Where to watch tennis in Australia

There are more than a handful of ways to stream a wide range of tennis matches in Australia, including free options.

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Nathan Lawrence
May 20, 2023
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Ah, tennis. The sport of kings. If you can’t see tennis played at the highest level live, the next best thing is streaming it from the comfort of your couch. That way, you can make as much noise as you like without being shushed. Scroll on for the best sports streaming services to stream tennis in Australia.


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Watch tennis online in Australia

Serve up a tennis storm with Kayo Sports, Stan and 9Now.

There are a few different ways to watch tennis in Australia. The best one for the biggest tournaments also happens to be free. Hit up 9Now for a range of live tennis, replays, highlights and related coverage. 9Now is home to the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open. All you need to do is sign up for a free account and tune in.

For more tennis options, consider signing up for a Stan Sport account. The Stan Sport add-on costs $15 per month on top of the monthly subscription costs for Stan Basic ($12), Stan Standard ($16) and Stan Premium ($21). Stan Basic offers one SD stream, Stan Standard has three HD streams, and Stan Premium supports up to four 4K streams. Here are the tennis streaming options with a Stan Sport subscription:

  • French Open (Roland Garros)
  • Wimbledon Championships
  • Australian Open
  • US Open
  • Adelaide International
  • Hobart International
  • United Cup
  • World Tennis League
  • Laver Cup
  • Diriyah Tennis Cup
  • Mubadala Tennis Championship

For more tennis, you’ll have to pay but it all ultimately comes via BeIN Sports. There’s a seven-day trial for new sign-ups, otherwise BeIN Sports costs $19.99 per month or $179.99 per year (basically, $14.99 per month). Alternatively, BeIN Sports tennis content (and other codes) are available with a Kayo Sports or Foxtel Now subscription.

Here are the monthly prices for these Foxtel options:

  • Kayo One: $25 for one HD stream
  • Kayo Basic: $35 for two 4K streams
  • Foxtel Now: $54 for two HD streams (Basic + Sport add-on)

How else can I stream tennis in Australia?

According to ExpressVPN, there are multiple options for streaming tennis via international services. To bypass their geoblocks, though, you’ll need a virtual private network (VPN) subscription to a service that’s great for streaming. Start with a VPN that works well with BBC iPlayer (UK server) for select tennis tournaments. Best bit? It’s free. Here’s a selection of the best VPNs I’ve tested with BBC iPlayer:

Alternatively, connect to a US VPN server for some premium tennis options. The first is ATP tournaments that are available on the Tennis Channel, which requires a Fubo, Sling TV or DirecTV Now subscription to access. The other option is to sign up to Tennis TV (US$15 per month; US$120 per year) for a range of tennis tournaments throughout the year. The Live TV add-on Hulu is another way to access tennis matches that are streamed via ESPN.

Here's a look at the VPNs I’ve reviewed that work well with US streaming services:

Watch the Australian Open

The Australian Open is done for 2023 but you can watch full match replays, minis and highlights packages on 9Now for free or with a Stan Sport subscription. The ongoing Channel 9 and Stan Sport tennis rights mean you should be watching the 2024 Australian Open via these same services, too.

Watch The French Open (Roland Garros) in Australia

To watch the French Open, or Roland Garros as it’s otherwise known, you don’t need to spend a cent. Sign up for a 9Now account and start streaming. The French Open starts 22 May 2023 and runs to 11 June. Alternatively, sign up for Stan Sport to stream the French Open. 

Watch The Wimbledon Championships in Australia

For all of your Wimbledon coverage needs, sign up for a Stan Sport subscription or watch for free via 9Now. In 2023, The Wimbledon Championships start streaming on 9Now and Stan Sport from 3 July 2023 to 16 July.

Watch The US Open in Australia

As is the trend of this page, the best way to watch The US Open in Australia is via Stan Sport or for free on 9Now. Stream matches from The US Open on either Australian streaming service between 28 August 2023 and 10 September.

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Tennis at the Olympics
Tennis is one of the oldest sports to have been included as part of the Summer Olympic Games. To watch tennis replays from recent years, tune into 7plus. Moving forward, you can watch Olympic tennis matches on 9Now.

Compare streaming services

Interested to see how the streaming services above stack up against the competition? Take a look at the table below for a comparison of your streaming options in Australia.

Monthly price
More info
Binge LogoBinge Standard plan
4K streaming
2 streams
Deal: 7-day free trial
Apple TV+Apple TV+ plan
4K streaming
6 streams (Family Sharing)
Deal: 7-day free trial
Disney PlusDisney+ Standard plan
HD streaming
2 streams
Deal: $139.99 for 12mths
Disney PlusDisney+ Premium plan
4K streaming
4 streams
Deal: $179.99 for 12mths
NetflixNetflix Standard + Ads
HD streaming
2 streams
StanStan Basic plan
SD streaming
1 stream
Kayo SportsKayo One Plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial

Tennis Australia frequently asked questions

9Now is the best place to stream major tennis tournaments in Australia. It’s free to use after signing up for an account, and the streaming service is home to all tennis Grand Slam tournaments.
Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) matches are streamable via Kayo Sports, Foxtel Now, BeIN Sports or Tennis TV. Prices start at $19.99 per month for Tennis TV or there’s an annual fee of $149.99. Tennis TV has access to live tennis and thousands of match replays in Full HD resolution.
Plenty of tennis matches can be found with Australian streaming services, including 9Now, Kayo Sports, Foxtel Now and BeIN Sports. Alternatively, sign up for a Tennis TV subscription or use a VPN to access tennis matches from ESPN (US) or BBC iPlayer (UK).
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Nathan Lawrence has been banging out passionate tech and gaming words for more than 11 years. These days, you can find his work on outlets like IGN, STACK, Fandom, Red Bull and AusGamers. Nathan adores PC gaming and the proof of his first-person-shooter prowess is at the top of a Battlefield V scoreboard.

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