Week 1 (w/c 31 Dec): Hopman Cup, Brisbane, Pune, Doha, Shenzhen, Auckland

The 2019 tennis season is here and it opens with a bang. Three ATP events, three WTA events, and potentially the last ever Hopman Cup. 

Hopman Cup

Exhibition, Eurosport

Cam Norrie and Katie Boulter represent Great Britain at the 31st and possibly final edition of the Hopman Cup in Perth.

Play begins with Great Britain v Greece on Saturday. Coverage is across Eurosport, with the day sessions on Eurosport Player and night sessions on Eurosport 2.

Sat 29 Dec 01:50
09:30
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 2
GB v Greece
Australia v France
Sun 30 Dec 01:50
09:30
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 2
Germany v Spain
GB v Switzerland
Mon 31 Dec 01:50 Eurosport Player USA v Greece
Tue 1 Jan 09:30 Eurosport 2 USA v Switzerland
Wed 2 Jan 01:50
09:30
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 2
France v Germany
Australia v Spain
Thu 3 Jan 01:50
09:20
10:00
Eurosport Player
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 2
GB v USA
Greece v Switzerland
Fri 4 Jan 01:50
09:30
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 2
Spain v France
Australia v Germany
Sat 5 Jan 10:00 Eurosport 1 final

Brisbane

ATP 250 and WTA Premier, Eurosport and BT Sport

Kyle Edmund at the 2018 Brisbane International

Eurosport also have coverage of the ATP matches at the Brisbane International. The WTA matches are on BT Sport.

Kyle Edmund, Andy Murray and Johanna Konta are all starting their 2019 season here. Heather Watson and Harriet Dart will play qualifying starting Saturday.

Tennis TV are restricted to showing two ATP matches per day.

Mon 31 Dec 00:50
03:00
09:00
09:50
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 1
Eurosport 1
Eurosport Player
01:00
05:00
BT Sport 1
BT Sport 1
Tue 1 Jan 00:50
03:00
09:50
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 1
Eurosport Player
01:00
09:00
BT Sport 1
BT Sport 1
Wed 2 Jan 00:50
02:00
05:00
09:50
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 1
Eurosport 1
Eurosport Player
01:00 BT Sport 1
Thu 3 Jan 00:50
03:00
08:00
09:50
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 1
Eurosport 2
Eurosport Player
10:30 BT Sport 1
Fri 4 Jan 00:50
05:00
09:50
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 1
Eurosport Player
03:00
09:00
BT Sport 2
BT Sport 1
Sat 5 Jan 00:50
05:00
08:00
09:20
Eurosport Player
Eurosport 1
Eurosport 1
Eurosport Player
03:00
09:00
BT Sport 2
BT Sport 3
Sun 6 Jan 09:00 Eurosport 1 07:00 BT Sport 3

Eurosport Player times are subject to change – check the front page for the latest.


Pune

ATP 250, Amazon Prime video

There’s coverage of thirteen ATP 250 events on Amazon Prime Video throughout 2019, starting with the Maharashtra Open in Pune, India.

It’s the second year of ATP tennis in Pune, the tournament having moved there from Chennai last year.

Live streaming starts at 11:30 on Monday 31 December. If you’re new to Amazon Prime Video, get a 30-day trial here.

Check the front page for the latest start times.


Doha

ATP 250, not televised

The Qatar Open has been previously shown on Eurosport but they have not renewed the rights to this event in 2019. It’s therefore shown on Tennis TV only.


Shenzhen

WTA International, BT Sport

The Shenzhen Open will be shown across BT Sport.

Sun 30 Dec 04:00 BT Sport 3
Mon 31 Dec 03:00 BT Sport 3
Tue 1 Jan 03:00 BT Sport 3
Wed 2 Jan 03:00
06:00
BT Sport Extra 1
BT Sport ESPN
Thu 3 Jan 03:00 BT Sport ESPN
Fri 4 Jan 05:00 BT Sport ESPN
Sat 5 Jan 06:00 BT Sport 3

Auckland

WTA International, BT Sport

The ASB Classic takes place across two weeks with the WTA matches first, coverage also on BT Sport.

Mon 31 Dec 02:00 BT Sport ESPN
Tue 1 Jan 02:00
02:00
BT Sport Extra 1
BT Sport Extra 2
Wed 2 Jan 23:00 (Tue)
06:00
08:45
BT Sport 3
BT Sport 3
BT Sport Extra 2
Thu 3 Jan 23:00 (Wed)
05:00
06:00
08:00
BT Sport 2
BT Sport 3
BT Sport Extra 2
BT Sport 1
Fri 4 Jan 23:00 (Thu)
06:00
BT Sport 3
BT Sport 3
Sat 5 Jan 04:00 BT Sport ESPN
Sun 6 Jan 06:30 BT Sport ESPN

Read more about how to watch tennis on telly in 2019.

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