Week 40 (w/c 28 September): Beijing, Tokyo

This week’s actions has an early start on Saturday in China and Japan.

Johanna Konta played in Beijing last year.

Beijing

ATP 500 and WTA Premier Mandatory, Amazon Prime Video and BT Sport

There are no less than five British players in China this week.

Andy Murray and Kyle Edmund hope to be joined in the main draw by Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie who both play qualifying.

Heather Watson won her first round qualifying match on Friday. Johanna Konta withdrew from this tournament with a minor knee injury.

Last year’s winners at the China Open were Nikoloz Basilashvili and Caroline Wozniacki. Dominic Thiem is the top men’s seed, while once again Ashleigh Barty can have the world number one ranking taken from her by Karolina Pliskova.

Amazon Prime Video has coverage of the ATP singles matches, while the women’s tournament is on BT Sport from Saturday.

Sat 28 Sep 05:30
12:30
BT Sport 2
BT Sport Extra 2
Sun 29 Sep 05:30 BT Sport 3
Mon 30 Sep 05:30 BT Sport 1
Tue 1 Oct 05:30 BT Sport 1
Wed 2 Oct 05:30 BT Sport 1
Thu 3 Oct 05:30
12:30
BT Sport 1
BT Sport 1
Fri 4 Oct 05:30
14:00
BT Sport 1
BT Sport 1
Sat 5 Oct 07:30
12:30
BT Sport 1
BT Sport 2
Sun 6 Oct 09:30 BT Sport 3

Tokyo

ATP 500, Amazon Prime Video

There are no Brits playing in Tokyo. although Cameron Norrie was one away from the main draw here when the qualifying draw in Beijing was made.

Novak Djokovic is the top seed here; Daniil Medvedev will not be defending his 2018 title.

Amazon Prime Video will have coverage of singles matches.


Challengers

Tara Moore is on the qualifying list for the W60 in Charleston, South Carolina, but most other Brits are taking this week off or playing smaller tournamnents.


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.

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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.