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[LIVE] Cincinnati Open 2021: Live Stream, TV Coverage Info, How to Watch Western & Southern Open Online, Schedule


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The 2021 Cincinnati Open aka Western & Southern Open is scheduled to start on 16 August as the ATP tour moves from Canada to the USA this week. Read this article for Cincinnati Open live stream, schedule, and more.

Broadcast info:

Event: Western & Southern Open aka Cincinnati Open

Date: Aug 14–22, 2021

Start Time: 11 a.m ET

TV Channel: ESPN and Tennis Channel

Live Stream: ESPN Plus


It is an important part of the US Open series, owing to its Masters 1000 status on the ATP tour and Premier 5 event on the WTA circuit.

The tournament has been played in Cincinnati, Ohio every year and attracted a lot of quality players from both halves. However, in 2020, it was decided to shift the Western & Southern Open to New York and for it to be played in the lead-up to the US Open as a part of the same bio-secure bubble.

It remains to be seen if changes would be made to the 2021 edition of the tournament as well.

The tournament was started in 1899, which makes this oldest tennis tournament in the United States that is still played in its original city.

For men, it is a part of the ATP Masters 1000 series while for the ladies, it is a Premier 5 event on the WTA tour. The event is attended by some of the most prominent names on both circuits.

But it is quite disappointing for the tennis fans that three of the top tennis stars Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Rafael Nadal aren’t going to participate in the tournament. After a loss in the Tokyo Olympics and not getting any model, Novak Djokovic has decided to skip this tournament and prepare himself for the upcoming USA open. But World No. 2, Daniil Medvedev will now enlighten the field with Stefanos Tsitsipas and many others. 

Western & Southern Open 2021: When and where?

The 2020 Cincinnati Masters was played from August 20 in the newly-created bubble in New York.

The qualifying rounds were held on the first two days, on August 20 and 21, while the competition main started from August 22 to August 28. Both, the men’s and women’s singles finals were played on August 28.

The court which is set for this tournament is the Lindner Family Tennis Center Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A. It is a hard court. The center court is capable of containing 11,435 spectators. So if you are someone from there, buy your ticket for your favorite match and watch all your favorite stars win with your own eyes.

What TV Channel will broadcast the coverage?

Cincinnati Open will be broadcast live on Tennis Channel. If you are out of their coverage, you can also watch all the matches in Bally Sports RSN, but you have to be their registered subscriber. Star 64 WSTR-TV has also the right to broadcast the tournament.

How to Live Stream Cincinnati Open Tennis 2021?

Cincinnati Open live stream is available on Bet365. Bet 365 has the right to show the matches online. So tennis fans in the UK, Europe, Australia & elsewhere go to bet365 to watch the live stream. But they have to subscribe to the channel to watch the matches.

SuperSport is not mainly for tennis, but this platform is will broadcast the 2021 Cincinnati Masters. CBS Sports will also show all the matches with a paid subscription.

So, if you are a tennis fan, call your fans sit in front of the TV and watch all the matches live.

Western & Southern Open 2021 Schedule:

The tournament is going on the sport from August 15 – 22, 2021. The detailed schedule is given below: 

Monday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m., Men’s and women’s early rounds

Tuesday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m., Men’s and women’s early rounds

Wednesday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m., Men’s and women’s early rounds

Thursday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m., Men’s and women’s early rounds

Friday, Aug. 2011 a.m., Men’s and women’s quarterfinals, men’s doubles quarterfinals, women’s doubles semifinal; 7 p.m., Men’s and women’s quarterfinals, women’s doubles semifinal

Saturday, Aug. 21, 11 a.m., Men’s singles semifinal, and doubles semifinals, women’s singles semifinals6 p.m.Men’s singles semifinal, women’s doubles final

Sunday, Aug. 22, 12 p.m., Men’s singles and doubles finals, women’s singles final

Players attending Men’s Singles:

Dominic Thiem, Daniil Medvedev,Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, Matteo Berrettini, David Goffin, Roberto Bautista Agut, Diego Schwartzman, Andrey Rublev, Karen Khachanov, Denis Shapovalov, Cristian Garín, Grigor Dimitrov, Félix Auger-Aliassime, John Isner,

Players attending Women’s Singles:

Karolína Plíšková, Sofia Kenin, Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Aryna Sabalenka, Petra Kvitová, Madison Keys, Johanna Konta, Elena Rybakina, Markéta Vondroušová, Alison Riske, Anett Kontaveit,Maria Sakkari, Elise Mertens, Donna Vekić, Dayana Yastremska

Top Seeded players:


Daniil Medvedev (2)

Pablo Carreno Busta (7)

Hubert Hurkacz (9)

Roberto Bautista Agut (13)

Matteo Berrettini is seeded fifth, Denis Shapovalov is sixth, Pablo Carreno Busta is seventh and Casper Ruud is eighth.


Ashleigh Barty (1)

Naomi Osaka (2)

Aryna Sabalenka (3)

Elina Svitolina (4)

Karolina Pliskova is seeded fifth, Iga Swiatek is sixth, Bianca Andreescu is seventh and Garbine Muguruza is eighth.

Prize pool:

The total prize money of the ATP is $3,028,140, a drop of which compared to last year’s tournament.

The champion in Cincy will receive a cheque for $391,240, which is more than the amount Novak Djokovic received last year.

The runner-up will also get a pay of $218,065.