International Premier Tennis League To Air Live on Pay-Per-View In United States Via Integrated Sports Media

November 4, 2014 by
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International Premier Tennis League To Air Live on Pay-Per-View In United States Via Integrated Sports Media

HOBOKEN, N.J. (November 4, 2014) – The International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), the inaugural international city-based professional tennis league featuring legendary players such as Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova, will be available for live viewing via TV and on-line pay-per-view in the United States by Integrated Sports Media beginning November 28th through the conclusion of the season on December 13. All 24 matches of the highly anticipated inaugural season will be available on both cable and satellite pay-per-view – live and for replay – via iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH and Vubiquity and online at GFL.TV starting at $9.95 per match and $69.95 for packages.

Link to Purchase the Full Package(Includes all Matches): Click here to Purchase Packages

The International Premier Tennis League (www.iptlworld.com) is the first international city-based professional tennis league played acrossfour countries. Created to for fill the increasing demand for top-level tennis in Asia, the IPTL features teams based in India, Singapore, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates featuring current champions, tennis legends and up-coming talent in a uniqueformat of team matches to determine a team champion. Seventeen-time-major tournament champion Federer, 18-time major winner and current world No. 1 Serena Williams, current world No. 1 and seven-time major champion Djokovic and five-time major champion and former world No. 1 Sharapova headline the players competing in the inaugural season of the IPTL. The league also features past champions such as 14-time major champion Pete Sampras and career Golden Grand Slam winner Andre Agassi and other top current players including 2013 Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, 2014 Wimbledon finalist Genie Bouchard, 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych, and former world No. 1s Ana Ivanovic and Lleyton Hewitt among others. In all, the league will feature 21 Grand Slam tournament champions and 14 current or former world No. 1 players competing in 24 team matches from November 28th through December 13. “There has been a lot of anticipation and curiosity about the inaugural season of the IPTL and we are thrilled toprovide it for American audiences to view via pay-per-view on both TV alongwith access online,” said ISM President Doug Jacobs. “The IPTL is going to showcase a very unique and never seen before brand of professionaltennis, with players like Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Andre Agassi, Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic and many other legendary tennis champions all competing on co-ed teams representing Asia in fast-growing emerging tennis markets. These are events that no tennis fan is going to want to miss.”

Team rosters are as follows:

Manila Mavericks – Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray, Joe Wilfried Tsonga, Kristen Flipkens, Daniel Nestor, Carlos Moya, Treat Huey

Singapore Slammers – Serena Williams, Andre Agassi, Thomas Berdych, Lleyton Hewitt, Nick Krygios, Daniela Hantuchova, Patrick Rafter, Bruno Soares

Micromax Indian Aces – Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, Gael Monfils, Ana Ivanovic, Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna, Fabrice Santoro

UAE Royals – Novak Djokovic, Caroline Wozniacki, Goran Ivanisevic, Genie Bouchard, Malek Jaziri, Nenad Zimonjic

Each IPTL match will consist of five sets played by different players that will include men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles and former champions singles. Each game won counts as one point for the team points total and the team that wins the most games overall across the five sets wins the match. The IPTL matches will feature live entertainment, a running shotclock and many more features to ‘Break the Code’ of the traditional etiquette of tennis to attract a new audience to the sport across the world. The team with the most accumulated points during the season are declared league champions and are awarded the IPTL Challenge Trophy in Dubai on December 13.

The IPTL season begins November 28 in Manila, Philippines. The November 28-30 matches will be played in Manila, Philippines. The December 2-4 matches will be played in Singapore. The December 6-8 matches will be played in New Delhi, India and the December 11-13 matches will be played in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The full schedule of matches are as follows:

Dates and times from Manila, Philippines:

November 28th
Aces vs. Slammers (3:00 am ET/12:00 Midnight PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Mavericks vs. Royals (6:30 am ET/3:00 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

November 29th
Royals v Slammers (3:00 am ET/12:00 Midnight PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Mavericks vs. Aces (6:30 am ET/3:00 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

November 30th
Royals vs. Aces (3:00 am ET/12:00 Midnight PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Mavericks vs. Slammers (6:30 am ET/3:00 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

Dates and times from Singapore:

December 2nd
Aces v Royals (3:00 am ET/12:00 Midnight PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Slammers v Mavericks (6:30 am ET/3:30 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

December 3rd
Mavericks v Royals (3:00 am ET/12:00 Midnight PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Slammers v Aces (6:30 am ET/3:30 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

December 4th
Mavericks v Aces (3:00 am ET/12:00 Midnight PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Slammers v Royals (6:30 am ET/3:30 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

Dates and times from India:

December 6th
Royals v Slammers (5:30 am ET/2:30 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Aces v. Mavericks (9:00 am ET/6:00 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

December 7th
Aces v Slammers (5:30 am ET/2:30 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Mavericks v. Royals (9:00 am ET/6:00 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

December 8th
Mavericks v. Slammers (5:30 am ET/2:30 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Aces v. Royals (9:00 am ET/6:00 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

Dates and times from UAE:

December 11th
Aces v Slammers (7:00 am ET/4:00 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Royals v Mavericks (10:30 am ET/7:30 am PT) Click here to Purchase this Individual Match

December 12th
Mavericks v Slammers (7:00 am ET/4:00 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match
Royals v Aces (10:30 am ET/7:30 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

December 13th
Mavericks v Aces (7:00 am ET/4:00 am PT) Click here to Purchase this Individual Match
Royals v Slammers (10:30 am ET/7:30 am PT) Click to Purchase Individual Match

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