Fritz vs Djokovic live stream: How to watch U.S. Open quarter-final online now

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The Fritz vs Djokovic live stream is live now. Novak Djokovic is playing his 57th Grand Slam quarter-final against Taylor Fritz in today's last-eight clash at the U.S. Open.

The Serb should have plenty in the tank to take on the American, and the home crowd, after his straight-sets win in the previous round. Make sure you don’t miss the live stream by reading on below.

The U.S. Open is airing for FREE in some countries. But don't worry if you're on holiday while it's on because you can watch Fritz vs Djokovic live streams from anywhere with a VPN.

Fritz vs Djokovic live streams: TV schedule, dates

Date: Tuesday, September 5
Time (approx): 1.15 p.m. ET / 10.15 a.m. PT / 6.15 p.m. BST / 3.15 a.m. AEST (Sep. 6)
► FREE LIVE STREAM9Now (Australia)
► U.S. ESPN Plus
► U.K. Sky Go
► Watch anywhere — Try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

After being pushed to five sets by fellow Serb Laslo Djere, Djokovic wasted no time in dispatching Croatian qualifier Borna Gojo in his last 16 clash. The 36-year-old produced just 12 unforced errors in the whole match and showcased his incredible ability to turn defence into attack against the big-hitter.

Chasing a fourth U.S Open title and 10th final at Flushing Meadows, Djokovic now faces a real test as Fritz has been imperious throughout the first week of the tournament. The American has yet to drop a set in New York and is aiming to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career. 

The 25-year-old will hope to dictate play behind his huge serve and carve out chances when returning through his flat and powerful groundstrokes. Cheered on by a home crowd, Fritz will be determined to make a fast start as he has a poor record against Djokovic. The Serb has won all seven of their previous encounters, losing just one set in the process.

Will Fritz be able to cause an upset? Or will Djokovic, who will return to world number one once the tournament ends, continue his march towards a 36th Grand Slam final?

Make sure you catch all the action at the 2023 U.S. Open action by tuning into a Fritz vs Djokovic live stream. Scroll down for details.

FREE Fritz vs Djokovic live streams

How to watch Fritz vs Djokovic live streams for FREE in 2023

If you're lucky enough to live in Australia, then you can look forward to a FREE Fritz vs Djokovic live stream in 2023.

That's because the free-to-air Channel Nine and its 9Now streaming service have the rights to the action and will be showing wall-to-wall coverage of the tournament. 

But what if you're usually based in Australia but aren't at home for the free Fritz vs Djokovic live stream? Maybe you're on holiday and don't want to spend money on pay TV in another country when you'd usually be able to watch for free at home?

Don't worry — you can watch it via a VPN instead. We'll show you how to do that below.

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How to watch the Fritz vs Djokovic live streams from anywhere with a VPN

A VPN, or virtual private network, makes it look as if you're surfing the web from your home country, rather than the one you're in. That means you can access the streaming services you already pay for, from anywhere on Earth. Or anywhere that has an internet connection, at least.

For instance, an Australian who's currently in the U.S. could watch the Fritz vs Djokovic live streams on 9Now, even though they're not in Australia. 

They're totally legal, inexpensive and easy to use. We've tested lots of the best VPN services and our favorite right now is ExpressVPN. It's fast, works on loads of devices and even offers a 30-day money-back guarantee.

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Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

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

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

3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to 9Now and watch Fritz vs Djokovic.

How to watch Fritz vs Djokovic live streams in the U.S.

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Tennis fans in the U.S. will need ESPN Plus to watch Fritz vs Djokovic live streams.

The streaming service is showing the bulk of the action from Flushing Meadows, though some matches will also be shown on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.

ESPN is available through most cable packages as well as some of the best cable TV alternatives, including Sling TV, Fubo, YouTube TV and Hulu with Live TV.

Our pick of these would be Sling TV. The Sling Orange package starts at just $40 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including ESPN.

Fubo, meanwhile, costs $75 per month for 121 channels and includes ESPN. It offers a 7-day free trial.

And remember, if you're usually based in the U.S. but aren't there at the moment, you can still watch the services you already subscribe to via a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

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How to watch the Fritz vs Djokovic live streams in the U.K.

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British tennis lovers can watch Fritz vs Djokovic and all of the action from the 2023 US Open on Sky Sports and via the Sky Go app.

If you already have a Sky subscription that doesn't include Sports, you'll need to pay £18/month to add those channels.

Whatever 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 £14/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 £11.98 or month-long access for £34.99. 

Going on holiday this week or next? Sign up to ExpressVPN or another VPN service and you'll be able to use the services you already subscribe to.

How to watch the Fritz vs Djokovic live streams in Canada

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Canadians can catch Fritz vs Djokovic and all the U.S. Open action on TSN (in English) or RSN (in French), as part of a cable TV package. If you've cut the cord, you can sign up for TSN or RDS streaming accounts for $19.99/month or $199/year.

Not at home right now? Use ExpressVPN or another VPN service to watch your regular coverage from anywhere.

How to watch the Fritz vs Djokovic live streams in Australia

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Aussies can watch the 2023 US Open live streams on Channel Nine, and even if the big matches like Fritz vs Djokovic don't air on TV, you'll be able to live stream them on the on-demand service 9Now.

That's great news wherever you are, because 9Now is available for free if an Australian postcode. Aussies who aren't in the country right now will simply need to sign up to a VPN such as ExpressVPN in order to watch all the action as if they were back home.

However, 9Now won't have every single match — so to watch it all, ad-free and in up to 4K resolution, you'll need a subscription to Stan Sport.

Stan costs from $10 AUD per month and new users get a 30-day FREE trial. You'll also need the Sport add-on, which costs $15 per month.

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