Professional tennis tours launch joint app to make sport more ‘unified’



News and score updates from the men’s and women’s tennis tours are to be mixed into a one mobile app for the initial time as section of endeavours to make the sport more “unified”.

At the moment, the Men’s ATP and Women’s WTA tours have different apps, but these will be changed from Wednesday by ATP WTA Are living, which will provide genuine-time updates, scores and stats and behind-the-scenes content from across the professional sport.

The two excursions claimed the adjust arrives as desire for a far more unified practical experience has increased, with numerous fans of the activity now eager to abide by the two the men’s and women’s activity.

Dan Ginger, senior vice president, manufacturer and marketing and advertising at the ATP and WTA, said the determination to create a single app would support lovers continue to keep up to day with each match and key tale in the activity much more effortlessly.

The new app will offer news and score updates from across both tours. (ATP/WTA)

The new app will supply news and score updates from across each tours. (ATP/WTA)

“The ATP Tour and Hologic WTA Tour are part of the very same year-prolonged narrative and share a lot of of the similar functions. ATP WTA Stay has been introduced to make it a lot easier for admirers to follow the tale of both equally excursions in a person app,” he claimed.

“Our broader ambition is to make tennis a a lot more unified, dependable, top quality item that serves the contemporary tennis admirer. Launching ATP WTA Are living nowadays is a substantial move in that journey.”

Women’s world amount a few player, Paula Badosa, reported: “Similar to our followers all above the environment, we as experienced athletes are generally on the go.

“This new joint application will aid all of us continue to keep up with the most recent tennis information and scores in a considerably less difficult way. I’m thrilled to share this with the supporters so they can adhere to all the motion all over the period.”

Men’s earth number 5, Stefanos Tsitsipas, claimed it was “really powerful” for the activity to “come together to tell its story”.

“As players, we know how passionate tennis supporters are about both tours,” he stated.

“It’s fantastic to offer you followers a different window into our shared entire world through the new joint application.”

The new app is totally free to down load from Apple’s Application Retail store and Google Perform for Android consumers.