Netflix is planning yet one more stay sports activities occasion — and this time, it’s a tennis match pitting veteran tennis participant Rafael Nadal in opposition to Carlos Alcaraz, who’s at the moment ranked quantity two on the planet.
The streamer is asking the occasion The Netflix Slam, and it’ll air on March third, 2024 from the Michelob Extremely Area at Mandalay Bay Resort and On line casino in Las Vegas. Whereas it appears Spanish tennis champs Nadal and Alcaraz will headline the competitors, Netflix says it’s going to announce “extra gamers and matchups” at a later date. The stream will air as a twin broadcast for each English and Spanish-speaking markets.
At the same time as Netflix continues to dabble on the planet of stay sports activities, it doesn’t seem like the streamer will purchase the broadcasting rights to seasonal video games anytime quickly. Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos stated in July the corporate will persist with “sports-adjacent programming,” and rumors recommend Netflix’s curiosity within the NBA’s In-Season Match has to do with a attainable docuseries. If true, that leaves the profitable stay sports activities offers to its rivals.
(Disclosure: Vox Media Studios produced Full Swing, and The Verge just lately produced a collection with Netflix.)