Australian Open live stream: how to watch 2023 Grand Slam free online, men’s final

Novak Djokovic returns a tennis ball during a warm up for the Australian Open 2023
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Want to watch the the Australian Open 2023 finals? Read on to watch on TV, online and on your phone. It's the men’s singles final today – Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas (just after 8.30am GMT). Aussies can watch every match, every court, free on 9now. Here's how to watch an Australian Open live stream in 2023 from anywhere.

  • Watch the AO free on 9Now (opens in new tab) – Aussies abroad can watch free with a VPN (opens in new tab)
Australian Open live stream 2023

Dates: 16th – 27th January  2023

Venue: Melbourne Park, Victoria

FREE live stream: 9Now (opens in new tab) (Australia)

Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)

UK/Europe stream: Discovery+

US stream: ESPN+ | Sling (opens in new tab)

The 111th edition of the Australian Open continues to deliver fireworks aplenty. Yesterday, reigning Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina beat Aryna Sabalenka in thrilling women's singles final to grab her first Grand Slam title in style.

The men's final is today. Number three seed Novak Djokovic versus number four seed Stefanos Tsitsipas. Can the Serbian star secure his 10th Australian Open title? Or will Tsitsipas, who overcame Karen Khachanov in four sets in the semi-final, finally get his hands on his first Grand Slam singles title?

Aussie fans can watch the 2023 Australian Open free on 9Now (opens in new tab). Travelling abroad? Here's how to get a free Australian Open live stream from anywhere...

2023 Australian Open free live stream

Aussie tennis fans can tune into the 2023 Australian Open free on Nine and live stream every match free on 9Now (opens in new tab). The coverage is completely free...  but only in Australia.

Travelling abroad? Simply use a VPN to access 9Now (opens in new tab) from anywhere. We recommend ExpressVPN as it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

Never used a VPN? Follow the step-by-step instructions below...

Watch the 2023 Australian Open from anywhere with a VPN

Even if you have subscribed to the relevant Australian Open 2023 rights holders, you won't be able to access them when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. It creates a private connection between your device and the internet, so you can access local streaming services from anywhere and save money!

Try ExpressVPN risk-free for 30 days (opens in new tab)

Try ExpressVPN risk-free for 30 days (opens in new tab)
ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money back guarantee with its VPN service. You can use it to watch on your mobile, tablet, laptop, TV, games console and more. There's 24/7 customer support and three months free when you sign-up. Try it today for the tennis.

How to use a VPN for the Australian Open 2023

1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is the one we recommend.

2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For the tennis, you may wish to choose 'Australia' for 9now.

3. Then head over to 9now on your browser or device and enjoy the free Australian Open live stream.

If, for whatever reason, you can't get it working, do remember that you have the comfort of a 30-day money back guarantee with ExpressVPN (opens in new tab). You could also try NordVPN (opens in new tab), which also comes with a 30-day money back guarantee, and Surfshark (opens in new tab) which offers 24 hour assistance

2023 Australian Open live stream in UK/Europe

Wide-angle view of the Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park, home to the 2023 Australian Open Grand Slam tennis event.

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The Australian Open 2023 will be live across on Eurosport via Discovery+ from 16th to the 27th January. That includes the men's and women's singles titles.

Subscription to Discovery+ (Entertainment & Sport) costs just £6.99/€6.99 a month and includes the Grand Slam tennis, Grand Tour cycling, snooker and much more besides.

Remember: Aussies can watch every match free on 9Now (opens in new tab) (Use a VPN (opens in new tab) to access 9now when travelling outside of Australia).

2023 Australian Open live stream in the USA

US TV rights to the 2023 Australian Open belong to ESPN. That means games – including the men's and women's finals – will be streamed live on ESPN Plus, the broadcaster's $9.99-per-month sports app.

Prefer to watch on TV? Sling TV is another good option for cable-cutters, as it provides streaming access to ESPN. FuboTV is also an good option and comes with a 7-day free trial.

Don't forget: Aussie nationals can live stream every match free of charge on 9Now (opens in new tab). Aussies abroad can access 9now with a VPN (opens in new tab).

Australian Open 2023 | Sling 50 percent off deal (opens in new tab)

Australian Open 2023 | Sling 50 percent off deal (opens in new tab)
Sling provides instant streaming access to ESPN on your computer, smart TV, tablet or mobile device. The Sling Orange package (featuring ESPN) is just $40 a month, and new subscribers get 50 percent off their first month. No contract, cancel anytime.

AO live stream on ESPN with Fubo TV 7-day FREE trial (opens in new tab)

AO live stream on ESPN with Fubo TV 7-day FREE trial (opens in new tab)
This top-notch streaming service carries ESPN and most of the best cable channels, so you can watch the Australian Open, NFL, College Football and more without a pricey cable subscription. New subscribers get a 7-day free trial. Prices start at $74.99 per month thereafter. Cancel anytime.

Australian Open 2023 order of play

2023 Australian Open – official logo

(Image credit: AO)

29th January - Men's final

Not before 8:30 am GMT / 3.30am ET – Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

See full Men's Singles (opens in new tab) draw and Women's Singles (opens in new tab) draw

Who are the Australian Open 2023 Men's Singles seeds?

1. Rafael Nadal

2. Casper Ruud

3. Stefanos Tsitsipas

4. Novak Djokovic

5. Andrey Rublev

6. Felix Auger-Aliassime

7. Daniil Medvedev

8. Taylor Fritz

9. Holger Rune

10. Hubert Hurkacz

11. Cameron Norrie

12. Alexander Zverev

13. Matteo Berrettini

14. Pablo Carreno Busta

15. Jannik Sinner

16. Frances Tiafoe

17. Lorenzo Musetti

18. Karen Khachanov

19. Nick Kyrgios

20. Denis Shapovalov

21. Borna Coric

22. Alex de Minaur

23. Diego Schwartzman

24. Roberto Bautista Agut

25. Dan Evans

26. Miomir Kecmanovic

27. Grigor Dimitrov

28. Francisco Cerundolo

29. Sebastian Korda

30. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina

31. Yoshihito Nishioka

32. Botic van de Zandschulp

Who are the Australian Open 2023 Women's seeds?

1. Iga Swiatek

2. Ons Jabeur

3. Jessica Pegula

4. Caroline Garcia

5. Aryna Sabalenka

6. Maria Sakkari

7. Coco Gauff

8. Daria Kasatkina

9. Veronika Kudermetova

10. Madison Keys

11. Paula Badosa

12. Belinda Bencic

13. Danielle Collins

14. Beatriz Haddad Maia

15. Petra Kvitova

16. Anett Kontaveit

17. Jelena Ostapenko

18. Liudmila Samsonova

19. Ekaterina Alexandrova

20. Barbora Krejcikova

21. Martina Trevisan

22. Elena Rybakina

23. Zhang Shuai

24. Victoria Azarenka

25. Maria Bouzkova

26. Elise Mertens

27. Irina-Camelia Begu

28. Amanda Anisimova

29. Zheng Qinwen

30. Karolina Pliskova

31. Kaia Kanepi

32. Jil Teichmann

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