SBS has announced it has secured exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights for the US Open tennis tournament.
In a partnership with ESPN, SBS’s US Open coverage will commence Wednesday 6 September, during the quarter finals stage.
SBS will broadcast some of the biggest matches live and free on SBS, SBS HD, as well as streaming them live online.
Played on hard courts in Queens, New York, the US Open is the last of the four annual tennis majors.
SBS director of sport, Ken Shipp, said: “SBS has a proud heritage in bringing the best of international sport to Australian fans. The US Open is one of the iconic events on the sports calendar, and this deal sees the climax of the year’s final grand slam returning live and free to all Australians.”