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Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live stream: how to watch US Open Men's Final online

Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live stream
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It's time for the Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live stream, and we've got an interesting stat about Djokovic in Grand Slams this year. 

If he loses the first set of this US Open live stream, he is likely to win. And if he wins the first set? He never loses. That's because Djokovic's gone undefeated in the 2021 Grand Slams. And to win this one he's got to stop the man he took down in the Australian Open final.

Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev match time

The Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live stream takes place today (Sunday, September 12).
> Time — 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on ESPN via Sling or Fubo.TV
• U.K. — Watch on Amazon Prime Video
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Djokovic's last US Open match was tougher than his most recent Grand Slam tournaments, and took five sets to finish off Alexander Zverev. Yes, not only did Djoker lose the first set, but he dropped the fourth as well. This was his first five-set match (4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2) of the Open, and his toughest test. Still, he defeated the man who knocked him out of the Tokyo Olympics.  

Meanwhile, Medvedev's route was a bit cleaner, with straight-set wins in every match but his quarter-final against the unseeded Botic van de Zandschulp. His play has seemed casual throughout, and one wonders if he's just outclassed his opponents that much, or his form is that great.

Head to head, Djokovic's won five of the eight matches the two have had, with the aforementioned 2021 Australian Open being the most recent. Djokovic also beat him in the 2019 edition of that tournament.

Odds for the match are as follows:

Djokovic: -200 favorite
Zverev: +210 underdog

Djokovic being the favorite isn't a huge shock, as he won in straight sets at the Australian Open encounter. Here's how to watch Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev online:

How to watch Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live streams from anywhere

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Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live streams in the US

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In the U.S., the Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live stream is tomorrow, (Sept. 12). 

The match will be on ESPN, coverage beginning at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT.

US Open matches are spread across the ESPN family of networks, as well as streaming on ESPN3, ESPN Plus and the ESPN app. There is also coverage on the Tennis Channel.

If you cut the cord, you can get all of those channels from Sling TV (via Sling Orange) or Fubo TV's entry-level package. Both are on our best streaming services list, but tennis fans who also love basketball won't want to go with Fubo, as it doesn't have TNT. Tennis Channel can be added on with the Sports Extra (Sling) and Sports Plus (Fubo) packages, which are $11 per month.

Sling TV: You can get ESPN and the other ESPN channels in the Sling Orange package, and then add on Tennis Channel with the Sports Extra add-on. The 30-plus channels in the lineup include AMC, CNN, Food Network, AMC, Comedy Central, HGTV and many more.View Deal

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Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live streams in the UK

Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live streams in the U.K.

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U.K. fans may have to stay up late again. Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev will be available on Amazon Prime Video. The match time is 9 p.m. BST Sunday.

Prime Video is included with Amazon Prime, which is £79 per year.

Anyone from the U.K. who wants to watch from abroad can get their hookup by using a VPN.

Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live streams in Canada

Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live streams in Canada

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Tennis fans in Canada just need TSN for the Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev live stream. The service can be subscribed to ala-carte or added to your package. 

TSN1 will have the coverage of the match, as they've got the men's final at 4 p.m. ET, with pre-match coverage starting an hour earlier at 3 p.m. ET.  

TSN's streaming-only service starts at $19.99 CAD per month, a much better deal than its $4.99 CAD per day option. 

Henry T. Casey

Henry is a senior editor at Tom’s Guide covering streaming media, laptops and all things Apple, reviewing devices and services for the past six-plus years. Prior to joining Tom's Guide, he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. He's also covered the wild world of professional wrestling for Cageside Seats, interviewing athletes and other industry veterans.