2017

SBS serves an ace with the US Open

19 June 2017


Media Release


SBS today announced that it has secured exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights for the US Open.


In a partnership with ESPN, SBS’s US Open coverage will commence Wednesday 6 September, during the quarter finals stage. Played on hard courts in Queens, New York, the US Open is the final of the four annual tennis majors, wrapping up the year for the major tournaments. SBS will broadcast some of the biggest matches, live and free on SBS, SBS HD, as well as streamed live online.


SBS Director of Sport, Ken Shipp said: “SBS has a proud heritage in bringing the best of international sport to Australian fans. The US Open is one of the iconic events on the sports calendar, and this deal sees the climax of the year’s final Grand Slam returning live and free to all Australians.”


SBS’s coverage of the US Open will commence Wednesday 6 September on SBS and SBS HD, as well as streamed live online.


SBS US Open Schedule (TBC):
Wednesday 6 September
US Open Tennis Quarter-Finals
9.00am – 2.00pm AEST **Live to All**

Thursday 7 September
US Open Tennis Quarter-Finals
9.00am – 2.00pm AEST **Live to All**

Friday 8 September
US Open Tennis Women’s Semi-finals
9.00am – 2.00pm AEST **Live to All**

Saturday 9 September
US Open Tennis Men’s Semi-Finals
6:00am – 2.00pm AEST **Live to All**

Sunday 10 September
US Open Tennis Women’s Final
6.00am – 9.00am AEST **Live to All**

Monday 11 September
US Open Tennis Men’s Final
6.00am – 10.00 AEST **Live to All**