Grand Slam tennis returns with the 2020 US Open, and fans will witness all the action from Flushing Meadows, from the first round to the finals, live on ESPN Australia New Zealand.
The Open begins on Tuesday September 1 (AEST) with ESPN providing full coverage until its conclusion on September 14 (AEST). ESPN Australia New Zealand is the only place you will see the opening rounds of the tournament, with a daily broadcast beginning at 2am AEST on ESPN2.
Tuesday’s opening day is highlighted by number one seed Novak Djokovic facing Damir Dzumhur (9am AEST) on Centre court. Meanwhile, in the women’s singles draw Australian Ajla Tomljanovic meets 17-seed Angelique Kerber (1am AEST).
Number four seed Naomi Osaka faces countrywoman Misaki Doi in her first round clash at 11am AEST, on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Aussie Jordan Thompson opens his US Open account with a tough test against Stefano Travaglia on the opening day.
Wednesday September 2 (AEST) sees a host of Aussies in action, in high profile matches across the singles draw.
Highlights from day two include top-seeded Australian Alex De Minaur, as he tackles Russian Andrej Martin. John Millman will also fly the flag for local fans against 22nd seed Nikoloz Basilashvili, and James Duckworth meets Salvatore Caruso in his opening round singles clash.
Venus Williams concludes the day two coverage, as she is faced with a challenging first round encounter with 20th seed Karolina Muchova (9am AEST, ESPN2).
ESPN’s coverage begins daily at 2am AEST and continues throughout the day on ESPN2. ESPN and ESPN2 are available on Foxtel, Kayo Sports, Fetch TV and Sky NZ.