w/c 8 October: Shanghai, Hong Kong, Linz, Tianjin

It’s the last week in China, and a return to Europe for some.


ATP Masters 1000, Sky Sports

The penultimate Masters 1000 tournament of the year is the Shanghai Rolex Masters (make sure you get the name right!)

Kyle Edmund will be competing, and last year’s champion Roger Federer is the top seed here. Cam Norrie lost in the first qualifying round on Saturday. In the doubles draw, Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot are with their regular partners Bruno Soares and Franko Skugor respectively.

Some of the first round matches take place on Sunday, and Sky Sports has coverage from Monday with match choice available on the red button, and both the singles and doubles  finals on Sunday.

Mon 8 Oct 6:00 Sky Sports Action
Tue 9 Oct 6:00 Sky Sports Action
Wed 10 Oct 6:00 Sky Sports Action
Thu 11 Oct 6:00 Sky Sports Action
Fri 12 Oct 6:00 Sky Sports Action
Sat 13 Oct 9:30
Sky Sports Action
Sky Sports Action
Sun 14 Oct 6:30
Sky Sports Action
Sky Sports Action

Hong Kong

WTA International, BT Sport

Elina Svitolina heads up the Hong Kong Tennis Open draw. Last year’s champion Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has chosen to play in Linz instead. Heather Watson was top seed in the qualifying draw but was upset in the first round.

There is coverage on BT Sport throughout the week.

Mon 8 Oct 8:00 BT Sport 1
Tue 9 Oct 8:00
BT Sport 1
BT Sport 1
Wed 10 Oct 8:00 BT Sport 1
Thu 11 Oct 8:00 BT Sport 1
Fri 12 Oct 7:00 BT Sport 1
Sat 13 Oct 7:00 BT Sport 1
Sun 14 Oct 9:00 BT Sport 1


WTA International, Eurosport

Harriet Dart has been given a wildcard into the Upper Austria Ladies Linz tournament where Julia Goerges is the top seed and Barbora Strycova will try to defend her title.

This is one of the few WTA tournaments that BT Sport don’t have rights to, and coverage is on Eurosport from the second round matches on Wednesday.

Wed 10 Oct 11:00
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 1
Thu 11 Oct 13:00 Eurosport 1
Fri 12 Oct 13:00 Eurosport 2
Sat 13 Oct 13:00 Eurosport Player
Sun 14 Oct 13:00 Eurosport 1


WTA International

Katie Boulter is playing the Tianjin Open. Top seed is Karolina Pliskova. Last year it was won by Maria Sharapova. Emily Webley-Smith lost the first round of qualifying.

There is no television coverage of this event and it is not available on WTA TV.

Any late changes to these schedules, where I am able to, will be included on the homepage of the website and tweeted at @tennisontelly.

You can also now find daily updates on the new Tennis on telly page on Facebook.

You can find details of all live coverage, re-runs and highlights over the next 7 days on the Calendar.

Check Tennis TV and WTA TV for details of  the matches they are covering, at https://www.tennistv.com/live/schedule and http://www.wtatv.com/schedule

ATP Challenger events have official live streaming at http://livestream.com/ATP.

Some ITF Women and Futures are streamed at http://live.itftennis.com/en/ and on the ITF Pro Circuit Scores app on Apple and Android. Please check out the new @ITFLive twitter account which will automatically tweet details of streamed matches.