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How to watch United Cup 2023 Live: Schedule, TV Channel and Format

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The wait is finally over, as first of its kind mixed-gender United Cup’s first edition is about to take place in a matter of hours. The 2023 United Cup Tennis tournament comprises players from the ATP and WTA Tours representing 18 countries, replacing the temporary ATP Cup for three years. Moreover, it is a significant upgrade to the Hopman Cup also, as the players of the winning team will be offered 500 ranking points.

Viewing Information

Date: Thu, Dec 29, 2022 – Sun, Jan 8, 2023

Location: Sydney, Brisbane, Perth

TV Channel: Tennis Channel (USA), Eurosport (UK), Channel 9 (Australia)

Live Streams: Watch Here

Several Top ranked players across the world from ATP & WTA Tours will be seen playing in the Inaugural edition of the United Cup: such as Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Taylor Fritz, Casper Ruud, and Hubert Hurkacz from ATP Tour, while World No. 1 Iga Swiatek, Jessica Pegula, Belinda Bencic from the WTA rankings.

With that said, if you’re looking for details regarding the inaugural edition of the United Cup, you don’t need to go anywhere, as we’ve got you covered in this article with every point.

Where is the 2023 United Cup Taking Place?

The 2023 United Cup tournament will be the first tennis season of the year and will provide an opportunity to prepare for the first Grand Slam of the season in Melbourne. It will be played in three major cities of Australia, Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth, taking place from today until January 8, 2023, when the final will be played in Sydney.

Who will compete in the 2023 United Cup Tennis Tournament?

All 18 teams to play the 2023 United Cup have been determined by the following criteria; the first 12 countries have qualified based on their rankings, the six-highest-ranked men’s players, and the six-highest-ranked women’s players. The remaining six teams qualified based on the combined scale of their top-ranked ranked ATP and WTA players.

Below is the list of all 18 qualified countries, along with their players participating :

  • Poland: Iga Swiatek, Hubert Hurkacz, Magda Linette, Daniel Michalski, Lukasz Kubot, Kacper Zuk, Alicja Rosolska, and Weronika Falkowska
  • Spain: Rafael Nadal, Pablo Carreno Busta, Albert Ramos Vinolas, Paula Badosa, Nuria Parrizas Dias, David Vega Hernandez, and Jessica Bouzas Maneiro
  • USA: Taylor Fritz, Jessica Pegula, Frances Tiafoe, Madison Keys, Denis Kudla, Alycia Parks, Hunter Reese, Desirae, and Krawczyk
  • Germany: Alexander Zverev, Laura Siegemund, Oscar Otte, Jule Niemeier, Daniel Altmaier, Anna-Lena Friedsam, Fabian Fallert, and Julia Lohoff
  • France: Arthur Rinderknech, Caroline Garcia, Adrian Mannarino, Alize Cornet, Manuel Guinard, Leolia Jeanjean, Edouard Roger-Vasselin, and Jessica Ponchet
  • Greece: Stefanos Tsitsipas, Maria Sakkari, Michail Pervolarakis, Despina Papamichail, Stefanos Sakellaridis, and Valentini Grammatikopoulou
  • Switzerland: Belinda Bencic, Stan Wawrinka, Marc-Andrea Huesler, Jil Teichmann, Dominic Stricker, Ylena In-Albon, Alexander Ritschard, and Joanne Zuger
  • Norway: Casper Ruud, Ulrikke Eikeri, Viktor Durasovic, Malene Helgo, Andreja Petrovic, and Lily Haseth
  • Brazil: Beatriz Haddad Maia, Thiago Monteiro, Felipe Meligeni Alves, Laura Pigossi, Matheus Puccinelli de Almeida, Carolina Alves, Rafael Matos, and Luisa Stefani
  • Great Britain: Cameron Norrie, Harriet Dart, Dan Evans, Katie Swan, Jan Choinski, Ranah Stoiber, Jonny O’Mara, and Ella McDonald
  • Czech Republic: Petra Kvitova, Jiri Lehecka, Tomas Machac, Marie Bouzkova, Dalibor Svrcina, and Jesika Maleckova
  • Bulgaria: Grigor Dimitrov, Viktoriya Tomova, Dimitar Kuzmanov, Isabella Shinikova, Adrian Andreev, Gergana Topalova, and Alexander Lazarov
  • Italy: Matteo Berrettini, Martina Trevisan, Lorenzo Musetti, Lucia Bronzetti, Andrea Vavassori, Camila Rosatello, and Marco Bortolotti
  • Australia: Nick Kyrgios, Alex De Minaur, Ajla Tomljanovic, Zoe Hives, Jason Kubler, Maddison Inglis, John Peers, and Samantha Stosur
  • Argentina: Francisco Cerundolo, Federico Coria, Nadia Podoroska, Tomas Martin Etcheverry, Maria Carle, and Paula Ormaecha
  • Croatia: Borna Coric, Petra Martic, Borna Gojo, Donna Vekic, Matija Pecotic, Tara Wurth, and Petra Marcinko
  • Belgium: David Goffin, Elise Mertens, Zizou Bergs, Alison Van Uytvanck, Kimmer Coppejans, Magali Kempen, Michael Geerts, and Kirsten Flipkens
  • Kazakhstan: Alexander Bublik, Yulia Putintseva, Timofey Skatov, Zhibek Kulambayeva, Denis Yevseyev, Gozal Ainitdinova, and Grigoriy Lomakin

How to watch the 2023 United Cup Live Online?

