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Tokyo Olympics 2021 Tennis
The Tennis tournament at the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held between July 24 and August 1, 2021 at the Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo. The tournament is scheduled to feature 172 players in five events: singles and doubles for both men and women and the return of mixed doubles for the third consecutive time
Venue: Ariake Tennis Park
Dates: 24 July – 1 August 2021 (men) and 4–7 August 2021 (women)
No. of Events: 24
Competitors: 120 from 42 nations
Tokyo Olympics 2021 Tennis Schedule, Timing
(All times BST)
Saturday 24 July (from 3am) – Men’s and women’s singles first round, men’s and women’s doubles first round
Sunday 25 July (from 3am) – Men’s and women’s singles first round, men’s and women’s doubles first round
Monday 26 July (from 3am) – Men’s and women’s singles second round, Men’s and women’s doubles second round
Tuesday 27 July (from 3am) – Men’s singles second round, women’s singles third round, men’s doubles quarter-finals, women’s doubles second round
Wednesday 28 July (from 3am) – Men’s singles third round, women’s singles quarter-finals, men’s doubles semi-finals, women’s doubles quarter-finals, mixed doubles first round
Thursday 29 July (from 3am) – Men’s singles quarter-finals, women’s singles semi-finals, women’s doubles semi-finals, mixed doubles quarter-finals
Friday 30 July (from 4am) – Men’s singles semi-finals, men’s doubles bronze and gold medal matches, mixed doubles semi-finals
Saturday 31 July (from 4am) – Men’s singles, women’s singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles bronze medal matches; women’s singles
gold medal match
Sunday 1 August (from 4am) – Men’s singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles gold medal match
The defending gold medalists
- Men’s singles: Andy Murray, Britain
- Women’s singles: Monica Puig, Puerto Rico
- Men’s doubles: Marc López and Rafael Nadal, Spain
- Women’s doubles: Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, Russia
- Mixed doubles: Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock, United States
Tokyo Olympics 2021 Tennis Live Streaming + TV Channel Details, Broadcast Rights
The Sony Pictures Networks India has been awarded the broadcast rights in India and its subcontinent for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. It will provide television coverage on Sony and live streaming through their SonyLiv app and website with a premium subscription. Jio users can enjoy live streaming of Olympics for free on Jio TV app. DD Sports will also televise all Indian matches of Olympics 2021. DD sports is free to air channel in India.
In Australia, Seven West Media secured the exclusive Australian free-to-air and subscription broadcast television rights, as well as radio rights with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through until 2020. CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada’s Olympic network will telecast event for Canadian audiences. CBC’s detailed coverage of Tokyo 2020 will feature live broadcasts from every venue and include every Canadian medal-winning moment, with more than 3775 hours of live coverage on multiple platforms and it also partners with TSN and Sportsnet to provide live event coverage, giving audiences multiple options as to what to watch on TV each day.
Channel 7 hold the exclusive broadcast rights to the Tokyo Olympics and the coverage will be spread across the network’s channels — 7, 7TWO and 7mate. The coverage will also be streamed via 7plus, with a 24/7 live stream and a dedicated Olympic channel throughout the games. 7plus will also be free once you sign up with an email address and some personal details.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded broadcast rights in Africa for the next four editions of the Olympic Games. DStv SuperSport, Econet Media and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has secured free-to-air rights to provide detailed coverage in the Sub-Saharan.
In the United Kingdom the BBC will be sole broadcaster of the games. BBC One and BBC Two will broadcast more than 350 hours of action live from Tokyo, covering all 33 sports, while a second live stream will be available on BBC iPlayer. The Tokyo 2020 Tokyo Games also going to be live on Eurosport.
NBCUniversal, the parent company of CNBC will show more than 7,000 hours of content from the Tokyo Olympics across its networks and streaming platforms. NBCUniversal will air more than 7,000 hours of Olympics coverage including the USA men’s basketball team’s chase for a 16th gold medal, women’s basketball, women’s soccer, swimming and gymnastics featuring USA champion Simone Biles. More than 5,000 hours will stream on NBColympics website. In addition, cable sports network NBCSN will broadcast more than 440 hours and USA Network more than 380 hours on USA Network. The Olympic Channel will show Team USA competitions, including wrestling and tennis. The Golf Channel will show golf events, and Telemundo Deportes will air competitions in Spanish language.
European fans can watch live coverage of Summer Olympics on Discovery, Inc. and Eurosport. German spectators can watch TV telecast of Tokyo summer Olympics 2021 on ARD and ZDF TV channels as well as on its digital platform that include official website and apps. Host Japan sports enthusiasts can enjoy live streaming of Olympics 2021 on Japan Consortium TV channel.
How to Watch Tokyo Olympics 2021 Handball Live on TV
Australia: Seven Network
Bosnia and Herzegovina: BHRT
Brazil: Grupo Globo
Canada: CBC/Radio-Canada Sportsnet TSN TLN
Caribbean: International Media Content Ltd. SportsMax
Czech Republic: ČT
Estonia: Eesti Meedia
Europe: Discovery Communications Eurosport
France: France Télévisions Canal+
Germany: ARD ZDF
Indian subcontinent: Sony Pictures Networks
Japan: Japan Consortium
Latin America: América Móvil
MENA: beIN Sports
New Zealand: Sky Television
North Korea: SBS
Oceania[iii]: Sky Television
Portugal: RTPRomania: TVR
South Africa: SABC SuperSport
South Korea: SBS
Sub-Saharan Africa: Kwesé Sports
Sweden: Kanal 5
Switzerland: SRG SSR
Ukraine UA: PBC
United Kingdom: BBC/Eurosport
United States: NBCUniversal
Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Live Streaming: DAZN, ESPN+, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Sony LIV, NBC