How to Watch the 2020 US Open in Australia: Live, Online and Free

How to Watch the 2020 US Open in Australia: Live, Online and Free
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The 2020 US Open is currently under way. If you love your tennis here’s how you can stream the Grand Slam matches in Australia.

What is the US Open?

The US Open, which is being held in Flushing Meadows, New York, is the final Grand Slam for the year on the tennis circuit. The other three Grand Slams, in chronological order, are the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon.

The hard court competition lasts for two marathon weeks and is made up of men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, mixed doubles, and events for senior, junior and wheelchair players.

Past 10 champions in men’s singles

2019: Rafael Nadal

2018: Novak Djokovic

2017: Rafael Nadal

2016: Stan Wawrinka

2015: Novak Djokovic

2014: Marin Čilić

2013: Rafael Nadal

2012: Andy Murray

2011: Novak Djokovic

2010: Rafael Nadal

Past 10 champions in women’s singles

2019: Bianca Andreescu

2018: Naomi Osaka

2017: Sloane Stephens

2016: Angelique Kerber

2015: Flavia Pennetta

2014: Serena Williams

2013: Serena Williams

2012: Serena Williams

2011: Samantha Stosur

2010: Kim Clijsters

When did the US Open start?

This year’s US Open kicked off on 1 September. You can view the full schedule here.

What date is the US Open finals?

The women’s singles final will take place on 13 September at 6:00am AEST. The men’s singles final will be held on 14 September at 6:00am AEST. 

How to livestream the 2020 US Open

SBS — Watch for free

You can watch this year’s US Open in Australia on SBS, or livestream the matches via SBS On Demand. The broadcast channel will only be showing the men’s and women’s singles quarter-finals, semi-finals, and both finals starting 9 September. For all the other rounds, you’ll need to watch elsewhere.

From 2 September, it will show daily highlights on its sports website, Facebook and Twitter channels.

Kayo Sports

Alternatively, you can sign up to Kayo Sports and watch all the matches.

Currently Kayo’s offering a 14-day free trial so if you haven’t signed up to it already, it’s one to check out.

After the trial period, Kayo subscriptions will cost you $25 per month for the basic package. On this you will be able to stream games on two streams simultaneously. By paying an extra $10 per month, you can watch sports across three screens.


For all your US Open Grand Slam needs, a Foxtel subscription may also prove handy. There’s a 10-day free trial on offer after which you” need to pay for the package you’ve chosen. Prices start at $25 per month.

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