The Tennis Channel is a Tennis specific sports channel owned by the Sinclair Television Group which is a subsidiary of the Sinclair Broadcast Group. In addition to Tennis, the channel covers other racquet sports like racquetball and badminton. Originally launched in 2003, it is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. However, back then it was owned by Steve Bellamy, the founder of the network. In March 2017, the Sinclair Television Group acquired the network along with the website Tennis.com and Tennis magazine, in a bid to integrate the channel with them effectively boosting cross-platform promotion.
|Channel||Sports Games Streamed||Free Trial||HD Stream||Cable Required||iOS App||Android App|
|Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open||Yes, w/ Sling, Fubo etc||Yes||Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc||Yes||Yes|
Watch the Tennis Channel Live Without Cable
While the Tennis Channel is easily available via most Cable TV services, it can also be streamed online. Cord cutting services like Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW, include the Tennis Channel as part of their lineup of channels. Plus, because both services have apps for iOS and Android devices it opens up the chance for subscribers to stream online. Additionally, cord cutting services don’t require a long-term commitment from subscribers and happen to be a lot cheaper.
Sling TV starts at just $25 a month while DIRECTV NOW costs $35. You can start streaming via these services for free via the buttons below.
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Streaming the Tennis Channel with the Official App
The Tennis Channel has apps for iOS and Android devices only. The app has a live streaming feature which subscribers to the network can use to stream live tennis matches. However, the app requires that subscribers log-in with their credentials.
Which Sports does the Tennis Channel Stream?
The Tennis Channel streams tennis, badminton, and many other racquet sports.