Week 34 (w/c 18 August): Winston-Salem, The Bronx, US Open qualifying

A new tournament on the WTA calendar ahead of the US Open, where qualifying gets underway this week.

Andy Murray said he’d finished playing doubles after reaching the quarter finals in Cincinnati with Feliciano Lopezl.


ATP 250, Amazon Prime Video

We start in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for this week’s only ATP tour event.

Andy Murray took a late wildcard into this event having announced he has finished playing doubles for now and won’t be at the US Open.

He joins Dan Evans who is seeded and has a bye in the main draw. Benoit Paire is the top seed, and last year’s champion Daniil Medvedev is not returning to defend his title having made back-to-back finals in Montreal and Cincinnati.

Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram are second seeds in the doubles draw which also includes Dominic Inglot and Marcelo Demoliner, Ken Skupski and Marcus Daniell, Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski, and Luke Bambridge and Ben McLachlan.

Coverage of the Winston-Salem Open is on Amazon Prime Video with some matches being played on Sunday; it’s a Saturday final.

The Bronx

WTA International, BT Sport

A new tournament on the WTA calendar, The Bronx Open replaces New Haven this year, which has been downgraded to a WTA 125 taking place in the second week of the US Open.

Johanna Konta withdrew from this tournament just before it started, and Emily Webley-Smith went out in the first qualifying round on Friday. Qiang Wang is the top seed here.

BT Sport have coverage of the semis and final on Friday and Saturday.

Fri 23 Aug 18:00 BT Sport 3
Sat 24 Aug 19:00 BT Sport ESPN

US Open qualifying

Grand Slam, Amazon Prime Video

Jay Clarke, James Ward, Vancouver winner Heather Watson, Harriet Dart, Naiktha Bains and Katie Swan are all competing in qualifying for the US Open from Monday.

The qualifying competition, as well as the US Open itself, will be on Amazon Prime Video.


There is just the one ATP Challenger this week in L’Aquila, Italy, and no British players have entered. There are no ITF W60+ tournaments this week.

Head to the details listings page for day to day updates on coverage and entries as far ahead as known.

Read more about how to watch tennis on telly in 2019. The 2020 article is coming after the US Open.

Any late changes to these schedules, where I am able to, will be included on the homepage of the website and tweeted at @tennisontelly. They will be marked with a * above if details have changed since this article was published.

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 free streaming at http://livestream.com/ATP. You can get links to all the matches by following @ATPChallLive on twitter which will tweet them out in advance.

Some ITF events are streamed free at http://live.itftennis.com/en/ and on the ITF Pro Circuit Scores app on Apple and Android. Check out the @ITFLive twitter account which will automatically tweet details of streamed matches a few hours ahead.

Tournaments that are part of the USTA Pro-Circuit series may be streamed at http://livestream.com/procircuit as well as or instead of the ITF website. If I am aware of other streams for any other tournaments I will share them on twitter.