Australian star Nick Kyrgios, defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka and legend Andy Murray headline a bumper opening day of tennis from the 2021 US Open, live on ESPN.
ESPN’s 2021 US Open coverage begins on Tuesday August 31, with a smorgasbord of tennis action live from Flushing Meadows in New York.
The feature match of the opening day is the Men’s singles clash between 18th seed Roberto Bautista Agut and Australia’s Nick Kyrgios at approximately 10.15am AEST live on ESPN.
ESPN will have whip around coverage from across the tournament, bringing the most thrilling action from all courts, live and exclusive.
Whilst Kyrgios will be the attraction for local fans on day one, Andy Murray also faces a tricky opening match against third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas.
The Murray-Tsitsipas showdown begins at 3.15am AEST.
Defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka is also in action on the opening day, as the Japanese star begins her campaign against Marie Bouzkova.
Osaka-Bouzkova first round singles match begins at 9.15am AEST on ESPN.
The Kyrgios-Agut showdown is just one of a host of matches including local hopes on the opening day of the tournament.
Aussies in action- Tuesday August 31
John Millman vs Henri Laaksonen at 1am AEST*
James Duckworth vs Pedro Martinez at 2.15am AEST*
Alexei Popyrin vs Radu Albot vs 4.15am AEST*
Nick Kyrgios vs Roberto Bautista Agut at approx. 10.15am AEST (ESPN)
*Australian fans can follow Millman, Duckworth and Popyrin’s matches live and in full through the ESPN App.
ESPN’s US Open coverage begins at 2AM AEST each day of the tournament, with over 12 hours of continuous live action throughout the day.
*Only Foxtel, Fetch TV and SKY NZ subscribers have access to the ESPN App.
ESPN and ESPN2 are available on Foxtel, Kayo Sports