If you’re a tennis obsessive, get excited. Now that Wimbledon has ended for another year, the next Grand Slam event we have to look forward to is the US Open 2022.
As the major tennis tournament approaches, we’ve put together a list of details for fans eager to see their favorite competitors take to the court.
Here’s your guide to the US Open 2022 and how to watch the competition from Australia.
What is the US Open?
The US Open, held in Flushing Meadows, New York, is the last Grand Slam of the year on the tennis circuit. The other three Grand Slam tournaments, in chronological order, are the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon.
The hard-court competition is a two-week marathon and consists of men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, mixed doubles and events for senior, junior and wheelchair players.
Who won the title in 2021?
It may seem like an age ago, but let’s get back to the 2021 competition, shall we? In the 2021 singles events, Daniel Medvedev and Emma Raducanu were the champions in singles, and Rajeev Ram, Joe Salisbury, Samantha Stosur, Zhang Shuai and Desirae Krawczyk were the athletes who took the winning places in doubles.
Players for this year’s US Open will be determined in qualifying matches from August 23-26, and you can find the competing players listed here.
When is the US Open 2022?
The qualifying matches take place from August 23 to August 26, 2022.
The main matches will take place from August 29 until September 11, 2022. And the finals will take place on September 10 and 11.
How can I watch the tournament in Australia?
As always, there will be a few options for tennis obsessives looking to catch the biggest matches of the 2022 US Open tournament.
While the US Open previously aired on Kayo, Nine recently secured exclusive rights to the tournament for three years, starting in 2022.
This means that you will be able to stream US Open matches on Stan Sport this year. This is also where you can find the other Grand Slam tournaments streaming.
This article has been updated from its original publication date to reflect details for US Open 2022.