This is a cropped image of the photo that left ASB Bank disappointed with its repeated screening on Sky Sport.


It is a cropped symbol of the picture that left ASB Financial institution dissatisfied with its repeated screening on Sky Game.

Sky Sports activities says it is sorry some other people had been indignant after a tennis fan complained in regards to the repeated screening a picture of a feminine participant’s undies to advertise New Zealand’s premier tennis event, the ASB Vintage.

The event sponsor, ASB Financial institution, stated it used to be “dissatisfied” on the repeated screenings.

The financial institution raised the picture in query with Sky final week, earlier than a tennis fan commented on an ASB social media submit this week, giving each Sky and the financial institution a serve for the pictures.

Jessica Pegula in action against Serena Williams in the ASB Classic final in Auckland on Sunday.


Jessica Pegula in motion in opposition to Serena Williams within the ASB Vintage ultimate in Auckland on Sunday.

“What a pity you let Sky Game use this picture again and again for promoting ladies’s Tennis . . . will have to have broadcast it 100 occasions an afternoon . . . that is the most efficient tennis picture they might use? . . . And also you allow them to do it?” the fan stated in her submit.

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“I am not a prude and neither are all my buddies on [Facebook] who accept as true with me that it’s beautiful unhealthy when a financial institution makes use of a ladies’s crotch to put it on the market a game. For individuals who do not need Sky here’s the repeated tennis shot . . . Disgrace on you each.”

US tennis player Serena Williams after winning her finals singles match against compatriot Jessica Pegula at the ASB Classic.


US tennis participant Serena Williams after profitable her finals singles fit in opposition to compatriot Jessica Pegula on the ASB Vintage.

ASB answered to the submit, mentioning they had been “dissatisfied” with the number of pictures the host broadcaster used to advertise the ladies’s section of the event. 

“We raised this with them final week however you may additionally want to touch them or the Promoting Requirements Authority without delay along with your issues. As it’s now the boys’s week of the ASB Vintage, you will not be seeing this actual symbol once more,” the answer said.

Sky issued a observation on Wednesday.

“We are sorry to listen to that the destroy symbol indignant some other people.  We now have taken the comments on board,” a spokesperson stated.


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