Madrid Open live stream 2022: how to watch Mutua Masters tennis online from anywhere

General view of tennis court at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at La Caja Magica
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Clay season is Rafael Nadal season, and the Spaniard returns to action at the Madrid Open 2022 – a tournament he's won five times - but what shape is he in after a spell on the sidelines? Iga Swiatek's late withdrawal has blown the women's singles wide open and there are only two seeds left in it at the quarter-final stage. Read on to find out how to watch a Madrid Open live stream from anywhere - including ways to watch the tennis absolutely FREE.

Watch Madrid Open live stream 2022

Dates: Thursday, April 28 - Sunday, May 8

Daily start times: 11am CEST (local) / 10am BST / 5am ET / 2am ET / 7pm AEST

Venue: La Caja Mágica, Madrid

FREE live stream: Amazon Prime FREE trial (UK) | Kayo Sports FREE trial (AU)

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Global live streams: Tennis Channel via Sling TV discount / FuboTV free trial (US)| TSN or DAZN (CA)

There's was a particularly strong Spanish contingent at this year's tournament but it's all on Sara Sorribes Tormo now with both Paula Badosa and Garbine Muguruza out of contention

Defending champion Aryna Sabalenka has also left the building along with Britain's Emma Raducanu. Jabeur and American's Jess Pegula are the two favourites left along with two-time champion Simona Halep.

Rafael Nadal is still going strong on the men's side as is his old rival Novak Djokovic. The Serb is also trying to rediscover his mojo after seeing precious little action in 2022. He faces Andy Murray in the quarters. In early April Djokovic suffered his first opening match defeat in four years, but bounced back by reaching the final of the Serbian Open.

Also in contention is teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz, who'll have the crowd roaring his every move. Here's how you can watch a 2022 Madrid Open live stream from wherever you are with a VPN.

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How to watch Madrid Open: live stream tennis in the UK

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Amazon has the rights to broadcast the Madrid Open in the UK, so Amazon Prime Video members can live stream all the action at no additional cost.

Play typically gets underway at 10am BST each morning.

You can live stream the tennis from your phone or tablet or any smart device with the Amazon Prime Video app.

Amazon Prime membership costs £79 per year or £7.99 per month, which can be cancelled at any time. The subscription will get you access to Amazon's library of TV shows and films as well as unlimited one-day delivery on Amazon orders from the UK.

New users can sign up for a FREE 30-day Amazon Prime trial with full access to live sports coverage, as well as free one-day delivery on purchases from Amazon's online store during that time.

Away from the UK but still want to watch the tennis on your Prime account? Your best option is to download and install a VPN and then log in to a UK IP address.

Watch a Madrid Open live stream from outside your country

For broadcast and streaming details in more tennis-mad countries like the US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand, just scroll down the page - everything you need to know is there, including details of who is showing the tennis.

But if you try to watch your domestic coverage from anywhere outside your home country, you'll soon find a problem - geo-blocking. That's where the broadcaster prevents you from watching your usual feed from abroad. It's a common problem for sports fans all over the world. 

By downloading and installing a VPN, you can effectively trick your computer into thinking that it's back at home.

Use a VPN to watch Madrid Open live stream from anywhere

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How to use a VPN for the Madrid Open on Prime

Using a VPN to watch free on Amazon Prime is as easy as one-two-three...

1. Download and install a VPN - as we say, our top choice is ExpressVPN

2. Connect to the appropriate server location - open the VPN app, hit 'choose location' and select the appropriate location

3. Go to the broadcaster's live stream - so if you're from the UK, just head to Amazon Prime Video

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How to watch 2022 Madrid Open tennis: live stream in the US


In the US, coverage of the Madrid Open comes courtesy of the Tennis Channel, which shows loads more tennis action throughout the season.

Play typically starts at 5am ET / 2am PT each day.

How to watch Madrid Open without cable

If you don't have cable, you can get the Tennis Channel on over-the-top streaming service Sling TV, which offers it as part of an $11 per month add-on for either its Sling Orange package or Sling Blue package, each of which costs $35 per month.

Whichever package you choose, you can currently get your first month of Sling TV for half price

A costlier but even more thorough alternative is to get a FuboTV plan, which also includes Tennis Channel, as well as more than 100 other top channels. 

Its standard plan costs $64.99 per month after a 7-day FREE trial.

New or existing subscribers to US streaming services can still access the platform of their choice from abroad, too - all you need is the help of a good VPN.

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How to live stream Madrid Open 2022 and watch tennis online in Canada


In Canada, you can watch Madrid Open tennis on TSN. 

If you get the channel as part of your cable deal, then you'll just be able to log in with the details of your provider and get access to a Madrid Open live stream. 

If you don't have cable, you can subscribe to TSN on a streaming-only basis from CA$7.99 a day or (much better value) $19.99 a month.

You can also catch some of the action on streaming service DAZN, which is showing the WTA action only, and only from April 28-30. 

DAZN costs just CAD$20 a month or $150 a year, and is also the exclusive Canadian streaming home of Premier League and Champions League soccer.

Play typically starts at 5am ET / 2am PT each morning, and extends into the afternoons.

If you decide to subscribe or already have, remember you can take your favorite sports streaming service with you wherever you go - just try our No. 1 overall rated VPN 100% risk-free for 30-days and follow the instructions above.

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How to watch Madrid Open: live stream tennis in Australia


beIN Sports has the rights to show Madrid Open tennis in Australia, with play typically starting at 7pm AEST each evening.

If you don't have it as part of a pay TV package, you can also sign up to beIN Sports as a standalone subscription, costing $19.99 per month after you've taken advantage of a FREE two-week trial.

That said, sports streaming specialist Kayo Sports includes beIN in its package - in addition to an enormous variety of live sports - and it also offers a FREE 14-day Kayo Sports trial.

After that, the Basic plan costs just $25 a month and lets you stream on two screens, while Premium is a mere $35 a month for simultaneous viewing on up to three devices. 

Don't forget, you can take your coverage abroad with you as well. For those wanting to watch home coverage of sports from overseas, a good VPN is the solution.

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How to watch Madrid Open: live stream in New Zealand


Live Madrid Open coverage in New Zealand is split between Sky Sport, which is showing the ATP action from May 2, and Spark Sport, which is showing the WTA action from May 2.

Sky Sport subscribers can watch online using the country's Sky Go service, while cord-cutters and anyone else can try the Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform - where a pass costs $19.99 per week or $39.99 per month. The monthly package comes with a 7-day free trial.

Spark Sport costs $24.99 per month after a 7-day FREE free trial, and includes the Premier League, plenty of Black Caps cricket action, F1 racing and MotoGP.

Play typically gets underway at 9pm NZDT each evening, continuing through the night.

Aatif Sulleyman

Aatif is a freelance copywriter and journalist based in the UK. He’s written about technology, science and politics for publications including Gizmodo, The Independent, Trusted Reviews and Newsweek, but focuses on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: sport and penny-pinching.