The Australian Open 2024 is at the finals weekend, with only the men's singles showpiece left to be played at Melbourne Park. On Sunday, January 28, it's Jannik Sinner vs Daniil Medvedev to bring the first major the year to a close.
The finals are FREE to watch on 9Now in Australia. Don't worry if you're abroad — you can watch 2024 Australian Open live streams from anywhere with a VPN.
There's nothing quite like finals weekend at the Australian Open to get the tennis grand slam calendar off to the biggest of bangs and the 2024 edition is no different.
After Aryna Sabalenka overpowered Qinwen Zheng in the women's final on Saturday, it's now time for the men to take center stage, with Jannik Sinner vs Daniil Medvedev.
Sinner was superb in his semi-final defeat of defending champion Novak Djokovic, the 22-year-old Italian backing up the raw talent that has always been there with the winning mentality to show his tennis at the decisive moments. Medvedev, meanwhile, has the grand slam final experience and is appearing in his third showpiece at Melbourne Park in the past four years. He has, however, had three five-set matches this tournament and may have too many miles on the clock.
With only one singles match remaining, you won't want to miss a moment of the denouement to the Australian Open 2024. You can follow all the drama by watching an Australian Open live stream and we'll show you how to do that below.
Australian Open order of play (Sunday, Jan. 28)
Who is playing next at Australian Open 2024?
From 11 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. PT / 4 a.m. GMT (Sun.) / 3 p.m. AEDT (Sun.)
Rod Laver Arena
Lyudmyla Kichenok & Jelena Ostapenko vs Su Wei Hseih & Elise Mertens (women's doubles final)
From 3:30 a.m. ET / 12:30 a.m. PT / 8:30 a.m. GMT / 7:30 p.m. AEDT (all Sun.)
Rod Laver Arena
Jannik Sinner vs Daniil Medvedev
It's men's finals day at the Australian Open 2024, and before the biggie, Melbourne Park features women's doubles final between Lyudmyla Kichenok & Jelena Ostapenko vs Su Wei Hseih & Elise Mertens.
After that, the men take to Rod Laver Arena, with Jannik Sinner taking on Daniil Medvedev to becoming Australian Open champion for the first time. Sinner is in his first grand slam final, while former US Open champion Medvedev has the major experience.
FREE Australian Open live streams
Where to watch Australian Open live streams for FREE
In Australia, you can access FREE Australian Open live streams via the free-to-air Channel Nine and its 9Now streaming service.
Usually based in Australia but not in Oz for during the Australian Open? 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.
Australian Open live streams around the world
How to watch the 2024 Australian Open 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 stream the Australian Open 2024 for free on 9Now, even though they're not in Australia.
VPNs are 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.
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 the tennis.
How to watch Australian Open 2024 live streams in the U.S.
Tennis fans in the U.S. can watch every remaining singles match on both ESPN and ESPN Plus.
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 $80 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.
How to watch the 2024 Australian Open live streams in the U.K.
British tennis lovers can watch the 2024 Australian Open streams on Eurosport, which is available through Sky TV or Discovery Plus.
Eurosport comes with a Sky TV package, starting at £26 per month. Subscribers can also stream online via the Eurosport website and Eurosport app.
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.
If your cable TV comes from Virgin Media, meanwhile, Eurosport will be included in your regular subscription.
Alternatively, you can get Eurosport coverage via Discovery Plus for £5.99 per month.
Going on holiday? Sign up to ExpressVPN or another VPN service and you'll be able to use the services you already subscribe to.
Watch the 2024 Australian Open live streams in Canada
Canadians can catch all the action live on Melbourne Park, Victoria, on TSN (in English) or RSN (in French), as part of a cable TV package. If you've cut the cord, a streaming subscription to TSN Plus starts at CA$8 per month.
Not at home right now? Use ExpressVPN or another VPN service to trick your device into thinking you're still in Canada.
How to watch the 2024 Australian Open live streams in Australia
Aussies can watch the Australian Open 2024 live on Channel Nine and the on-demand service 9Now. That's great news because 9Now is available for free; all you need is an Australian postcode to sign up with.
There's also a pay-TV option for ad-free coverage of every single court, though that's less of a draw now that the tournament is coming to a close. If you're interested, a subscription costs $10 per month (on top of a $15 Stan sub), after a 30-day Stan Sport FREE trial.
Remember, 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.
2024 Australian Open live streams: Schedule
Men’s and Women’s Singles schedule
- Semi-finals — Thursday, Jan. 25 (women), and Friday, Jan. 26 (men)
- Finals — Saturday, Jan. 27 (women), and Sunday, Jan. 28 (men)
What you need to know about the Australian Open 2024
Who are the defending champions?
Novak Djokovic and Aryna Sabalenka are the defending Australian Open champions. Both are through to this year's semi-finals.
What is the surface at the Australian Open?
The Australian Open is played on cushion acrylic hard courts prepared by Greenset Worldwide. There are a total of 39 courts in total at Melbourne Park: 33 hard courts and six clay courts.
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Aatif is a freelance journalist and copywriter based in the UK. He’s written about technology, sport and politics for a wide range of publications including TechRadar, What Hi-Fi?, The Independent, Trusted Reviews, and Newsweek. These days, he focuses mainly on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: live TV and penny-pinching. When he's not attending a top-flight English soccer match, you can find him perfecting his table tennis skills.