LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2022 – Tennis Channel’s 15th year of Australian Open coverage will take place January 16-30, every day of the first major event on the annual tennis calendar. The network will provide live daily news, analysis, reports and highlights, starting with the first edition of Tennis Channel Live at the Australian Open Sunday, Jan. 16, at 5 p.m. ET.

Hosted by award-winning announcer Steve Weissman (@SteveWeissman),Tennis Channel Live at the Australian Openwill run each afternoon at 5 p.m. ET January 16-30. Weissman will be joined by Hall of Famers Martina Navratilova (@Martina) and Lindsay Davenport (@LDavenport76), as well asSports Illustrated’s and CBS60 Minutes’ Jon Wertheim (@jonwertheim). The team will break down all of the action in Melbourne for two hours every day, with half-hour editions January 27-30.

Starting on January 17, the network will air encore highlights of the best play Down Under. Decorated host Brett Haber (@BrettHaber) and former player and coach Paul Annacone (@paul_annacone) will bring viewers the multi-hour action, typically underway at 7 a.m. ET (complete schedule: www.tennischannel.com/schedule).

Between them, Navratilova, Davenport and Annacone have 20 Australian Open singles, doubles or mixed-doubles championships.

TennisChannel.comTennis.com and Baseline.Tennis.com will bring round-the-clock Australian Open coverage to users during the event, with the Tennis.com app providing news, scores, interviews, video features, tournament information and live blogs. Digital subscription service Tennis Channel Plus will make classic Australian Open matches available as well.

Live tournament updates will also appear on Tennis Channel’s social media platforms: Facebook (Facebook.com/TennisChannel), Twitter (Twitter.com/TennisChannel) and Instagram (Instagram.com/Tennischannel), and Tennis Magazine’s Twitter (Twitter.com/Tennis) and Facebook (www.Facebook.com/TennisMedia) channels.

Tennis Channel first covered the Australian Open in 2008.

Tennis Channel(www.tennischannel.com) which is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, is the only television-based multiplatform destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. The network has the most concentrated single-sport coverage in television in one of the world’s most voluminous sports, with multiple men’s and women’s tournaments and singles, doubles and mixed competition throughout the year. Tennis Channel has rights at the four majors – US Open, Wimbledon, Roland Garros (French Open) and Australian Open – and is the exclusive U.S. home of all men’s ATP World Tour and women’s WTA Tour competitions, Laver Cup and Billie Jean King Cup. Direct-to-consumer streaming service Tennis Channel Plusis available to everyone in the United States and allows subscribers to select from another 4,500 live and on-demand matches and award-winning content from short-form to films throughout the tennis season.  Tennis Channel Internationalbrings live competition and network content to markets in Europe and Asia via digital subscription and free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels.Additional platforms Tennis Magazine and www.tennis.com are the largest print and digital outlets dedicated to the sport. Tennis Channel also manages a network of close to 20 podcasts.

About Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) is a diversified media company and a leading provider of local sports and news. The Company owns and/or operates 21 regional sports network brands; owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets, owns multiple national networks including Tennis Channel and Stadium; and has TV stations affiliated with all the major broadcast networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital and streaming platforms NewsOn and STIRR. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.

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For further information:

Eric Abner, Tennis Channel, 310-314-9445, eabner@tennischannel.com, @TennisChannelPR