It explored issues of race, nationalism, civil rights, contemporary media, and how athletes are marketed to the world. These three, forty-minute episodes paint a picture of a young woman who is shy, willfully intelligent, and painfully perceptive as she struggles with an unexpected onslaught of fame and success. It’s also one of the strongest seasons yet for Osaka.

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Additionally, most often, fans see qualified journalists politely asking pertinent questions, which Osaka deflects with a practiced reserve and shy grace. And no attempt is made to address the enormous controversy surrounding her decision to speak to the press, which most likely occurred after the filming was finished.


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The 2019 documentary Time’s Oscar-nominated director Garrett Bradley spent two years capturing Osaka at pivotal times. Further, to give viewers the impression of being with Osaka as she advances through each challenge, Bradley created an immersive experience. Let us know what you think about this Netflix documentary in your comments below.

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Written by:

Dr Aditya Raveendran Menon


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Aditya Menon is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. A dentist by profession, he developed an unbridled love for tennis from the moment his father introduced him to the sport. Watching Roger Federer dominate the ATP tour with his unique and effortless style played a pivotal role in pushing Aditya to write about tennis for national publications.
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Rohini Kottu