Tennis fans from all over the world are excited about the 2023 United Cup Tennis Tournament and they are eagerly waiting for the tournament to begin. As soon as the Tournament begins, The fans will look for how to watch the 2023 United Cup live stream online and on TV. We have a list of TV channels of various countries and regions which will have the 2023 United Cup on.

But for those who are looking for ways to stream the 2023 United Cup Tennis Tournament live online, Here are the details about it and everything you need to know to be able to watch the tournament live online from anywhere.

Tennis TV

Tennis TV is one of the most popular tennis events and tournament streaming services by ATP. Tennis TV can be accessed from most countries and locations. Luckily the 2023 United Cup is on Tennis TV. So fans can watch the tournament live online on TennisTV with their premium subscription.

United Cup Official YouTube Channel

The 2023 United Cup is also available on the official YouTube channel, but access to the United Cup stream on the official YouTube channel is geo-restricted. Fans from India and a few other countries can watch the 2023 United Cup live online on the Official YouTube Channel.

Alternatively, Fans can watch the tennis tournament live online from anywhere without requiring a VPN or Cable on OolaTV.

2023 United Cup Tennis Tournament Format

The inaugural 2023 edition of the United Cup will comprise 18 nations divided into six groups, each containing three teams. Teams will play in a round-robin format during the first week, which means there will be two men’s singles matches, two women’s singles matches, and one mixed double match in each tie in a group.

Each city, Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane will play host to two groups containing three countries, and the winner of each group in each city will compete in a playoff for one of the three semifinal spots. The following best-performing country in the group stage in all three towns will secure the fourth semifinal spot.

Groups & Teams

Following are the six groups of the 2023 United Cup:

  • Group A: Greece, Belgium, Bulgaria
  • Group B: Poland, Switzerland, Kazakhstan
  • Group C: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
  • Group D: Spain, Australia, Great Britain
  • Group E: Italy, Brazil, Norway
  • Group F: France, Croatia, Argentina

Schedule & Results

The day-by-day schedule of the 2023 United Cup is as follows :

Day 1: (Group Stage) 29th December 2022, Thursday

  • USA vs Czech Republic (Sydney)
  • Australia vs Great Britain (Sydney)
  • Greece vs Bulgaria (Perth)
  • France vs Argentina (Perth)
  • Italy vs Brazil (Brisbane)
  • Switzerland vs Kazakhstan (Brisbane)

Day 2: (Group Stage) 30th December 2022, Friday

  • USA vs Czech Republic (Sydney)
  • Australia vs Great Britain (Sydney)
  • Greece vs Bulgaria (Perth)
  • France vs Argentina (Perth)
  • Italy vs Brazil (Brisbane)
  • Switzerland vs Kazakhstan (Brisbane)

Day 3: (Group Stage) 31st December 2022, Saturday

  • Germany vs Czech Republic (Sydney)
  • Spain vs Great Britain (Sydney)
  • Belgium vs Bulgaria (Perth)
  • Croatia vs Argentina (Perth)
  • Brazil vs Norway (Brisbane)
  • Poland vs Kazakhstan (Brisbane)

Day 4: (Group Stage) 1st January 2023, Sunday

  • Germany vs Czech Republic (Sydney)
  • Spain vs Great Britain (Sydney)
  • Belgium vs Bulgaria (Perth)
  • Croatia vs Argentina (Perth)
  • Brazil vs Norway (Brisbane)
  • Poland vs Kazakhstan (Brisbane)

Day 5: (Group Stage) 2nd January 2023, Monday

  • USA vs Germany (Sydney)
  • Spain vs Australia (Sydney)
  • Greece vs Belgium(Perth)
  • France vs Croatia (Perth)
  • Italy vs Norway (Brisbane)
  • Poland vs Switzerland (Brisbane)

Day 6: (Group Stage), 3rd January 2023, Tuesday

  • USA vs Germany (Sydney)
  • Spain vs Australia (Sydney)
  • Greece vs Belgium(Perth)
  • France vs Croatia (Perth)
  • Italy vs Norway (Brisbane)
  • Poland vs Switzerland (Brisbane)

Knock-out Stages

As mentioned above, the three winners will advance to the semifinals along with a country with the second-best record from the groups across all three cities.

  • Winner Group A vs Winner Group F (4th January 2023, Perth)
  • Winner Group B vs Winner Group E (4th January 2023, Brisbane)
  • Winner Group C vs Winner Group D (4th January 2023, Sydney)

Semifinal: 6 & 7 January 2023, Ken Rosewall Arena, Sydney

  • TBD

Final: 8th January 2023, Ken Rosewall Arena in Sydney

  • TBD

What is the Prize Money (Purse)?

The winner of the Inaugural edition of the United Cup will receive a whopping price of $15 million in prize money. Moreover, 500 ranking points will also be given to winning team players.

How & Where to Buy the Tickets

Tickets are available on the tournament’s official website tickets tab. Moreover, you can also purchase on TicketMaster.com

How & Where to Watch (TV Channels)

Australia

  • Channel Nine
  • 9Now
  • Stan Sport

United Kingdom

  • Eurosport

United States

  • ESPN

India

  • Tournament’s Youtube Channel

Canada

  • TSN & RDS

Latin America & Caribbean

  • Direct TV

France, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific & Oceania

  • beIN Sports

UK, India, Brazil, Japan, Sweden, Netherlands, and Belgium

  • United Cup YouTube channel

China:

  • CCTV & IQIYI:

Moreover, Tennis fans can also catch all the live action on Tennis TV (with a subscription).

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