Day Two of the 2021 US Open is stacked with stars, with world number ones Ash Barty and Novak Djokovic opening their campaigns, and Aussie Alex de Minaur joining them in the feature matches live on ESPN.\
Wednesday’s action gets underway from 2AM AEST on ESPN and will continue across the day for 12+ hours with a marathon live US Open broadcast.
World number one Ash Barty headlines the early morning coverage from Flushing Meadows.
Barty, fresh off her Wimbledon triumph, is heavily favoured to take out another major at the 2021 US Open.
Her campaign begins at approximately 4am AEST live on ESPN, as she tackles the difficult Vera Zvonareva in the opening round.
ESPN will have whip around coverage from across the tournament, bringing the most thrilling action from all courts, live and exclusive.
The evening session also provides viewers with two huge opening round men’s singles clashes.
Novak Djokovic will begin his chase of a historic Grand Slam, as he faces Denmark’s Holger Rune at approx. 9am AEST.
Australia’s Alex de Minaur will then follow at approximately 10.15am AEST against American Taylor Fritz.
Ash Barty is one of four Australian women in action on day two of the tournament.
Sam Stosur, Ajla Tomljanovic and Storm Sanders join her on court, as well as Jordan Thompson, Max Purcell and de Minaur on the men’s side.
Aussie in action – Day Two US Open
Ajla Tomljanovic vs Katie Volynets at 1am AEST*
Jordan Thompson vs Gianluca Mager at 3am AEST*
Ash Barty vs Vera Zvonareva at 4am AEST (ESPN)
Max Purcell vs Jannick Sinner at 5am AEST*
Sam Stosur vs Anett Kontaveit at 7am AEST*
Misaki Doi vs Storm Sanders at 9am AEST*
Alex de Minaur vs Taylor Fritz at approx. 10.15am AEST (ESPN)
*Australian fans can follow these 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, Fetch TV