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US Open 2022 TV channel and live stream: How to watch in Australia

US Open 2022 TV channel and live stream: The 2022 US Open is finally upon us as the final Grand Slam event of the year begins.

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While the tournament will be without Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal is chasing his 23rd Grand Slam title and Serena Williams is set to play there for the last time.

Daniel Medvedev and Emma Radukano are the respective defending singles champions.

Many Australians will be looking to impress with Nick Kyrgios at the US Open, especially with a genuine contender playing in the Wimbledon final in July.

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On which TV channel is the US Open in Australia?

Channel Nine has the right to broadcast the US Open in 2022, with selected matches from the tournament to be shown on 9Gem.

The free-to-air television channel will broadcast 136 hours of the US Open in 2022, giving fans a convenient and free way to watch the tournament.

Most matches involving Australian players will be shown when there are no scheduling conflicts.

Todd Woodbridge, Jelena Dokic, and Brett Phillips will all provide expert commentary on Channel 9’s coverage.

How to Live to Stream the US Open in Australia

The US Open will be broadcast on both 9Now and Stan Sport in Australia.

9Now will provide a telecast of 9Gem’s US Open coverage and is free to use online.

Meanwhile, transport will show every match of the tournament ad-free on its streaming platform, with replays, mini-matches and highlights also available.

Steinsport, which is also home to the UEFA Champions League this season, offers seven-day free trials for new users and costs an additional $10 a month on top of a standard Stein subscription.

When is the US Open starting in Australia?

Due to the time zone difference, the US Open will usually be played in the early hours for fans watching from Australia.

Action will normally start at 01:00 and run until 13:00 (AEST).

Night matches at the US Open will be played at good times for the Aussies, who will be able to catch up with them during more breakfasts and early morning commutes.

Both the men’s and women’s singles finals are expected to start at 06:00 (AEST).

DAY DATE (AEST) TIME (AEST)STAGE
1Tues, Aug 30 01:00 – 13:00 First round
2Wed, Aug 31 01:00 – 13:00 First round
3Thurs, Sept 1 01:00 – 13:00 Second round
4Fri, Sept 2 01:00 – 13:00 Second round
5Sat, Sept 3 01:00 – 13:00 Third round
6Sun, Sept 4 01:00 – 13:00 Third round
7Mon, Sept 5 01:00 – 13:00 Round of 16
8Tues, Sept 6 01:00 – 13:00 Round of 16
9Wed, Sept 7 02:00 – 13:00 Women’s quarter-finals
10Thurs, Sept 8 02:00 – 13:00 Men’s quarter-finals
11Fri, Sept 9 09:00 – 13.00 Women’s semi-final
12Sat, Sept 10 05:00 – 12:00 Men’s semi-finals
13Sun, Sept 11 06:00 – 09:00 Women’s final
14Mon, Sept 12 06:00 – 10.00 Men’s final

Australian players to watch at US Open

Nick Kyrgios

The 2022 Wimbledon finalist won the City Open singles title in August and is also advancing to the US Open after defeating world number one Daniil Medvedev at the Canadian Open. Kyrgios will face doubles partner and fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis in the first round, while Medvedev will reach the fourth round if they both make it that far.

Alex De Manor

The top-ranked Australian also won the singles title in Atlanta last month but was beaten convincingly by Kyrgios at the Canadian Open. De Manor made it to the quarterfinals of the US Open in 2020 and will face unseeded Filip Krajinovic in the first round this year.

Ajla Tomljanovic

Australia’s highest-ranked woman since Ash Barty’s retirement, Tomljanovic reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon this year and will go into the US Open after reaching the same stage at the Cincinnati Masters in August. The 29-year-old will face Karolina Muchova in the first round.

Daria Seville

After starting the year at No. 421, Saville has returned to the WTA’s top 100 and reached the US Open after playing in her first WTA final in just under five years. Australia will face unseeded Elena-Gabriela Russo in the first round followed by last year’s finalist Coco Goff.

Matt Ebden and Max Purcell

This All-Australian men’s doubles pair won that year’s Wimbledon title, defeating the top two seeds in the process. After reaching the Australian Open final in January, Ebden and Purcell have shown they know how to go together at Grand Slam events.

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis

The Special Ks beat Ebden and Purcell to win the Australian Open men’s doubles earlier this year and backed it up by winning the Atlanta Open together last month. Kyrgios would then go on to win the City Open doubles with American Jack Sock as he highlighted his doubles credentials. The doubles partners will meet in the first round of singles but are capable of winning another Grand Slam title together.

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