2020 Western & Southern Open Live Streaming Online Here
The Cincinnati Masters, also known as Western & Southern Open, is an elite level tournament that is played right before the US Open. It’s one of the Masters tournament that is played under the US Open Series and you can get the latest Cincinnati Open Live Streaming and the Cincinnati Masters live streaming options below.
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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 the 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.
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 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 the circuits.
2020 Cincinnati Open Live Streaming Schedule
Please note the live stream and TV schedule for the Cincinnati Open below. Timings mentioned are in New York time (-4 hours GMT).
- 11 am, August 20, 2020: Qualifying Round One
- 11 am, August 21, 2020: Qualifying Final Round
- 11 am, August 22, 2020: First Round Singles
- 11 am, August 23, 2020: First Round Singles
- 11 am, August 24, 2020: Second Round Singles
- 11 am, August 25, 2020: Third Round Singles, First Round Doubles
- 11 am, August 26, 2020: Quarterfinal Singles, Doubles
- 11 am, August 27, 2020: Semifinal Singles, Doubles
- 2 pm, August 28, 2020: Final Singles, Doubles
When will the 2020 Cincinnati Open be played? Cincinnati Masters Schedule & Dates
The 2020 Cincinnati Masters will be played from August 20 in the newly-created bubble in New York.
The qualifying rounds will be played on the first two days, on August 20 and 21, while the competition main will begin from August 22 to August 28. Both, the men’s and women’s singles finals will be played on August 28.
Here’s the schedule of the 2020 edition of the Western & Southern Open:
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Who is playing at the 2020 Cincinnati Open? Player List Here
The player list for the 2020 Cincinnati Masters has now been released but given the issues around travel and pandemic, this could change with time.
The confirmed player list in the men’s draw includes the top players like Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev. On the women’s side, the singles draw has Karolina Pliskova, Sofia Kenin, Kiki Bertens, Belinda Bencic, Serena Williams, Aryna Sabalenka and Petra Kvitova among others.
Here’s the seeded player list of those who are expected to participated in this year’s Cincinnati Open.
Roberto Bautista Agut
What Happened at the 2019 Cincinnati Open?
Daniil Medvedev won the 2019 Cincinnati Masters title by beating David Goffin in straight sets in the final. He had earlier defeated the defending champion Novak Djokovic in the semifinal to make it to the title-decider while Goffin crushed Richard Gasquet in the other last-four match.
Interestingly, both, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer withdrew from the tournament before the competition began, but Djokovic was unable to take advantage of the situation, going down to the rising star, Russia’s Medvedev.
The women’s singles title was won by Madison Keys, who overcame surprise finalist Svetlana Kuznetsova. Kuznetsova defeated top seeded Ash Barty in the semifinal while Keys was a straight-set winner over fellow American Sofia Kenin in the other last-four encounter.
Third seeded Karolina Pliskova reached the quarterfinal but went down to Kuznetsova while second seeded Naomi Osaka retired from her quarterfinal match in the final set against Kenin. Venus Williams and Maria Sakkari were the other losing quarterfinalists.
This was after Novak Djokovic, won the 2018 title by beating Roger Federer in the final. He won 6-4, 6-4 to complete a haul of all nine Masters tournament wins.
Rafael Nadal was expected to be the top seed but withdrew before the tournament began.
Djokovic needed three sets to get past Marin Cilic in the semi-finals while Federer won his semi-final after David Goffin retired midway during their encounter after losing the first set. Milos Raonic, Pablo Carreno Busta, Juan Martin del Potro and Stan Wawrinka were the fellow quarter-finalists in the competition.
Third seeded Alexander Zverev was knocked out by Robin Haase in the second round, while defending champion Grigor Dimitrov and sixth seeded Kevin Anderson made it to the third.
In the women’s singles draw, Kiki Bertens overcame a tough challenge from the top seeded Simona Halep in the final to win the title. She lost the first set and needed a tie-breaker in the second before overturning Halep and winning the encounter and first ever Premier 5 title.
Unseeded Bertens had earlier stunned Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals, Elina Svitolina in the quarter-finals, and Caroline Wozniacki (who retired after being a set down) in round two en route the title. Defending champion Garbine Muguruza was dumped out in the second round.
In the 2017 edition of the competition, Grigor Dimitrov defeated Nick Kyrgios in the final to lift the title, while David Ferrer and John Isner were the losing semi-finalists.
Kyrgios’ passage to the final consisted of defeating Rafael Nadal in the quarter-final while Roger Federer, who was the second seed in the tournament withdrew before it began because of an injury.
In the women’s singles final, Garbine Muguruza triumphed by beating Simona Halep, after she had knocked the top seeded Karolina Pliskova off the perch in straight sets in the semi-finals.
Previous ATP and WTA Cincinnati Champions
2019: Daniil Medvedev
2018: Novak Djokovic
2017: Grigor Dimitrov
2016: Marin Cilic
2015: Roger Federer
2014: Roger Federer
2013: Rafael Nadal
2012: Roger Federer
2011: Andy Murry
2010: Roger Federer
2009: Roger Federer
2019: Madison Keys
2018: Kiki Bertens
2017: Garbine Muguruza
2016: Karolina Pliskova
2015: Serena Williams
2014: Serena Williams
2013: Victoria Azarenka
2012: Li Na
2011: Maria Sharapova
2010: Kim Clijsters
2009: Jelena Jankovic
How to watch 2020 Cincinnati Open Live Streaming?
