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Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka is FREE to watch with Servus TV in Austria, and 9Now in Australia. In the US, the streaming service Peacock is your best bet. UK viewers can tune in on Eurosport via Discovery+. Use a VPN to watch your regular free stream from anywhere, if you happen to be away from home.
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One of the ugliest feuds in tennis comes to a head as Thanasi Kokkinakis faces up to Stan Wawrinka in the second round of the 2023 French Open. It's a showdown that’s been nearly eight years in the making, and concerns so much more than tennis.
During a match in 2015, Wawrinka was subjected to crass taunts by Kokkinakis' best buddy Nick Kyrgios. What was said won't be repeated here, but it alluded to Wawrinka's then-girlfriend and Kokkinakis. The Swiss reportedly went for Kyrgios in the dressing room after the match, and they've played each other several times since.
Wawrinka and Kokkinakis, however, have never met on court. While it isn't clear if they've ever cleared the air, it's unlikely that relations between the two men have ever been anything better than cool. Unfair as it seems, the surest way for Wawrinka to close this grim chapter is by beating the Aussie on Court Simonne-Mathieu.
However, Kokkinakis, a wildcard at Roland Garros this year, is an expert wind-up merchant who tends to revel in crossing the line and getting under the skin of his opponents. The huge-serving 27-year-old may only be ranked at No.107, but on his day he can mix it up with the very best.
Wawrinka, now aged 38, and potentially playing at this tournament for the last time, is one of just two past champions in the men's draw. Given the context of this clash, the fan favourite is likely to have the majority of the crowd behind him, a good thing too, as he played out a 4-hour, 35-minute epic against Albert Ramos Vinolas on Monday.
Here's how to watch a Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka live stream from anywhere.
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Watch Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka: live stream from anywhere
You won't be able to watch your go-to Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka live stream while traveling abroad. The streaming service will spot that you're in a foreign country and block you. You can use a VPN (virtual private network) to get around this, though.
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Watch Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka in Australia
If you're in Australia, Channel 9 and the 9Now streaming service is covering much of the 2023 French Open live and for free.
Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka is expected to start no earlier than 8.15pm AEST on Wednesday evening. It will follow the Svitolina vs Hunter match, which gets underway at 7pm.
Local streaming service Stan Sport will provide paid live coverage of Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka and the French Open, plus plenty of football, rugby and other sports besides.
To begin with, there's a Stan 7-day free trial. After that, you choose your base package and the necessary sport add-on costs AU$10 a month on top (so, from $20 a month in total).
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Watch Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka in US
Tennis fans in the US can watch the 2023 French Open on Peacock TV, which streams the whole tournament, plus regular TV channel NBC.
Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka is expected to start no earlier than 6.15am ET / 3.15am PT early on Wednesday morning. It will follow the Svitolina vs Hunter match, which gets underway at 5am ET / 2am PT.
Of course, Peacock TV is only available within the States so be sure to use a tennis-friendly VPN if you're a subscriber stuck abroad. We recommend ExpressVPN, as it's reliable and comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.
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Watch Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka: live stream in the UK
The 2023 French Open is being shown live on Eurosport via Discovery+.
A subscription to Discovery+ (Entertainment & Sport) costs £6.99 per month or £59.99 per year, and includes Grand Slam tennis, Grand Tour cycling, snooker and much more besides.
Kokkinakis vs Wawrinka is expected to start no earlier than 11.15am BST on Wednesday. It will follow the Svitolina vs Hunter match, which gets underway at 10am.
Don't forget: Austrian tennis fans travelling abroad can use a VPN to stream the free Servus TV coverage from overseas. Full details just above.
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