Novak Djokovic will continue his search for a 25th Grand Slam title on Tuesday at the Rod Laver Arena when he plays powerful American Taylor Fritz. Read on for how to watch Djokovic vs Fritz live streams from anywhere with a VPN.
The Djokovic vs Fritz live stream takes place on Tuesday, January 23.
► Time (approx): 10:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. PT (Jan 22) / 3:30 a.m. GMT / 2:30 p.m. AEDT (Jan. 23)
• FREE — 9Now (Australia)
• U.S. — ESPN via SlingTV and ESPN Plus
• U.K. — Eurosport via Sky or Discovery Plus
• Watch anywhere — Try ExpressVPN 100% risk free
After destroying Adrian Mannarino 6-0 6-0 6-3 at the weekend, it's clear that Djokovic is improving with each match. The Serb is now set to contest his 58th Grand Slam quarter-final — equalling Roger Federer’s record — and 14th in Australia. Even more disconcerting for his challengers, his winning run in Melbourne now stands as 32 matches and counting.
Next up is a ninth meeting with Fritz. The American was pushed to five sets in his opening round match but was sensational as he dispatched seventh seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in four sets on Sunday. The 26-year-old possesses some serious weapons, including a thunderous serve and powerful groundstrokes.
It was also the first time Fritz had beaten a top ten player at a Slam, having lost all of his previous 11 meetings, and he has now advanced to the last eight at three of the last four majors. Now, he will have to break another unwanted record as he has never beaten Djokovic. In fact, he has won just two sets across their eight matches.
Follow our guide as we explain how you can watch a Djokovic vs Fritz live stream and watch Australian Open 2024 games from wherever you are.
FREE Djokovic vs Fritz live streams
FREE Djokovic vs Fritz live streams
If you're lucky enough to live in Australia then you can look forward to a FREE Djokovic vs Fritz live stream.
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 Novak Djokovic vs Taylor Fritz? 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.
Djokovic vs Fritz live streams around the world
How to watch Djokovic vs Fritz 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 Djokovic vs Fritz 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.
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 Djokovic vs Fritz live streams in the U.S.
Tennis fans in the U.S. will need ESPN to watch Djokovic vs Fritz live streams. The cable brand will have extensive coverage from Melbourne Park on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and the Tennis Channel.
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 $79.99 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 Djokovic vs Fritz live streams in the U.K.
British tennis lovers will be able to watch the Djokovic vs Fritz live 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 is included in your regular subscription.
Or 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.
How to watch the Djokovic vs Fritz live streams in Canada
Canadians can catch all the Australian Open action 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 Djokovic vs Fritz live streams in Australia
Aussies can watch the Australian Open unfold on Channel Nine and 9Gem. Their schedules are very fluid, so if big matches like Djokovic vs Fritz don't air on TV, you'll be able to live stream them on the on-demand service 9Now. That's great news because 9Now is available for free; all you need is an Australian postcode.
Those lucky tennis fans Down Under also have a pay-TV option to watch comprehensive coverage of every court at the tournament, plus a number of other sports, ad-free on Stan Sport.
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.
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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.