Every year, the US Open tennis tournament closes the Grand Slam season, but this season is a special one. After COVID-19 break, this is the first Grand Slam and all eyes are on it. Bookmakers have already installed Novak Djokovic as the favorite to win the US Open, just ahead of Dominic Thiem, Danil Medvedev, and Stefanos Tsitsipas. Defending champion Rafael Nadal will miss US Open this year because he is trying to prepare for his favorite Grand Slam, Roland Garros.
Six-time US Open champion Serena Williams is the second favorite for rising the trophy this year after huge young star Naomi Osaka. Karolina Pliskova is the third favorite and she is chasing her first semifinal in her career.
Last year winner Bianca Andreescu, unfortunately, is not playing this year.
The Canadian tennis star tweeted Aug. 13 that she was withdrawing from the tournament despite previously committing.
“After many discussions with those closest to me, I have made the difficult decision not to return to New York this year,” she wrote in a post on social media. “I have taken this step in order to focus on my match fitness and ensure that I return ready to play at my highest level. The US Open victory last year has been the high point of my career thus far and I will miss not being there. “
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Who airs the US Open live in UK and Germany?
The US Open Tennis Championship will be shown live and exclusively on Amazon in the UK until 2022. The streaming service is taking a major leap into sport in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland by acquiring the rights to the Grand Slam tournament. The deal includes live coverage and on-demand match highlights, plus other content to Prime Video members at no additional cost.
Furthermore Eurosport has renewed its partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to secure the rights for the US Open Grand Slam tennis tournament for a further five years. The pan-european broadcaster presents the US Open live on TV, Eurosport Player, Eurosport App, and Eurosport.de – free-to-air in more than 50 countries.
The US Open 2020 overview
US Open women’s final: 13th of September (16:00)
US Open men’s final: 13th of September (16:00)
US Open full schedule: click here