The first Grand Slam tournament of 2023 is right around the corner. Melbourne Park will again host the Australian Open, as the world’s best tennis players meet for an action-packed fortnight.
Rafael Nadal should fight off a hungry Novak Djokovic to guard his men’s title, while Iga Swiatek is set to be the player to beat in the ladies’ draw.
The United States also have a number of hopes for this tournament, with Taylor Fritz, Frances Tiafoe, Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula leading the way.
The Sports By Colin has all the details on how American fans can watch the Australian Open.
How to watch the Australian Open in the USA on TV
It may be winter in the United States, but it’s summer down under! Coverage of the 2023 Australian Open begins Sunday, Jan. 15 on ESPN. Live “first ball to last ball” coverage across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ will include all matches from all 16 courts, with every match in its entirety streaming live on ESPN+.
How to live stream the Australian Open in the USA
ESPN+ and fuboTV will both offer live streaming during the 2023 Australian Open. FuboTV offers a free trial.
- When: Starts Sunday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. ET
- TV: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, ESPN+
ESPN+ will offer every match of the 2023 Australian Open in its entirety in English. This will cover more than 620 Main Draw matches (Singles, Doubles, Juniors, Wheelchair & Legends), including multiple daily live feeds from all 16 courts. ESPN+ will also feature on-demand replays of every match, so U.S. fans won’t have to worry about waking up at 3:00 a.m. (or earlier) to watch live.
When is the Australian Open 2023?
The Australian Open 2023 main draw will start on Monday, Jan. 16, local time (Sunday, Jan. 15, EST) with the opening round of the men’s and women’s singles.
Sunday, Jan. 29, local time (Saturday, Jan. 28, EST) will mark the end of the tournament with the men’s singles final, following the women’s singles final played the day prior.
Australian Open 2023 schedule
Due to the time difference between the United States and Australia, it is worth noting that play will typically begin at 7 p.m. ET the day prior to Melbourne time (AEDT).
Matches will then run late into the night, with “prime-time” matches taking place in the early hours of the morning.
|Date (ET)||Round||Time (ET)||TV channel|
|Sun., Jan. 15||First||7 p.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|
|First||11 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Mon., Jan. 16||First||11:30 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Tue., Jan. 17||Second||9 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Wed., Jan. 18||Second||9 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Thu., Jan. 19||Third||9 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Fri., Jan. 20||Third||9 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Sat., Jan. 21||Third||7 a.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Round of 16||8 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Sun., Jan. 22||Round of 16||7 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Mon., Jan. 23||Quarterfinals||9 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Tue., Jan. 24||Quarterfinals||9 p.m.||ESPN2, fuboTV|
|Thu., Jan. 26||Semifinals (W)||3:30 a.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|
|Semifinals (M)||10:30 p.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|
|Fri., Jan. 27||Semifinals (M)||3:30 a.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|
|Sat., Jan. 28||Championship (W)||3:30 a.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|
|Sun., Jan. 29||Championship (M)||3:30 a.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|
How to Stream 2023 Australian Open on Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Android and iOS
There are six major streaming providers that offer Live TV Streaming. Five of these providers allow you to watch 2023 Australian Open using iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and Web. You can stream it with Sling TV, DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, and YouTube TV.