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ATP/WTA Live Scores App axed

There is uproar from avid tennis fans on learning that the popular ATP/WTA Live Scores App, the game’s leading leading mobile results app, is being axed for 2021.

The disappearance of this app would help no one, including people on site. By my count, for fans to follow the live scores of sanctioned professional tennis events for a year would now take at least NINE different apps. Twitter

The App, produced by EDH Tennis Limited, was launched a few years ago and is available in 19 different languages on the Apple store, serving as the official live scoring app for both the ATP and WTA Tours, as well as providing play schedules and match stats for all the pro tournaments.

Despite its popularity, tennis chiefs have decided to scrap the App because of ‘changes to the data feed’, which apparently make it no longer feasible.

In the New Year two separate systems for the ATP and WTA will be offered instead, prompting a backlash from fans across social media.

“The ATP and WTA have announced the discontinuation of the ATP/WTA Live Scores App across all mobile and desktop platforms. As a result of changes made to the data feed, the app is no longer able to support the technical requirements of both the ATP and WTA,” a statement reads.

“From today, mobile users will be redirected to the official ATP App, the home of ATP Live Scores which offers an enhanced user experience, and to a dedicated WTA Live Scoring page on wtatennis.com.

“The ATP and WTA remain committed to exploring opportunities for alignment across digital products.”


Users have accused the two governing bodies of double standards following a year in which they have been encouraged to work more closely to address the future of the sport, particularly with regard to its presentation to the public.

“Instead of Djokovic fighting for the PTPA he should be getting everyone together to get the livescore app back,” one fan tweeted, while another wrote: “Being able to view ATP/WTA scores, OOPs and draws in one app was about the only thing that all tennis fans seemed to appreciate and agree on. I’m thinking that many will head to livescore apps now.”

Ben Rothenberg tweeted: “So much for “Tennis United”…, and received the following reply: “The disappearance of this app would help no one, including people on site. By my count, for fans to follow the live scores of sanctioned professional tennis events for a year would now take at least NINE different apps. Great chance for a third party to step in and unite them.”

Another lamented: “I get a headache everyday trying to figure out what exactly are the heads of sport trying to do. With every decision they seem to be driving the audience further and further away from it.”

It is not clear when the decision was made to ax the App, or if this is the result of new digital service agreements entered into recently by both the ATP and WTA that provide direct feeds to betting company subscribers.

Nor is there any indication of plans to launch a combined ATP/WTA digitally enhanced App in the future.

Recommended via social media – So in 2021, If you want live scores for tennis please visit:

  • ATP App for Mens ATP/Challenger live scores
  • WTA website for womens live scores
  • ITF website for ITF mens and womens lives scores

Isn’t it supposed to get easier as technology advances?

Alternatives for true tennis fans include Resultina, which is available on both Apple and Android phones but is a subscription-based app and currently costs £11.99 for 12 months, while FlashScore is a free App and there are also various betting Apps plus those officially run by the tournaments themselves.





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