Unlike the other two tennis tournaments that had to face cancellations due to the global pandemic. The US Open Tennis 2020 has decided to go on with the schedule. Although it wouldn’t be as crowded as before, there would still be spectators during the tournaments. They are the front-line workers who have been dedicating themselves during the pandemic. However, people who don’t get the invitation would still be able to watch the tournament through TV broadcasts.
About The US Open Tennis 2020 TV Channels
US Open Tennis TV Schedule 2020
The first round would air on ESPN Monday, August 31st at 12p.m. until 6 p.m. and September 1st at 12p.m. until 11p.m. While on ESPN2, the first round would air on Monday, August 31st from 6p.m. until 11p.m. The second round would air on September 2 (12p.m-11p.m.) and 3(12p.m.-6p.m.) on ESPN. As for the finals, both ESPN and ESPN2 will do the broadcast on September 12 and 13. Mixed doubles final will air on ESPN3, September 12th on 12p.m-2.pm. You can also watch Women’s singles final on ESPN September 12 on 4p.m. – 7p.m. Women’s doubles final on ESPN2 September 13 1p.m.-3p.m. Men’s singles final on ESPN September 13 4p.m-7p.m. Don’t forget to watch the Men’s Doubles Final on ESPN2 September 11, 12p.m.-2p.m. All times on the list are in ET.
|Monday, August 31||12 p.m. – 6 p.m.||First Round||ESPN|
|Monday, August 31||6 p.m. – 11 p.m.||First Round||ESPN2|
|Tuesday, September 1||12 p.m. – 11 p.m.||First Round||ESPN|
|Wednesday, September 2||12 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Second Round||ESPN|
|Thursday, September 3||12 p.m. – 6 p.m.||Second Round||ESPN|
|Thursday, September 3||6 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Second Round||ESPN2|
|Friday, September 4||12 p.m. – 6 p.m.||Third Round||ESPN|
|Friday, September 4||6 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Third Round||ESPN2|
|Saturday, September 5||11 a.m. – 11 p.m.||Third Round||ESPN2|
|Sunday, September 6||11 a.m. – 7 p.m.||Round of 16||ESPN|
|Sunday, September 6||7 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Round of 16||ESPN2|
|Monday, September 7||11 a.m. – 11 p.m.||Round of 16||ESPN2|
|Tuesday, September 8||12 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Quarterfinals||ESPN|
|Wednesday, September 9||12 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Quarterfinals||ESPN|
|Thursday, September 10||7 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Women’s Semis||ESPN|
|Friday, September 11||12 p.m. – 2 p.m.||Men’s Doubles Final||ESPN2|
|Friday, September 11||4 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Men’s Semis||ESPN|
|Saturday, September 12||12 p.m. – 2 p.m.||Mixed Doubles Final||ESPN3|
|Saturday, September 12||4 p.m. – 7 p.m.||Women’s Singles Final||ESPN|
|Sunday, September 13||1 p.m. – 3 p.m.||Women’s Doubles Final||ESPN2|
|Sunday, September 13||4 p.m. – 7 p.m.||Men’s Singles Final||ESPN|
2020 US Open Tennis TV Coverage from different Countries
The US Open 2020 would feature many famous players from all over the world. The six-times champion of the US open, Serena Williams has announced her attendance in the tournament. Besides that, the world’s number three Dominic Thiem. If you are very keen on tennis and want to watch the international broadcast, this would be a good news for you. The US Open 2020 would air on international partners of broadcast media. Here is the complete list of the media partners.
Just as the schedule above, people in the United States just need to watch ESPN. There would be several ESPN channels like ESPN2, ESPN3 that broadcast the tournament live. However, you should pay close attention to the matches schedule because it would be on different channels depending on the categories.
If you live in Canada you can watch the live broadcast through TSN and RDS. These two channels are in official partnership with the US Open. They are the Official TV broadcasters which cover the Canada area. However, the broadcast schedule would certainly follow the ESPN schedule which is on ET time zone. Don’t get the schedule mixed up with the other time zone and you would be able to enjoy the live broadcast as well.
For US Open fans in the UK, there are still ways to enjoy the live broadcast through the live streaming service. Prime Video from Amazon UK will provide live streaming service for US Open 2020 tournaments. Get your device or gadgets and subscription ready for the live streaming service. You would need to complete a registration before you could get to enjoy the service.
It is good news for people of Australia and South Africa because ESPN also covers the Australian TV broadcast. The schedule would be the same with US broadcast in ET time zone. Make sure to visit the official ESPN website for more detailed information about the broadcast and live stream.
South Africa Viewers can see it from ESPN.
Apparently, Ireland got the same streaming service from Prime Video. For the US Open 2020, people in Ireland could still enjoy the live streaming of the tournament. Make sure to prepare the streaming device and register for the tournament streaming service. Only then, you are good to watch the US Open 2020.
The US Open 2020 surely has many fans from all over the world that includes France and Germany. Fortunately, ESPN has established a partnership with Eurosport since several years back then. Eurosport is a network of sports television which covers the continental Europe region. For this US Open 2020, ESPN would once again form a partnership with Eurosport for the tournament broadcast. Make sure you already have the channel on your subscription list before the start date.
You can watch the US Open 2020 through your Eurosport Channel. If your provider includes Eurosport in its package, you will just need to proceed.