How to watch Djokovic vs Medvedev: live stream 2021 US Open final from anywhere

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Novak Djokovic will be looking to claim the undisputed GOAT title from fellow tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as he goes in search of an unprecedented 21st Grand Slam title in this final at Flushing Meadows. Read on as we explain how to watch US Open semi-final tennis online and get a Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live stream wherever you are - including ways to see the match absolutely FREE.

Djokovic vs Medvedev US Open final live stream

Dates: Sunday, September 12

Start time: 4pm ET / 1pm PT / 9pm BST / 6am AEST / 8am NZST

FREE live stream: Amazon Prime FREE trial (UK) | SBS (AUS) 

Global live streams: ESPN (via Sling TV or FREE FuboTV trial / ESPN Plus) (US) | TSN (CAN)

Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN 100% risk-free

Currently tied-level with Federer and Nadal on 20 major titles, a win here this afternoon in New York would also see the Serb claim the first male calendar slam in the Open Era.

Djokovic booked his spot in today's showdown after avenging his Tokyo Olympic Games defeat to Alexander Zverev by beating the German in five sets in Friday's semi-final.

Standing in his Djokovic's way of a history-making victory is world number two Daniil Medvedev, who will be determined to cap off a solid season. The popular Russian looks in formidable form having dropped just a single set on his way to a second major showdown with Djokovic having lost to the Serb in the Australian Open.

It's the concluding singles match of what's been a smashing tournament, so read on for your guide to live stream Djokovic vs Medvedev at the US Open from wherever you are in the world.

How to watch Djokovic vs Medvedev live stream from outside your country

If you're abroad during the US Open, you'll likely find you're unable to access your domestic tennis coverage like you would at home. This isn't necessarily cause for alarm, but rather the result of geo-blocking - best understood as digital borders that restrict certain services and content to certain parts of the world.

Fortunately, there's a convenient way around this in the form of a VPN. This is a nifty bit of software that lets you swerve around these digital borders, thereby allowing you to globe trot and still access your preferred tennis live stream. It's a completely legal workaround, very affordable, and super easy to use - allow us to explain more.

Use a VPN to watch a 2021 US Open live stream from anywhere

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Using a VPN 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 or Australia, just head to Amazon Prime Video or the SBS website respectively

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How to watch a Djokovic vs Medvedev US Open live stream in America


In America, US Open network coverage is being provided exclusively by ESPN, with Djokovic vs Medvedev scheduled to start at 4pm ET / 1pm PT.

If you have ESPN on cable already, you're all set and can watch the tennis from Flushing Meadows via the network's website - just log-in with details of your cable provider.

How to watch US Open without cable

If you don't have cable don't sweat it, you've still got plenty of options.

The sports network is also live streaming every match on every court on ESPN Plus, which only costs $5.99 per month and allows you to watch online as well as via its mobile app and TV streamer apps on the likes of Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, PS4 and Xbox.

Another option is Sling TV. Its Orange package costs just $35 a month and includes ESPN, but even better, Sling is currently offering new subscribers a fantastic bargain - right now you can save big bucks with this Sling TV deal, which lets you get a whole month of Sling Orange for a mere $10.

Alternatively, fuboTV plans offer even more complete end-to-end cable replacement services, which offers ESPN and more than 120 other channels on plans starting from $64.99 a month. And, better still, it offers a FREE FuboTV trial.

If you're outside the US right now you can always use a streaming VPN to get access to your home coverage.

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How to live stream US Open final for FREE in Australia


Australian tennis fans are amongst the luckiest in the world, as the business end of the US Open is being shown on FREE-to-air TV. 

Djokovic vs Medvedev is being shown on SBS, which means you can also live stream the action through SBS On Demand. As well as apps for Android and iOS, you can access it on Android TV, Amazon Fire TV stick, Apple TV and most smart TVs.

ESPN is also showing the US Open from start to finish, but even if you don't have the channel on cable you don't need to miss out.

That's because Aussie streaming service Kayo Sports includes ESPN coverage in its packages. A Kayo Sports Basic Package costs $25 per month and allows users to stream across two devices simultaneously, while a Kayo Sports Premium Package provides three concurrent streams for $35 per month.

Needless to say, this makes it super-affordable if you share with friends, family or fellow tennis fans - plus Kayo offers a 14-day FREE trial.

Djokovic vs Medvedev is due to start anytime after 6am AEST on Monday morning Down Under.

If you're away from Australia at the moment, you'll need to go down the VPN route as set out above.

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How to watch Djokovic vs Medvedev for FREE in the UK

Try Amazon Prime FREE for 30-days

Try Amazon Prime FREE for 30-days
Amazon again has the rights to broadcast the US Open tennis in the UK, so Amazon Prime Video members can live stream all the action at no additional cost. 

Djokovic vs Medvedev is due to start at 9pm Sunday night - a prime time slot for a massive match.

If you want to stream the tennis from your phone or tablet, the Amazon Prime Video app is available for Android via Google Play and Apple devices via the App Store.

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.

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How to live stream Djokovic vs Medvedev online in Canada


In Canada, you can watch the US Open on TSN for English-language coverage, while RDS is taking care of French-language coverage. 

The Djokovic vs Medvedev final is set to start at 4pm ET / 1pm PT.

If you get them 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 US Open live stream. 

If you don't have cable, then you can subscribe to TSN or RDS on a streaming-only basis from just CA$4.99 a day or (much better value) $19.99 a month.

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 live stream Djokovic vs Medvedev in New Zealand


In New Zealand, premium sports subscription service ESPN has exclusive coverage of the US Open.

Play between Djokovic vs Medvedev is set to get underway at 10am NZST on Monday.

If you want to catch the US Open action but are out of New Zealand over the fortnight, you can use a VPN to access the tennis coverage. 

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