November 27, 2021, 8:44 a.m.
Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev change awards for national pride at the long postponed Davis Cup finals 2021.
The 2020 version was originally for the 23rd to 29th November 2020 planned. However, on June 26, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ITF announced that the 2020 final will take place from November 22 to 28, 2021. They also announced that it will be the Davis Cup final in 2021.
On January 18, 2021, the ITF openly stated that the final would be extended by 11 days and from November 25 to December 5, 2021 will be held. Thereafter, the ITF confirmed on April 12, 2021 that the final would be broadcast Innsbruck (Austria) and Turin (Italy) as well as Madrid (Spain) will also be selected as hosts.
The ties will be in a best-of-three -Rubber format compete against each other and feathered in one day. Two singles are filled with one double. Here, 18 nations take part in the final, including 12 qualifiers, the four semi-finalists from the previous edition and two wildcards. The teams will be divided into one of six groups, in which they will play in a round robin configuration.
The tournament started on Thursday, November 25th and ends on Sunday, December 5th, 2021. This year it will take place in Madrid, Innsbruck and Turin.
Tennis Channel will be one of the main sources to follow the Davis Cup live. The competition will also be broadcast to popular regional sports providers around the world. The Davis Cup, one of the largest tennis events in the world, can also be followed online. In addition to widespread information about the live Davis Cup results, there are also legal ways to watch live streams of the event.
CBS owns the rights to the Davis Cup in the US and the coverage of the tournament was between the CBS Sports Network and the CBS Sports App.
The early sessions typically begin each day at 3 a.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT, while the later sessions typically begin at the much more reasonable time of 10 a.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT .
Australian tennis fans can watch the action of the Davis Cup Finals without paying a dime thanks to Channels 9 and 9Gem, which are FREE to watch.
That means you can also get a Davis Cup -Live stream via the streaming service 9Now, which is also completely free.
The only downside is that all of the action is shown in the early hours of the morning, with 9Gem coverage usually starting at 2am AEDT.
Tennis fans in large The UK can watch the Davis Cup Final on the Discovery streaming service, which you can subscribe to for £ 6.99 a month or £ 59.99 a year.
And unlike most other countries Discovery offers extensive coverage of the tournament, showing every game from every round.
Each team competes in a round-robin format against the other two teams in their groups, after which the six group winners and the two best-placed runners-up move into the knockout phase.
The ties themselves consist of two single games and one double game, called “Rubbers”, which are each best-of-three sets.