Betfair Tennis Scores API - WTA Events No Longer Available

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Euler
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We just got an email from Betfair indicating that they are pulling the live score feed from the API for WTA events.
BDP @ Betfair wrote:Hi,

Due to a recent changes with our feed supplier, WTA tennis events will no longer be made available via the Tennis Scores API with immediate effect.

ATP events will continue to be provided as usual via the Tennis Scores API.

For a schedule of up and coming ATP events please see the ATP website (https://www.atptour.com/en/tournaments)

Kind Regards

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sniffer66
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Damn, thats bad news :(

Hope ATP doesnt go the same way
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Euler
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Disappointing to say the least
NickH
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Would be interesting to know what the reason is, as it will be costing them money as well with some bots not firing anymore in WTA markets..
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Euler
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The fact that they have given no notice will mean that quite a lot will fail silently, so it will have an immediate impact. We are braced for support queries.

It's really unprofessional to announce it on the first day that the changes would have effected. Pretty shoddy.
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LeTiss
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Disastrous. Do we know why this decision has been taken?
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LeTiss wrote:
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:34 pm
Disastrous. Do we know why this decision has been taken?
They won't confirm, but I guess it's commercial.
Balmus
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This is a nightmare, They are using the WTA live video from perform group now where as before I'm sure it was from Sport radar. I hope to god they don't do the same with the ATP...
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MemphisFlash
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thats the end of my fancy excel sheets for tennis then
sniffer66
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The only workaround I can think of is querying a stats site like Sofascore via the API and pulling the scores down that way, then passing to Guardian via a linked Excel Stored Value. I'm already doing it for in play tennis stats

Speed and number of allowed API queries per hour may be an issue. It may not work for point by point trading but swing trading could still be possible.
Also means a full rework of the Guardian BAF , unless all the rules are ported to Excel
Could also mean Tie Breaks would be tradeable

Time to get to work....

Data is there:

+-> .events[3].awayTeam.name =Andreev A.
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.slug =andreev-adrian
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.shortName =Andreev A.
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.gender =M
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.userCount =980
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.nameCode =AND
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.ranking =564
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.national =False
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.type =1
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.id =208824
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.teamColors.primary =#52b030
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.teamColors.secondary =#52b030
+-> .events[3].awayTeam.teamColors.text =#ffffff
+-> .events[3].homeScore.current =0
+-> .events[3].homeScore.display =0
+-> .events[3].homeScore.period1 =4
+-> .events[3].homeScore.period2 =6
+-> .events[3].homeScore.period2TieBreak =2
+-> .events[3].homeScore.point =2
+-> .events[3].awayScore.current =1
+-> .events[3].awayScore.display =1
+-> .events[3].awayScore.period1 =6
+-> .events[3].awayScore.period2 =6
+-> .events[3].awayScore.period2TieBreak =3
+-> .events[3].awayScore.point =3
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