Where & How to Watch Without Cable – Billboard
Written by GRB on 26/08/2023
All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.
Whether you’re a die-hard tennis fanatics or novice sports watchers, the 2023 U.S. Open is packed with exciting moments. This year’s championship returns to Flushing Meadows in Queens, N.Y., on Monday (Aug. 28).
U.S. Open matches held at Louis Armstrong Stadium and Grandstand will begin at 11 a.m ET. Matches held at Arthur Ashe Stadium begin at noon. Night rounds start at 7 p.m. ET. Click here for the full 2023 U.S. Open schedule.
How long is the U.S. Open? The two-week event will be held from Aug. 28-Sept. 10.
Keep reading for ways to stream the U.S. Open without cable and where to buy tickets.
How to Watch the 2023 U.S. Open from Anywhere
The Tennis Channel will air coverage from 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. Afternoon and primetime rounds will air on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN 2 from noon until 11 p.m.
If you already have cable, you can access the U.S. Open from your TV, phone or streaming device through your cable provider or log into the ESPN app and if you’re a cord-cutting tennis fan, ESPN+ is a good choice.
What is ESPN+? The platform costs $9.99 a month (or $99.99 annually) to stream live sporting events like the U.S. Open, Wimbledon and the Australian Open, in addition to ESPN originals such as The Captain, Al Davis vs. The NFL, Vick, Be Like Water, Breakaway, Dana White’s Contender Series, the entire 30 for 30 library, PPV events, UFC Fight Night, NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA games, college basketball, golf, soccer and more.
Not interested in joining ESPN+? No worries. You can stream ESPN programs and live sporting events through platforms that offer live television, like Sling TV, which usually starts at $40 a month. Currently, Sling is half off for the first month, giving you instant access to dozens of live channels, 50 hours of DVR recordings and multiple device streams, for $20.
DirecTV Stream is another option for ESPN and other cable and local channels at an affordable price, plus there’s a free trial for five days. Monthly plans start at $74.99 a month, but you’ll save $30 over three months when you subscribe online via the link below.
Where to Buy Tickets to the 2023 U.S. Open
Last year’s U.S. Open saw record ticket sales as fans clamored to see Serena Williams play in what she says will be her final tournament. Tickets are in high demand this year as well, so it’s best to get them as early as possible.
Purchase tickets to the 2023 U.S. Open via the link above.