May 2, 2021, 9:03 am
The Madrid Open 2021 began on Thursday, April 29, 2021 with the opening round of the WTA tournament and will last until Sunday, May 9, 2021. Several former champions and attendance the majority of the top 10 will make for a strong field this year. Read on for the Madrid Open live stream guide, TV channel information and much more.
64 players will battle it out for this year’s title in Madrid. There are 16 seeds in total, none of which get a goodbye on the first round. 2019 champion Kiki Bertens will defend her # 1 title. 7 seeds, while finalist Simona Halep will hope to go one step further as No. 1. 3 seeds.
7 of the top 10 players in the world are competing this time, including world number 1 Ashleigh Barty and Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka as number 1 and no. 2 seeds each.
While the number 8 in the world and the two-time Madrid champion Serena Williams will not be present, the older sister Venus Williams, who is currently number 91 in the world, received a wildcard for the tournament.
The finalist of the Miami Open, Bianca Andreescu, is also out due to an injury. Sofia Kenin is also withdrawing.
However, this year some former champions are playing for the title, including three-time champion Petra Kvitova and two-time champion Simona Halep.
The participating players are listed below, including where applicable Sowing. (WC) denotes a placeholder, (PR) is a protected ranking, (Q) is a qualifier and (LL) is a lucky loser.
The tournament began on Thursday, April 29, 2021 with the opening round of the WTA Tournament and will last until Sunday May 9th, 2021.
The Madrid Open will take place at the Caja Magica in Madrid, Spain, on outdoor clay courts. When it rains, the main arena is equipped with a retractable roof.
The Madrid Open will be shown on the Tennis Channel in the USA. Tennis Channel will have both ATP and WTA games in the US. While in Canada ATP games are shown on some networks and WTA games are shown in some. Rogers Sportsnet Shows ATP Games; TVA Sports and DAZN show WTA games. TSN will have both ATP and WTA matches. ESPN will show both ATP and WTA games in South America.
The Madrid Open live stream is available on Amazon Prime Video. You can now sign up for a free trial and get to know some of the best tennis players in Madrid. If you choose to sign up, Amazon offers a free 30-day trial. You can also check out hit shows like The Boys and El Presidente, as well as their sporadic offerings of Premier League games. After that, a subscription costs £ 7.99 per month and offers free next day delivery on thousands of items as well as the Amazon Prime Video library.
Across Europe, Amazon Prime Video will cover every UK Mutua Madrid Open game . beIN Sports and Eurosport will cover the WTA and ATP games in France. In Spain, greats like Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will be seen in Movistar, and Ash Barty and other WTA stars will be in action in DAZN.
DAZN will also broadcast WTA games in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, while Eurosport will host the ATP games. In the Balkan countries, ATP and WTA games will be played at the IKO sports club.
In addition, SuperSport will host ATP and WTA games at the Mutua Madrid Open 2021 in sub-Saharan Africa. For the rest of Central and North Africa, Canal will broadcast ATP matches, while beIN Sports will have WTA matches.
beIN Sports will also broadcast Madrid Open in Australia and the Middle East. In addition, iQIYI will broadcast the China Madrid Open. For the Japanese fans, they will be able to catch strong Japanese Naomi Osaka and other WTA stars on DAZN, and they can see Kei Nishikori and other ATP stars on WOWOW, NHK and Gaora Sports Channel.
Only ATP games are broadcast in India. Fans there can subscribe to Tennis TV and also visit Tennis TV’s YouTube channel for selected games.
The singles tournaments for men and women are a bit out of sync, and the competition for women starts two days earlier.© 2021 Programming Insider | ProgrammingInsider.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Affiliate Program, an affiliate advertising program that allows websites to earn advertising fees by serving advertisements and linking to ProgrammingInsider.com.