There are multiple ways to watch the WTA Cincinnati Open and ATP Cincinnati Masters live streaming on your device, whichever that may be, and we have mentioned some of the best ones here. In this article, we will tell you how to find the 2019 Cincinnati Open live streaming links.
We will begin with an option in which you do not have to pay a monthly premium or a subscription fee to be able to watch the Cincinnati Masters live. All you need here is a pre-funded account or you need to have bet at least 24 hours before the event to be able to watch the streaming.
You can catch all the tennis action from the Cincinnati Masters 2020 live with Bet365.com. Being one of the world’s most trusted bookmakers, they are also known for their world-class platform and top-notch systems to live stream every single major sporting event.
A pre-funded account is an account implies you need to register with bet365 (process mentioned below) and make a one-time deposit of about $10 or more. Once you have that, you can visit the live streaming tab and select the ‘ATP Cincinnati Masters’ or ‘WTA Cincinnati Open’ option to catch all the action live. The best part is that this tournament is just one of the 100,000+ events that Bet365 live streams every year.
- Go to Bet365.com here
- Register with Bet365.com (or log in to your account)
- Pre-fund your account by depositing $10 (or equivalent currency). You can either let that remain in your account or should have bet in the 24 hours before the live streaming
- Select the ‘ATP Cincinnati Masters’ or ‘WTA Cincinnati Open’ live streaming option by clicking on Live Streaming on the top
Keep in mind that this site requires you to register with them and then either deposit a sum of $10 into your account (or register as mentioned here) or watch the live streaming by betting on any sport in the past 24 hours.
Remember, geo-restrictions might apply.
If you have any other problems accessing the Cincinnati Masters live stream, kindly let us know in the comments section below.
Bet365 isn’t the only bookmaker that offers tennis live streams, although admittedly they are the best in the business. You can explore this very option with another bookmaker that offers tennis live streaming services – Unibet.com.
Unibet.com also covers a broad spectrum of sports and tennis events like the one in Cincinnati. You can follow the event live on their page by creating an account and making a small deposit of $10 or more. Alternately, you must have bet in the last 24 hours of the stream using the same account to access the live streaming link.
Here too, geo-restrictions may apply.
The third option is to watch it live on Amazon Prime in the UK. The best part about watching ATP tennis on Amazon Prime is if you are not yet subscribed to it, you can do so by signing on for a free, month-long trial period and cancel your connection any time you desire.
Sign up here for the free, trial period for 30 days with Amazon Prime to watch the Cincinnati Masters live streaming in the UK.
You can also sign up with Tennis TV and WTATV.com.
Now while the Tennis TV subscription costs $14.99 per month, it also allows tennis fans to watch the live streaming of this Cincinnati Open along with stuff like player interviews, highlights, full replays and classics. If you are looking to watch the WTA Cincinnati Open live, then you will have to pay an extra $9.99 per month for it.
Watch 2020 Cincinnati Open Live on TV
Here’s the daily TV schedule of the Cincinnati Open live for fans in the USA:
The Cincinnati Open will be live on TV in your respective country as well and this is how you can watch it live.
- Canada: RDS, TSN
- United Kingdom: Sky Sport
- Cyprus: CYTA
- Denmark: TV3
- Finland: MTV
- Germany: Sky DE
- Greece: Skai
- Italy: SuperSport
- Netherlands: Fox
- Romania: Digi Sport
- Switzerland: CHSRG, SRG
- Taiwan: Sportcast
- Thailand: Truevisions
- India: Sony ESPN
|Japan||Gaora Sports Channel|
|Malaysia||Measat (Astro Supersport)|
|Sri Lanka||MSM (Sony)|
|Taiwan||Sino Catch (Sportcast)|
|Canada||Tennis Canada/Rogers Sportsnet|
|South America||ESPN International|
|United States||Tennis Channel|
|United States||ESPN (Indian Wells, Miami, Nitto ATP Finals)|
|United States||ESPN (Canada, Cincinnati)|
|Belgium||Telenet (Play Sports)|
|Bosnia & Herzegovina||United Media (IKO Sportklub)|
|Croatia||United Media (IKO Sportklub)|
|Czech Republic||Tolano (Digi Sport)|
|Denmark||Modern Times Group (TV3)|
|Greece||Hellenic (OTE TV)|
|Hungary||RCS & RDS (Digisport)|
|Italy, San Marino & Vatican City||Sky Italia|
|Montenegro||United Media (IKO Sportklub)|
|North Macedonia||United Media (IKO Sportklub)|
|Norway||Modern Times Group (Viaplay)|
|Romania||RCS & RDS (Digisport)|
|Serbia||United Media (IKO Sportklub)|
|Slovakia||Tolano (Digi Sport)|
|Slovenia||United Media (IKO Sportklub)|
|Sweden||Modern Times Group (Viaplay)|
|Turkey||Saran (agent to many channels)|
|United Kingdom & ROI||Amazon Prime Video|