The 2021 edition of the Sofia Open will be the final ATP tournament before the season-finale after having been shifted twice from February to September to finally to be played in November. If you are looking to watch the Sofia Open live streaming or watch it live on TV, then we have all the options mentioned below.
Looking to watch the 2021 Sofia Open live streaming online?
- For tennis fans in the UK, Europe & Australia go to bet365 > Tennis > Live Streaming here* to watch & bet on the Sofia Open live.
This competition is a part of the ATP World Tour 250 series, played in men’s tennis on indoor hard courts. Been played since 2016, it is hosted at the Arena Armeec in the beautiful city of Sofia.
28 singles players make it to the main draw of the competition here, while 16 others vie for four qualifying spots. One of the early winners of this tournament is Grigor Dimitrov, who won it in 2017 by defeating David Goffin in the final.
Other participants include Roberto Bautista Agut, Viktor Troicki, Daniil Medvedev, Marton Fucsovics, Jannik Sinner and Vasek Pospisil.
2021 ATP Sofia Open Schedule & Dates
We are still awaiting the entire ATP calendar and the Sofia Open schedule will be released accordingly.
The 2020 ATP Sofia Open will be held between November 8 and 14. The qualifying rounds saw 16 players fight for four spots in the main draw of the competition, was held in the lead-up to the first round matches, i.e. from November 7 while the men’s singles final was hosted on November 14.
If you are looking for the order of play for the ATP Sofia Open for this upcoming edition, it will be released a day or two before the start of the tournament.
Player List for 2021 ATP Sofia Open
More details are awaited on the participants’ list at the 2021 Sofia Open as some of the top players could opt out depending on their fitness situation or qualification for the ATP Finals.
This year’s player list for the Sofia Open will be released soon but what would interest fans is last year some of the top players had featured in the competition including Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime. Here’s the list of players from 2020 who had taken part in the Sofia Open as seeded players. Organisers would be hoping some of the previous season’s top players make it to the competition main draw to add that much-needed sparkle.
Denis Shapovalov, Félix Auger-Aliassime, Alex de Minaur, Jan-Lennard Struff, Adrian Mannarino, John Millman, Nikoloz Basilashvili, Marin Čilić
ATP Sofia Open Live Streaming Options for 2021
There are multiple methods using which you can watch this tennis tournament’s live streaming. Our most favourite is using bet365 in the way mentioned below.
You can watch (and bet) on the ATP Sofia Open live streaming with bet365.com. These are the 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 Sofia Open live streaming option by clicking on Live Streaming on the top
In order to avail of the live streaming service, 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.
The other website which can be used to do something similar is Unibet which also live streams tennis matches. You can log in and sign up with to Unibet here, deposit $10 and watch tennis live streams.
Lastly, you could also look to pay a monthly subscription fee of $14.99 to watch the Sofia Open live on TennisTV.com. They are the official broadcasters of all the ATP competitions around the world and you can not just watch the Sofia Open but also watch the streaming of the ATP Finals which follows this competition with that monthly subscription.
2020 Sofia Open Live on TV
The TV guide for the tournament will be released as the tournament draws closer.
What Happened at the 2020 ATP Sofia Open?
In a battle of unseeded players, Jannik Sinner added a second career title to his name when he lifted the Sofia Open 2020 trophy by beating Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in a hard-fought final. He won 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (3).
The only seeded player to reach the semifinal of the 2020 Sofia Open was the fifth seeded Adrian Mannarino, even as the top seeded Denis Shapovalov and fourth seeded Jan-Lennard Struff fell in the second round after getting opening round byes.
In 2019, Daniil Medvedev had showed the early signs of his solid year with a title win at the Sofia Open when he defeated Marton Fucovics in the final in straight sets. This was after he had wasted no time in disposing off Gael Monfils, the seventh seed 6-2, 6-4 to make the final.
In some of the other matches, top seeded Karen Khachanov had an opening round bye but went down to Matteo Berrettini in three sets in the second, while Stefanos Tsitsipas, seeded second lost to Monfils in the quarterfinals.
Mirza Basic entered the Sofia Open as a qualifier, having won two matches during that phase to make it to the main draw, and went on to lift the trophy. He defeated another unseeded player, Marius Copil in a hard-fought, three-set final, winning 7-6, 6-7, 6-4. This was his first ever ATP title.
Among the eight seeded players who participated in the tournament, only two made it past the second round. Stan Wawrinka was one of them, seeded one and he was ousted by Basic in the semi-finals. Copil defeated another qualifier Jozef Kovalik in the other semi-final.
Viktor Troicki was the only other seeded player to make it to the quarter-final, where he lost to Wawrinka in straight sets.
Previous ATP Sofia Open Title Winners
2020: Jannik Sinner
2019: Daniil Medvedev
2018: Mirza Basic
2017: Grigor Dimitrov
2016: Roberto Bautista Agut