2023 US Open

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The 2022 United States Open runs from August 28 to September 10 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the New York City borough of Queens.

ESPN holds the U.S. TV rights, which they have had since 2009 in some form and have held exclusively since 2015. Linear coverage airs on ESPN and ESPN2. All of the matches are available on ESPN3 or ESPN+.

The tournament is held over 17 courts. Arthur Ashe Stadium is the largest tennis-specific stadium in the world at 23,771 seats. Louis Armstrong Stadium has a capacity of just over 14,000 seats, followed by the Grandstand at 8,125 and Court 17 at 2,800. The remaining courts are creatively numbered 4-16.

Carlos Alcaraz of Spain is the top men's seed and Novak Djokovic of Serbia is the no. 2 seed; however, because Alcaraz is defending 2,000 ranking points as the 2022 champion and Djokovic was absent last year, Djokovic will jump into the top spot in the world rankings unless he defends his title and Djokovic loses in the first round. Daniil Medvedev (who is Russian but playing under a neutral flag), Holger Rune of Denmark and Casper Ruud of Norway round out the top five men's seeds.

Iga Swiatek of Poland is the top women's seed and defending champion. Aryna Sabalenka, who is Belarussian and playing under a neutral flag, is no. 2. There are two Americans in the top six seeds, with Jessica Pegula at no. 3 and Coco Gauff at no. 6. Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan and Ons Jabeur are Tunisian.

Draws include men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles, mixed doubles, junior boys and girls singles and doubles, wheelchair singles and doubles, and several legends events.

Broadcast schedule

ESPN+ has all 17 courts streaming live daily from the beginning of play (11 a.m. EDT) to the end of play. Also, note that ESPN uses 11 p.m. as a placeholder for the end of play; in practice, play is rarely over by then.

2023 US Open Broadcast Schedule — all times EDT
Date Singles round ESPN ESPN2 ABC ESPN Deportes
All four days of qualifying (Tuesday, Aug. 22 to Friday, Aug. 25) were on ESPNEWS from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 28 First Noon-11 p.m. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; 9-11 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 29 First Noon-11 p.m. 7-11 p.m. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 30 Second Noon-11 p.m. 7-11 p.m. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 31 Second Noon-6 p.m. 6-11 p.m. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 1 Third Noon-6 p.m. 6-11 p.m. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; 5-11 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 2 Third 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 5-11 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 3 Octofinals 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 6-11 p.m. 3-6 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 4 Octofinals 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 7-11 p.m. Noon-2 p.m.; 5-11 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 5 Quarterfinals Noon-6 p.m.; 7-11 p.m. Noon-5 p.m.; 7-11 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 6 Quarterfinals Noon-6 p.m.; 7-11 p.m. Noon-5 p.m.; 7-11 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 7 Semifinals (W) 7-11 p.m. 7-11 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 8 Men's doubles final

Semifinal #1 (M)

Semifinal #2 (M)

3-6 p.m.

7-10 p.m.

Noon-2 p.m.

3-6 p.m.

7-10 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 9* Final (W) 4-7 p.m. 4-7 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 10 Women's doubles final

Final (M)

1-3 p.m.

4-7 p.m.

4-7 p.m.

*The mixed doubles final is at noon on Saturday, Sept. 9, on ESPN3.


Dates in parentheses indicate the year each person joined ESPN's tennis contingent. These are generally taken from the ESPN press release, except for Goodall and Stubbs which do not have dates listed.

Host: Chris McKendry (2016)

Play-by-play: Chris Fowler (lead; 2003), Cliff Drysdale (1979), Jason Goodall (2015), Patrick McEnroe (1995), Pam Shriver (1990) with some appearances by Cahill

Analysts: Chrissie Evert (women's lead, 2011); John McEnroe (men's lead, 2009); James Blake (2020), Chris Bowers (2023), Darren Cahill (2007), Mary Joe Fernandez (2000), Brad Gilbert (2004), Alexandra Stevenson (2019), Rennae Stubbs (2010), Caroline Wozniacki (2022) with some appearances by Goodall, Patrick McEnroe and Shriver.

Reporter: Jeremy Schaap (2022)

On the ESPN mix channel on DirecTV: Sam Gore (2004) and Luke Jensen (1994)


The color-coded schedule graphics below are based on an average set length of 40 minutes; a best-of-three match is blocked at an hour and 40 minutes while a best-of-five match is 2:45, based on the likelihood of multiple sets if each set is a coin flip. Suspended matches are prorated based on the score when they are stopped.

