Tennis Channel is an American game arranged advanced link and satellite telecom company that is claimed by the Sinclair Television Group backup of the Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is dedicated to occasions and other programming identified with the sport of tennis, alongside other racquet sports, for example, badminton and racquetball. Propelled on May 15, 2003, the direct is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and produces its programming out of an HD-skilled communicated focus in the Los Angeles suburb of Culver City. Ken Solomon fills in as the system’s CEO.
In 2001, the Tennis Channel (TTC) was established by Steve Bellamy, who before long employed Bruce Rider to head up programming and marketing. A gathering is known as the “Viacom Mafia”— a gathering that incorporates Viacom’s previous CEOs, Philippe Dauman, and Frank Biondi, and current CEO, Thomas E. Dooley—ended up engaged with the establishment of the channel. This gathering contributed and gathered together extra financial specialists, Bain Capital Ventures, J.P. Morgan Partners, Battery Ventures, Columbia Capital, Pete Sampras, and Andre Agassi, who as a gathering contributed about $100 million. These organizers felt with other single games channel like the Golf Channel prevailing with a for the most part male statistic and tennis having watcher of both genders and of an attractive top of the line statistic that a tennis divert would attract advertisers. The direct was propelled in the Spring of 2003 with its initially live show at the April Fed Cup tie in Lowell, Massachusetts.
The Tennis Channel picked up communicated rights in 2002 for the Scottsdale ATP competition, Franklin Templeton Tennis Classic. The channel bought the competition from Scottsdale Tournament in March 2005 and was renamed the Tennis Channel Open. TTC moved the open to Las Vegas for the multi-year and shown that the men’s occasion would venture into “Tennispalooza” by including men’s, women’s, and youngsters’ competitions in addition to different occasions. The primary occasion included by the Open was the “World Stringing Championships” for the quickest racquet stringer.