Australian Open on ESPN in US
January 12, 2024
ESPN is bringing tennis fans in North America every match from every round of the 2024 Australian Open live from Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. Exclusive coverage begins on January 13th with coverage across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ which will include all matches from all 15 courts – with every match streaming live on ESPN+.
With Melbourne 16 hours ahead of the US, day session matches will air on ESPN linear networks in primetime ET and night session matches will air at 3am ET. In all, ESPN will air more than 240 hours of live coverage on its linear networks, an increase of 35 per cent over 2023.
Coverage will culminate with the Women’s and Men’s Championships on January 27th and 28th, respectively, at 3:30m ET on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+.
This is ESPN’s 40th annual presentation of this Australian Open, representing its longest uninterrupted professional sports programming relationship. ESPN has held the rights to the event since 1984.