Eurosport will broadcast this year's Kings of Tennis, which, among other things, stages a duel between Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg.
For the third year in a row, the Kings of Tennis takes place at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre. The tournament will be held from March 11 to 14 and is part of the ATP Champions Tour. For this year's edition, the six tennis legends are Mats Wilander, Stefan Edberg, Thomas Enqvist, Henri Leconte, Carlos Moya and Marcelo Rios. The requirements to enter the Champions Tour are hard - one must either have been world number one, Grand Slam finalist or Davis Cup winner as singles player.
Eurosport broadcasts the tournament's final two days. Thursday, March 13, the last matches are held in the group stage, in which Mats Wilander meets Stefan Edberg and Carlos Moya tackles Marcelo Rios. The following day, the 14th, it's time for finals and third place match.
It is the second year that Eurosport broadcasts the Kings of Tennis.
«Kings of Tennis is a real good entertainment that brings together Swedish and international tennis icons in the heart of Stockholm. It feels very good to continue working together and televise the tournament again this year because tennis is an important part of Eurosport», says Dennis Andersson, President of Eurosport Nordic.
«It feels great to get together with Eurosport to offer the Nordic audience the world class tennis entertainment of the Kings of Tennis,» says Per Hjertquist at Kings of Tennis.
Both Mats Wilander and Thomas Enqvist have strong connections with Eurosport. Wilander with the program "Game, Set & Mats," Enqvist as Swedish expert commentator for the channel's coverage of the Australian Open, the Roland Garros and the US Open.
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