The ATP Tour is the highest-level men’s professional tennis circuit. Organised by the Association of Tennis Professionals, the world’s best players compete in tournaments held on six continents, highlighted by four Grand Slams.
With the 2020 season just starting, tennis fans in Australia are anxious to learn which tournaments will air live on TV, what time the matches take place, and how to stream the ATP Tour online? Take a look at the information provided for answers to these questions and much more.
2020 ATP Tour and Grand Slam Australian TV Guide
2020 will mark the 51st anniversary season of the ATP Tour, and will feature 67 tournaments in total including three Grand Slams, the Davis Cup, the ATP Finals, nine ATP 1000 events, thirteen ATP 500 events, and thirty-nine ATP 250 events. The schedule has, however, been hugely impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, with many events now cancelled until 2021.
As has been customary for a number of years, viewing audiences should expect the big three of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer to continue their dominance of the ATP tour. The three all-time greats will be eyeing a winning restart to the season at the US Open in New York. The clay courts of Roland Garros have now been moved September, where Nadal will be favourite to take out an extraordinary twelfth French Open tennis trophy (Paris).
How to Stream ATP Tennis Live
Kayo Sports is your home of men’s tennis in 2020, with three Grand Slams available live and in High Definition, as well as nine ATP 1000 events, 13 ATP 500 events and the end of year ATP World Tour Finals held in London during November. Each and every one of these tournaments will be available on-demand, so if you miss your favourite players or an event you wanted to watch, you can catch up whenever it suits you. And what’s more, Kayo offers live streaming options on a wide range of devices and browsers, including – select PC and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple and Telstra TV, Google Chromecast, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge, with new apps and platforms soon to be added.
|Device List||Streaming Guide|
|PC/Mac||Yes, web browser only (Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Edge)|
|iOS/Android Phones/Tablets||Yes, via native apps (iOS 11 and Android 6 minimum).|
|Google Chromecast||Yes, Google Chromecast Ultra or 3rd Generation required for 1080p HD, otherwise 720p.|
|Telstra TV||Yes, Split View not available; TTV1 limited to 720p.|
|Android TV||Yes, via app for version 7.0 and up.|
|PS4 and Xbox One||App in development – coming soon|
A Kayo Sports subscription also includes a number of great features which further enhance your streaming choices. For example, the SplitView function allows you to watch up to four screens on the one device. The benefit is that if several events are being broadcast at the same time, you can tune into them simultaneously. There’s also a No Spoilers feature that allows you to catch up on a match you missed without having to see the scores, which is perfect for those late night or early morning international events. There’s also a Pause function that lets you take a break from the live action and return when you’re ready to resume watching.
ATP French Open 2020 Tennis Live TV Fixtures (Sydney time)
Up next is the French Open, taking place in Paris, France. The entire competition, featuring the likes of Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, will be available live on Australian TV Foxtel and Kayo. Players will be playing at Roland Garros and looking to win the third Grand Slam tournament of the year.
|Sun, Sept 27||Day 1|| LIVE: 6.50pm – 4.00am ||Foxtel/Kayo |
|Mon, Sept 28||Day 2||LIVE: 6.50pm – 4.00am||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Tue, Sept 29||Day 2||LIVE: 6.50pm – 4.00am||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Wed, Sept 30||Day 4|| LIVE: 6.50pm – 4.00am ||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Thu, Oct 1||Day 5||LIVE: 6.50pm – 4.00am||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Fri, Oct 2||Day 6||LIVE: 6.50pm – 4.00am ||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Sat, Oct 3||Day 7||LIVE: 6.50pm – 4.00am||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Sun, Oct 4||Day 8||LIVE: 6.50pm – 4.00am ||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Mon, Oct 5||Day 9||LIVE: TBC||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Tue, Oct 6||Quarter Finals||LIVE: TBC||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Wed, Oct 7||Quarter Finals||LIVE: TBC||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Thur, Oct 8||Semi Finals||LIVE: TBC||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Fri, Oct 9||Semi Finals||LIVE: TBC||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Sat, Oct 10||Final||LIVE: TBC||Foxtel/Kayo|
|Sun, Oct 11||Final||LIVE: TBC||Foxtel/Kayo|
All events shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. ATP tennis replays available using Kayo on-demand following the day’s live action.
Stream ATP Tennis Live and Free
Kayo Sports, courtesy of their arrangement with the ESPN channel, will provide the most extensive live coverage during the 2020 season, as the world’s best compete for bragging rights and a chance to improve their rankings as the tour progresses. Throughout the year, their coverage will include the three majors outside Australia, nine ATP 1000 tournaments, thirteen ATP events and the ATP World Tour Finals.
So if you’re a resident of Australia you may wish to check out the Kayo Sports 14 day free trial which offers the exact same telecasts and coverage as Foxtel. With Kayo you can stream the ATP Tennis Tour live using eligible mobile devices, and with their split-view feature you can catch up to four Live events at the same time. This unique feature as well as the others built into the platform, ensures you never miss a key moment of the exclusive broadcasts found in the Kayo TV guide.
Stream Tennis with Kayo Sports FREE trial
Live sport returns to Kayo, with every game and every round from the NRL and AFL, action from the Super Rugby, UFC and V8 Supercars – all available on Kayo’s 14 day trial.
ATP 2020 Australian TV Fixtures List
Take a moment to review Kayo Sports plans, which come in two convenient packs so you only need to pay for the sport you wish to see, and watch your favourite ATP Tennis stars in these listed events. Per broadcast agreement, the majority of the ATP Tour is currently not available on Free to Air TV in Australia.
|French Open (Roland Garros)||21 September – 3 October||Paris, France|
|St Petersberg Open||21-28 September||St Petersberg, Russia|
|Chengdu Open||29 September – 4 October||Chengdu, China|
How to Watch ATP Tennis Online
Foxtel Now works with a wide variety of devices that will enable you to watch ATP including Telstra TV, Playstation 4, Chrome browsers on both PCs and Macs, and iOS or Android mobile devices (which also let you connect Chromecast to your TV if you have the capability). Older devices, such as Playstation 3, use the legacy Foxtel Play app to stream Foxtel Now. It works as smoothly as always, but those platforms cannot stream in high definition. Check out the complete list of compatible devices for Foxtel Now on the table below:
Devices supported on Foxtel Now
– Foxtel Now Box: Yes
– Sony Android TV: Yes – OS 7.0 and above
– iOS Mobiles/Tablets: Yes – Via Foxtel Go app (iPhone 4s or above, iPad 2 or above – using iOS 9.35 or above)
– Android Mobiles/Tablets: Yes – Via native app (Lollipop 5.0 or above)
– PC/Mac: Yes – Web browser only (Google Chrome and Safari)
– Google Chromecast: Yes – Via casting
– Apple TV: Yes – Via AirPlay
– Telstra TV: Yes – All models
– PlayStation 4: Yes – All models (Foxtel Play on PlayStation 3)
– Samsung, LG Smart TVs: Yes – 2017 models and above
– Shield TV: Yes – All models