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- The 2022 US Open tennis championship will air on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+ through September 11.
- The first round begins on August 29 and includes a match between Serena Williams and Danka Kovinic.
- ESPN+ costs $10 a month and will feature matches from all 16 courts in the early rounds.
The US Open, tennis’ final Grand Slam event of 2022, begins play on August 29, with coverage on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+. The US Open is a hard court tournament held in New York City at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, which includes Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong Stadium, and Grandstand Stadium.
Women’s tennis legend Serena Williams announced that this year’s US Open will likely be her last competition; The 40-year-old star was eliminated in the first round at Wimbledon earlier this summer and she will face Danka Kovinic in the first round of the US Open on August 29.
Defending men’s champion Daniil Medvedev will return to Grand Slam games after being banned from Wimbledon due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic will not compete at the US Open due to travel restrictions for international travelers who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Four-time US Open champion Rafael Nadal will be ready to play after withdrawing from Wimbledon due to injury.
Where to watch the 2022 US Open tennis championship
You can watch US Open 2022 on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+. Coverage begins August 29 and runs through September 11.
The ESPN+ streaming service costs $10 a month and offers the most comprehensive coverage of the early rounds, broadcasting 12 hours daily for the first four rounds of the tournament.
You’ll need access to the ESPN cable channel to watch the US Open quarterfinals, semifinals, and final. If you don’t already have ESPN through your TV provider, you can subscribe to a live TV streaming service to access the channel. Sling TV’s Blue plan is one of the cheapest options at $35 per month. New members can get their first month at 50% off, so they can watch the US Open finals for $17.50.
YouTube TV ($65/mo), Hulu + Live TV ($70/mo), and FuboTV ($70/mo) also include ESPN. However, all three services cost considerably more than Sling, but you do get more total channels for that extra cost.
US Open 2022 Schedule
The 2022 US Open tennis championship officially kicks off on August 29 after the qualifying rounds. In addition to ESPN’s broadcast coverage of the main matches, you can stream the game from all 16 courts on ESPN+ during the early rounds. The quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of the US Open will be broadcast exclusively on cable channel ESPN.