Each match's position on the draw is indicated by a number in double square brackets. Each pair of matches with the same number meets in the next round; these numbers start with 1 at the top of the draw and proceed down the list. For example, there are 32 second-round matches, so the last pair of first-round matches is marked with a 32.

In the text listing of commentators, each match is numbered sequentially when it first appears. Brief updates on other matches are indented. Angle brackets indicate split-screen coverage.


The draw was made on Thursday, Aug. 24. Thirty-two players are seeded in each singles draw, so two seeds cannot meet until the third round. Half of each draw will play Monday-Wednesday-Friday-Sunday-Tuesday; the other half, plays Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday-Monday-Wednesday. This year, the women's top half and men's bottom half play on opening Monday.

Men's singles draw — top half Tues-Thurs-Sat-Mon-Wed, bottom half Mon-Wed-Fri-Sun-Tues
Quarter Seeds in top half Seeds in bottom half Other former top-5 players or major champions Other Americans
Top #1 Carlos Alcaraz (Spain)

#16 Cam Norrie (Great Britain)

#12 Alexander Zverev (Germany)

#6 Jannik Sinner (Italy)

Andy Murray (Great Britain, top)

#19 Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria, top)

Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland, bottom)

Nicolas Moreno de Alboran (bottom)
Second #3 Daniil Medvedev

#13 Alex de Minaur (Australia)

#11 Karen Khachanov

#8 Andrey Rublev

Kei Nishikori (Japan, top) Alex Michelsen (top)

Michael Mmoh (bottom)

John Isner (bottom)

Third #5 Casper Ruud (Norway)

#10 Frances Tiafoe (USA)

#14 Tommy Paul (USA)

#4 Holger Rune (Denmark)

Dominic Thiem (Austria, bottom) Emilio Nava (top)

J.J. Wolf (top)

#31 Sebastian Korda (top)

Learner Tien (top)

Marcos Giron (bottom)

Ben Shelton (bottom)

Bottom #7 Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)

#9 Taylor Fritz (USA)

#15 Felix Auger-Aliassime (Canada)

#2 Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

Milos Raonic (Canada, top) #28 Christopher Eubanks (top)

Steve Johnson (top)

Mackenzie McDonald (bottom)

Zachary Svajda (bottom)

Brandon Nakashima (bottom)

Ethan Quinn (bottom)

Women's singles draw — top half Mon-Wed-Fri-Sun-Tues, bottom half Tues-Thurs-Sat-Mon-Wed
Quarter Seeds in top half Seeds in bottom half Other former top-5 players or major champions Other Americans
Top #1 Iga Swiatek (Poland)

#16 Veronika Kudermetova

#11 Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic)

#6 Coco Gauff (USA)

#20 Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia, top)

Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark, bottom)

Danielle Collins (USA, bottom)

C. Ngounoue (top)

Lauren Davis (top)

Bernarda Pera (top)

Jennifer Brady (bottom)

Second #4 Elena Rybakina (Kazakhstan)

#15 Belinda Bencic (Switzerland)

#10 Karolina Muchova (Czech Republic)

#8 Maria Sakkari (Greece)

#18 Victoria Azarenka (top)

Sloane Stephens (USA, bottom)

Kayla Day (top)

E. Navarro (bottom)

Taylor Townsend (bottom)

Katie Volynets (bottom)

Third #7 Caroline Garcia (France)

#14 Liudmila Samsonova

#9 Marketa Vondrousova (Czech Republic)

#3 Jessica Pegula (USA)

Vera Zvonareva (bottom)

#26 Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, bottom)

Peyton Stearns (top)

Claire Liu (bottom)

#17 Madison Keys (bottom)

F. Crawley (bottom)

Bottom #5 Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)

#12 Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic)

#13 Daria Kasatkina

#2 Aryna Sabalenka

Sofia Kenin (USA, bottom)

Venus Williams (USA, bottom)

#25 Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic, bottom)

Madison Brengle (top)

Ashlyn Krueger (top)

Robin Montgomery (bottom)

Alycia Parks (bottom)

Sachia Vickery (bottom)

Caroline Dolehide (bottom)

Day 1 - Monday, Aug. 28

On The Docket: 64 matches, 160.75 hours

  • Men's singles: 32 matches (16 seeds, 15 Americans)
  • Women's singles: 32 matches (16 seeds, 9 Americans)

Forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 7 to 10 mph.

TV Schedule: ESPN, noon-11 p.m.

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