It's time for the Australian Open Tennis 2021. Find out how to live stream the anticipated tennis match online for free.

How to watch Australian Open Tennis live stream 2021

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With the qualifiers done, here is the full Australian Open schedule and Australian Open 2021 live streaming details for countries around the world.

Australian Open live stream

Dates: 8th-21st February

Free live stream: Watch Now

Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN risk-free

UK stream: Eurosport Player £6.99/month (no contract)

UK subscription: BT Sport/Virgin Media/Sky Sports

US stream:  Tennis Channel Plus $99.99/year

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Australian Open schedule

The Men’s and Women’s singles first round – February 8-9

Men’s and women’s singles second round – February 10-11

Men’s and women’s singles third round – February 12-13

Men’s and women’s singles fourth round – February 14-15

Men’s and women’s singles quarter-finals – February 16-17

Women’s semi-finals and first men’s semi-final – February 18

Second men’s semi-final – February 19

Women’s final – February 20

Men’s final – February 21

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Coming to Asia, Sony Six will be the official Australian Open telecast channel in India and the Indian subcontinent, including Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan. The tournament will be available for live streaming on the SonyLIV app and website as well. 

All other East Asian and Oceania countries can watch the Australian Open on either Fox Sports or ESPN International. Australian fans can watch the tournament on channel Nine, Chinese fans on CCTV, iQIYI, Guangdong TV, Great Sports Channel (Shanghai) and Japanese fans on NHK, WOWOW.

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Australian Open live stream: how to watch the 2021 tennis

The Australian Open tennis is part of Australia’s crown jewels of sport and will be televised live for free. You’ll find all the action available on Channel 9 as well as on the 9Now live streaming service which is available through the web or as an app on mobiles, tablets and other devices.

Of course, this is only accessible to viewers in Australia. If you’re an Australian who happens to be out of the country during the tennis, then you’ll need to use a VPN to access the Australian Open live stream without being blocked.

You can sign-up to a VPN risk free with a 30-day money-back guarantee. So, if you can’t get it to work for any reason, then you can simply cancel and won’t be out of pocket. Take a look below and we’ll show you how that’s done.

Watch the Australian Open 2021 from abroad using a VPN

Even if you have subscribed to the relevant Australian Open rights holders, you won’t be able to access them when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. A VPN creates a private connection between your device and the internet, such that the servers and services you’re accessing aren’t aware of what you’re doing. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.

Paid-for VPN services, such as ExpressVPN or NordVPN, are entirely safe, come with 24/7 customer support and can be used to watch sport and other entertainment from any part of the world on almost any device you’d care to use. Try it out with the link below and get three months free.

Try ExpressVPN risk-free for 30 days
ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money back guarantee with its VPN service. You can use it to watch on your mobile, tablet, laptop, TV, games console and more. There’s 24/7 customer support and three months free when you sign-up. Try it today for tennis.

Australian Open live stream: how to watch the 2021 tennis in UK & Europe

Australian Open holds the rights to air the Australian Open 2021 in the UK and across Europe. All matches from Melbourne Park will be broadcast live across Australian Open 1, Australian Open 2, Australian Open 1 HD and Australian Open 2 HD throughout the tournament, offering daily coverage from the first rounds to the final.

Anyone can access Australian Open through the Australian Open Player. The streaming service costs £6.99 a month (£4.99 a month if you pay annually) and includes unlimited access to Grand Slam tennis, Grand Tour cycling, motorsports, snooker, basketball and more.

Better still, you can access a FREE 7-day trial of Australian Open Player on smart TVs and any other device which supports the Amazon Prime Video app.

The Prime Video app is available on most smart TV platforms, games consoles, Fire TV devices, Apple TV, iOS, Android and more, so you can enjoy the tennis in HD on almost any device.

Australian Open Player free 7-day trial on Amazon Prime Video
Enjoy a whole week of tennis from Down Under for free by signing up to Australian Open on Amazon Prime. If you like what you see, then it’s just £6.99 per month thereafter with no contract hassles.

How to watch the Australian Open 2021 in the USA

The Australian Open 2021 US TV rights are split between ESPN and the Tennis Channel. If your satellite or cable package package already includes one of these, then you’re in. If not, then you’ll need to contact your provider and upgrade.

Tennis Channel Plus $99.99 per year
Catch the Australian Open 2021 and stream over 4500 live and on-demand matches from over 100 ATP & WTA events, including coverage from Roland Garros too. Not cheap but, if you’re a tennis nut, then this is the way to go.

No need to worry if neither of these are available on your TV platform of choice or if the upgrade subscription is extortionate. You can watch a live stream of the Australian Open 2021 directly through the Tennis Channel Plus player on all good smart platforms including iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV and Fire TV.

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