The US Open tennis tournament 2019: Everything you need to know

The US Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of this year, is sure to stir up a lot of drama once again this year.

The big players around the world are expected to return to New York to topple 2018’s champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka.

When is the US Open 2019?

The first round of the tournament begins on 26th August 2019.

The tournament finishes on 8th September 2019 with the Men’s Singles Final and the Women’s Doubles Final.

Where is the US Open held?

It will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, a stadium complex within Flushing Meadows – Corona Park in New York City.

The Flushing Meadows complex has 22 courts, and in 2018, the new Louis Armstrong Stadium was opened for the US Open. It has a seating capacity of 14,000, becoming the second-largest venue in the complex.

How to watch and live stream the US Open in the UK

Tennis fans in the UK can stream the tournament’s action live on Amazon Prime Video.

Those who are new users can sign up for a free 30-day trial with access to live sports coverage and free one-day delivery on thousands of items across Amazon.

When the trial period ends, the service will cost £7.99 per month.

How can I watch and stream the US Open live in the US?

Fans in the US can watch the coverage of the US Open on ESPN.

Coverage can also be streamed through ESPN3 on the ESPN+ and the US Open website.

Who won the US Open in 2018?

Last year, Novak Djokovic claimed the Men’s Singles prize after sweeping aside Juan Martin del Potro in the final.

In the Women’s Singles final, Naomi Osaka shocked the world of tennis after beating Serena Williams.

The US Open 2019 should see Williams come back in action, while Naomi Osaka will hope to bounce back after an early Wimbledon exit.

Andy Murray can emerge well in the doubles following his return to the courts after having successfully recovered from a serious injury.