Madrid Open 2024: live stream the tennis from anywhere, seeds, schedule, day 12

Carlos Alcaraz on court with the Madrid Open trophy
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Iga Swiatek laid down a marker ahead of the French Open yesterday as she came through a tough test against Aryna Sabalenka to claim the Madrid Open title. The world number one was pushed to the limit by the Australian Open champion, eventually securing a 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 victory in three hours and 11 minutes. 

Today we will find out who wins the men's title when seventh seed Andrey Rublev takes on the unseeded Felix Auger-Aliassime. 

Read on and we'll show you how to watch the 2024 Madrid Open tennis from anywhere with a VPN.

Madrid Open 2024 live streams: TV schedule, dates

Dates: Wednesday, April 24 – Sunday, May 5
Daily start times: 10 a.m. BST / 5 a.m. ET / 2 a.m. PT / 7 p.m. GMT / 7 p.m. ADST
• U.S. — Tennis Channel via Sling or Fubo
• UK — Sky Sports
• AUS — beIN Sports (FREE trial)
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With the clay court season now in full swing, tournaments are coming thick and fast, and there are few more prestigious than the Madrid Open. That means there will be strong fields in both the men’s and women’s draw, including world number one Iga Swiatek and world number two Jannik Sinner. 

They will be joined by other hopefuls, which, on the men’s side include clay-court specialist Holger Rune, 22-time Grand Slam champion Rafa Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas, who looked in incredible form as he won the Monte-Carlos Masters. Defending champion Carlos Alcaraz will also hope to have fully recovered from the injury that saw him withdraw from the tournament in Monaco and miss the Barcelona Open.

The women’s draw is also full of contenders and features defending champion Aryna Sabalenka, former Wimbledon winner Elena Rybakina and US Open champ Coco Gauff. Ons Jabeur will also aim to rediscover her form at a venue where she triumphed in 2022, while Jessica Pegula has previously reached the final and is always dangerous on clay.

With the French Open less than a month away this will provide a chance to see who will be a contender in Paris. So check out all of the TV and streaming details below to find out how to watch the 2024 Madrid Open from anywhere.

Watch the 2024 Madrid Open from anywhere

Away from home at the moment and blocked from watching the tennis on your usual subscription?

You can still watch the Madrid Open live thanks to the wonders of a VPN (Virtual Private Network). The software allows your devices to appear to be back in your home country regardless of where in the world you are. So ideal for sports fans away on vacation or on business. Our favorite is NordVPN. It's the best on the market:


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Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, NordVPN is our favorite.

2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance, if you're in the U.K. and want to view an Australian service, you'd select Australia from the list.

3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to beIN sports or another service and watch the Madrid Open.

The best Madrid Open streams around the world

Below are the Madrid Open live stream details for people in the U.S., U.K. and Australia.

How to watch the 2024 Madrid Open online in the U.S.

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Tennis fans in the U.S. will need the Tennis Channel to watch the 2024 Madrid Open tournament. 

The Tennis Channel is available through most cable packages as well as some of the best cable TV alternatives, including Sling TVFubo, and DirecTV Stream. Of these options, we recommend Sling and Fubo.

Sling TV

Sling TV offers two packages, both of which start at $40 a month. The Sling Blue plan comes with 30-plus channels, including NBC, NBCSN and USA. The Sling Orange plan ESPN as its main advantage for sports. Either way, you'll need the $11 Sports Extra add-on to get the Tennis Channel for the Madrid Open


If you love sports, you might want to check out FuboIt's got a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front and has dozens of sports channels, including NBCSN and USA. Prices start at $74.99, after the trial. You'll need a sports add-on or the Ultimate Plan ($94.99) for the Tennis Channel and coverage of the Madrid Open.

How to watch 2024 Madrid Open live streams in the U.K.

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Sky Sports will be showing all the action from the Madrid Open in the UK, so if you already have a Sky subscription that doesn't include Sports, you'll need to pay £18/month to add those channels. The game will be shown on Sky Sports Tennis. 

Whichever package you go for, you'll also gain access to coverage in 4K and HDR, so long as you also have an HDR-ready Sky Q box and HLG-compatible TV.

Sky Glass is another option. This gives you Sky TV within a 4K TV that has a built-in Dolby Atmos soundbar, and without the need for a dish. Prices start at £13/month for the TV, plus a sky sub on top of that.  

If you don't want to shell out for a full Sky subscription, you could also consider its Now Sports streaming service. This gives you 24-hour access for £11.99 or month-long access for £34.99. 

All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the UK, you can still follow the 2024 Madrid Open tournament live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as NordVPN

Watch Madrid Open live streams in Australia

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Tennis fans in Australia can watch every match of the Madrid Open on beIN Sports.

To access beIN sports you will have to pay $15.99 a month or $149.99 a year. Both options include a 7-day free trial. You can also use the beIN Sports Connect app to stream the Madrid Open 2024. 

Traveling outside Oz? Don't worry — you can watch via a VPN instead. Our favorite VPN service right now is NordVPN, but you'll find others in our best VPN services list.

2024 Madrid Open seeds

ATP top 16 seeds
1. Jannik Sinner
2. Carlos Alcaraz  
3. Daniil Medvedev
4. Alexander Zverev
5.. Andrey Rublev
6. Holger Rune
7. Casper Ruud
8. Hubert Hurkacz
9. Rafa Nadal
10. Alex de Minaur
11. Stefanos Tsitsipas
12. Grigor Dimitrov
13. Taylor Fritz
14. Tommy Paul
15. Ugo Humbert
16. Karen Khachanov

WTA top 16 seeds
1. Iga Swiatek
2. Aryna Sabalenka
3. Coco Gauff
4. Elena Rybakina
5. Jessica Pegula
6. Ons Jabeur
7. Zheng Qinwen
8. Marketa Vondrousova
9. Maria Sakkari
10. Jelena Ostapenko
11. Daria Kasatkina
12. Beatriz Haddad Maia
13. Jasmine Paolini
14. Liudmila Samsonova
15. Ekaterina Alexandrova
16. Elina Svitolina 

2024 Madrid Open schedule

All times are BST 

Wednesday, April 24
Men's & women's singles first round - 10 a.m. 

Thursday, April 25
Men's & women's singles first round - 10 a.m. 

Friday, April 26
Men's & women's singles second round - Day session from 10 a.m. and night session from 7 p.m. 

Saturday, April 27
Men's & women's singles third round - Day session from 10 a.m. and night session from 7 p.m. 

Sunday, April 28
Men's & women's singles third round - Day session from 10 a.m. and night session from 7 p.m. 

Monday, April 29
Men's & women's singles third round - Day session from 10 a.m. and night session from 7 p.m. 

Tuesday, April 30
Men's & women's singles fourth round - Day session from 10 a.m. and night session from 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, May 1
Men's & women's singles quarter-finals - Day session from 11 a.m. and night session from 7 p.m. 

Thursday, May 2
Men’s singles quarter-finals and women’s semi-finals - Day session from 11 a.m. and night session from 7 p.m. 

Friday, May 3
Men’s singles semi-finals - 2.30 p.m.

Saturday, May 4
Women’s singles final - 2.30 p.m.

Sunday, May 5
Men’s singles final - 2.30 p.m.

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Adrian is a freelance journalist and copywriter based in the UK. He’s written about sport for a wide range of publications including World Soccer Magazine, Newsweek, Yahoo and FourFourTwo. Having covered everything from the NBA Finals and French Open to the London Olympics and F1 in Abu Dhabi, his great passion remains soccer – a sport he could write and talk about all day long.