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.
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.