Fans complain about Amazon Prime not working for Queen’s days after announcing Premier League games


Angry tennis fans complain that Amazon Prime’s live streaming of Queen’s is not working… just days after they announce their first Premier League games

  • Amazon Prime are streaming Queen’s Club Championships but ran into issues
  • Many fans trying to tune in to coverage were left frustrated online with issues
  • Some took to Twitter and realised they were not alone in their annoyance 
  • Amazon will stream 20 Premier League matches for the first time next season  

Amazon Prime ran into problems with their streaming service on the very first day of Queen’s, sparking concerns about their coverage for the upcoming Premier League season. 

A total of 20 games are to be shown on the subscription platform between this year and 2022 and the streaming giants will be desperate to resolve the issues experienced on Monday. 

Viewers hoping to tune in for the opening day of the Queen’s Club Championship were left frustrated and annoyed as technical issues prevented them from watching the pre-Wimbledon tournament.  

Amazon Prime subscribers ran into problems when trying to watch the tennis on Monday

Some were confronted with a black screen and the words: ‘Screening delay – this video is taking longer than expected to load. Do you want to continue waiting? If this problem continues, please contact customer service.’

And a number of would-be spectators took to Twitter to voice their complaints and find out if they were alone in experiencing the difficulties. 

It rapidly transpired that the issues were being experienced by others unable to make it past the loading screen. 

An Amazon spokesperson said: ”Some customers may have experienced an interruption to their coverage at the start of the day [across certain devices]. 

‘This was resolved shortly afterwards, and customers have been able to watch the live stream across all devices since then.’ 

Fernando Verdasco was in action at Queen's but viewers ran into technical issues

Fernando Verdasco was in action at Queen’s but viewers ran into technical issues

Bosses at Amazon will be desperate to ensure all the teething problems are rooted out by the time the massive Premier League audiences tune in. 

The tech-giants have all the December midweek fixtures on the 3rd, 4th and 5th, in addition to the Boxing Day programme. 

They will be showing the Merseyside derby along with Manchester United vs Tottenham and those games will have supporters demanding a high quality service.   


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