2021 Maharashtra Open Live Streaming
With the tennis season set to resume in 2021, the action begins in India with the newly-formed Maharashtra Open or the ATP Pune. And we are here to give out all the details around the 2021 Maharashtra Open live streaming & TV options, along with how to buy its tickets and the latest predictions & tips for the tournament.
Looking to watch the Pune Open 2021 live streaming online?
- For tennis fans in the UK, Europe, Australia & elsewhere go to bet365 > Tennis > Live Streaming here* to watch & bet on the ATP & WTA tennis live.
- Also get all the information how to buy tennis tickets with our guide here
*Geo-restrictions apply & pre-funded account needed
Please Note: This is the ATP Pune Open 250 competition. If you are looking to find more information about the Pune Challenger, click here.
The Maharashtra Open was last played after the Australian Open which, in itself was a change from its previous avatar where it was used as a tune-up tournament for the Australian Open.
It replaced the Chennai Open, as the sole event in India to be a part of the ATP series. The total number of points up for grab are 250.
Since the inception of the original tournament in 1996, this tournament has been called by multiple names including the McDowell Open, Gold Flake Open, Tata Open, Chennai Open, Aircel Chennai Open and now in its present avatar, the Maharashtra Open.
But after the ATP cancelled their contract with the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association owing to sponsorship reasons before the 2018 edition, the lovely city of Pune has now got the chance to host the exciting, star studded event and at TennisWorldLive.com, we will look to cover it for you.
2021 ATP Maharashtra Open Schedule & Dates
The 2021 edition of the Pune Open has been postponed indefinitely because of the uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic. More details are still awaited given the issues with scheduling around the global pandemic.
The 2020 season of the tournament began on February 3 with the main draw while the qualifiers played before that. The tournament will went on till February 9 when the men’s singles final was played. Last year, the singles main draw consisted of 28 players.
Player List for 2021 ATP Maharashtra Open
Information on the player list for the 2021 edition of the Pune Open will be released soon.
The player list for the 2021 Pune Open had Benoit Paire lead the way as the top seed, and Ricardas Berankis as the second seed after defending champion Kevin Anderson opted not to play in the tournament because of fitness issues.
Benoit Paire, Ricardas Berankis, Stefano Travaglia, Kwon Soon-woo, Yuichi Sugita, James Duckworth, Salvatore Caruso, Egor Gerasimov.
What Happened at the 2020 ATP Pune Open?
Unseeded Jiri Vesely defeated the eighth seeded Egor Gerasimov in the final to lift the title at the Pune Open in 2020. Vesely had earlier come through a thrilling, three tie-breakers against the second seeded Berankis in the semifinal while Gerasimov defeated James Duckworth in the other last-four encounter.
Kevin Anderson went on to win the ATP Pune Open title in 2019, beating tall-serving Ivo Karlovic in three tie-breakers in the final. This was after he had sent out the defending champion and the third seeded Gilles Simon in the semifinal.
Interestingly, Simon won the 2018 edition of the Pune Open by defeating Kevin Anderson in the final. He won 7-6, 6-2 to clinch the title after having entered the tournament as an unseeded player. Karlovic had overcome Steve Darcis in the other semifinal.
Some of the other seeded players to have made it to the quarterfinals in the competition were Malek Jaziri, Benoit Paire and Jaume Munar.
Previous 10 ATP Pune Open Winners
2020: Jiri Vesely
2019: Kevin Anderson
2018: Gilles Simon
2017: Roberto Bautista Agut (Chennai Open)
2016: Stan Wawrinka (Chennai Open)
2015: Stan Wawrinka (Chennai Open)
2014: Stan Wawrinka (Chennai Open)
2013: Janko Tipsarevic (Chennai Open)
2012: Milos Raonic (Chennai Open)
2011: Stan Wawrinka (Chennai Open)
2010: Marin Cilic (Chennai Open)
2009: Marin Cilic (Chennai Open)
Watch the ATP Maharashtra Open Live Streaming
There are multiple ways to be able to watch the live streaming of the Pune Open. One of the ways of doing that is bet365 where you can (and bet) on the ATP Pune live streaming for 2021. This is how you can do it in just a few simple steps:
- Go to www.bet365.com
- Register with www.bet365.com (or log in to you 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 Pune live streaming option by clicking on Live Streaming on the top
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 may apply.
There are other websites you can look to watch the Pune Open live streaming with as well. You can find the list below, but remember geo-restrictions will be applicable.
Other Tennis Live Streaming Options
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|William Hill||To watch tennis live streams, customers must have a funded account or have placed any bet within the past 24 hours.||Click Here|
|Betway||To watch tennis streams, need to deposit £10.||Click Here|
|Unibet||To watch tennis live streams, customers must have a funded account or have placed any bet within the past 24 hours.||Click Here|
|Betfair||To watch tennis live streams, customers must have a funded account. Grand Slams might not be live streamed.||Click Here|
The other option is to subscribe to Tennis TV, the official live streaming partner of ATP. This is a premium service which will need you to pay a monthly subscription fee of $14.99.
If you do not want to open a bookmaker’s account, then there’s another way to watch the same online. You can do that by watching it live on Tennis TV.
The Tennis TV subscription is a tad costlier though, at $14.99 per month, but it also allows tennis fans to watch the live streaming of Maharashtra Open along with player interviews, highlights, full replays and classics.
Maharashtra Open Live on TV
More TV options will be updated here as and when they are released by either the ATP or the Maharashtra Open organisers. Indian tennis viewers can watch the Maharashtra Open tennis live on Star Sports who have agreed to become the official broadcasters of the Maharashtra Open 2021.