Amazon Adds Novak Djokovic Original Collection, Could Streaming Tennis, Other Sports Be Subsequent?

Wimbledon, England – July 6, 2014 – AELTC: Novak Djokovic with the trophy after profitable the Males’s singles remaining match through the 128th version of the Wimbledon Championships (Photograph by Scott Clarke / ESPN Pictures)

Amazon introduced Friday that it’ll go forward with an unique documentary collection about prime tennis participant Novak Djokovic. It’s potential the corporate might ultimately have the rights to reside tennis as properly.

Amazon is pursuing the video rights to the French Open and professional rugby, as Bloomberg reported the web retailer has expressed curiosity in a variety of sports with international attraction and mentioned amassing sufficient stay sports for a separate sports providing on Prime Video.

The report, citing individuals with information of the matter, comes after Amazon was reportedly among the many corporations that was focused on buying the streaming rights for the NFL that ultimately went to Twitter.

Prime Video, the place Amazon customers have entry to hundreds of flicks and tv exhibits, premiered in July the NFL Movies-produced unique documentary collection “All Or Nothing,” which adopted the Arizona Cardinals’ 2015 season.

Amazon’s concentrate on including sports programming led to the collection starring Djokovic, who’s presently the No. 1-ranked males’s tennis participant and the winner of 12 Grand Slam titles. The collection will give a glance contained in the lifetime of Djokovic over the subsequent tennis season.

“There will not be sufficient superlatives to explain Novak Djokovic, one of the crucial completed, multi-dimensional, thrilling and fascinating athletes on the planet,” Conrad Riggs, Head of Unscripted at Amazon Originals, stated in a press release. “Prime members will get an intimate take a look at the thoughts and lifetime of a world champion, husband and father, in addition to the unimaginable group of people that make up his group.”

Added Djokovic: “My followers have been struggling and celebrating with me from the very starting of my profession on the tennis courts and now I need to share with all of them my every day life and what’s necessary to me — my values, my beliefs, and my habits — and in addition introduce to all of them the superb individuals which are all the time subsequent to me.”

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