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Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live stream and how to watch US Open tennis online

Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live stream
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The Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live stream is about to begin, so get ready folks — it's time to see if the quest for the Grand Slam continues. But can the Italian pro avenge his Wimbledon loss and knock Djokovic out in this US Open live stream

Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini match time

The Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live stream takes place today (Wednesday, September 8) at 8:15 p.m. ET / 5:15 p.m. PT / 1:15 a.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on ESPN via Sling or Fubo.TV
• U.K. — Watch on Amazon Prime Video
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Or, is Djokovic going to net another win, putting himself only two victories away from the Grand Slam that lurks on the horizon? He's won all three of their previous meetings, with Roland Garros (2021) and the 2019 Nitto ATP Finals coming prior to this summer's Wimbledon win.

That said, the path wasn't exactly smooth at his last US Open outing. Djokovic didn't play like the World's No. 1-ranked star when he dropped his service twice in the first set, and then dropped that set, in the Round of 16 match against Jenson Brooksby. After that set, though, he found his bearings and confidence, as the 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 box score shows. 

This was Djokovic's 25th match victory in a row, and he's looking like he won't have that streak broken any time soon. Berrettini's US Open run hasn't been as smooth as Djokovic's, which may be due to a thigh injury suffered recently. Djokovic's shoulder injury was further back, and he's had time to recover.

Plus, Berrettini's never been a pushover for Djokovic. Their 2021 lines of 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 6-3 and 6-3, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5 showed that the Serbian ace can't always count on everything going his way.

One thing is sure — we'll be tuning in to see if Djokovic's march towards the Golden Slam will take another victim. He doesn't look like he could lose, but Berrettini's not getting written off early.

Here's how to watch Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini online:

How to watch Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live streams from anywhere

If you've had to leave your own "bubble" — or you've been hit by a dreaded local blackout — and you can't watch the Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live streams on cable, you're not out of luck. With a virtual private network, or VPN, you can appear to be surfing the web from your home town, and access the same streaming services you already paid for.

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Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live streams in the US

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In the U.S., the Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live stream is today (Wednesday, Sept. 8) at approximately 8:15 p.m. ET / 5:15 p.m. PT. So tune in a little early to make sure you don't miss the start. It's on ESPN.

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 Matteo Berrettini live streams in the UK

Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live streams in the U.K.

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U.K. fans need to stay up late for this one. Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini is airing on Amazon Prime Video, and at the awfully late time of 1:15 a.m. BST.

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 Matteo Berrettini live streams in Canada

Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live streams in Canada

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Tennis fans in Canada just need TSN for the Novak Djokovic vs Matteo Berrettini live stream. The service can be subscribed to à la carte or added to your package. 

TSN1 will likely have the coverage of the match, as they've got Quarterfinals coverage from 12 pm. to 11 p.m. ET, with an hour-long break for Sportscentre at 6 p.m. ET. TSN3, TS4 and TSN5 also have coverage.

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

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