watch: From midday to six p.m. Japanese time on ESPN; 7 to 11 p.m. on ESPN2; and streaming on the ESPN app. In Canada on TSN from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and streaming on TSN.ca and the TSN app.
Matches to control.
Due to the variety of matches biking by means of courts, the instances for particular person matchups are estimates and should fluctuate primarily based on when earlier play is accomplished. All instances are Japanese.
Court docket 5 | 4 p.m.
Jack Sock vs. Alexander Bublik
Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan, the thirty first seed, has by no means been previous the third spherical of the principle draw of a Grand Slam singles occasion. After a very poor hardcourt season, profitable solely two of his six matches after the Olympics within the run-up to the U.S. Open, Bublik, 24, will probably be searching for a resurgence to carry onto his career-high singles rating.
Jack Sock of the US, as soon as ranked as excessive as No. 8, has struggled along with his love for tennis in addition to accidents, falling exterior of the highest 300. Now in his first main event of the yr, Sock, 28, will look to feed off the rowdy New York crowds to achieve the third spherical of a Grand Slam event for the primary time because the 2017 Australian Open.
Arthur Ashe STADIUM | 10 p.m.
Karolina Pliskova vs. Amanda Anisimova
Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, the fourth seed, reached the ultimate at Wimbledon in July, shedding to Ashleigh Barty in three extremely entertaining units. Amanda Anisimova of the US struggled with accidents in 2020. She missed the 2019 U.S. Open after the death of her father, Konstantin Anisimov, who was also her coach, and reached the spherical of 32 finally yr’s event. Anisimova, 20, remains to be on her manner again to her finest tennis, however impressed in her loss to Pliskova, 29, at a preparatory occasion in August. Though Pliskova is the clear favourite, Anisimova’s skills ought to make this match appointment viewing.
Court docket 11 | 11 a.m.
Anett Kontaveit vs. Jil Teichmann
Anett Kontaveit of Estonia, the twenty eighth seed, reached the spherical of 16 finally yr’s U.S. Open earlier than shedding to Naomi Osaka, the eventual champion. Kontaveit, 25, had struggled all through this yr, however secured her second profession WTA title final week at Tennis within the Land in Cleveland.
Jil Teichmann of Switzerland can also be on an upswing, having reached the finals of the Cincinnati Masters in August after knocking out three seeded gamers. Teichmann, a 24-year-old ranked forty fourth, has change into an everyday thorn within the sides of seeded gamers as a result of her adaptability. This ability results in extremely variable matches as Teichmann pokes and prods at her opponent’s sport with quite a lot of highly effective and deft photographs.
Court docket 5 | 1 p.m.
Hubert Hurkacz vs. Andreas Seppi
Hubert Hurkacz of Poland, the tenth seed, has had a breakthrough yr, profitable his first Masters 1000 title in Miami after which reaching his first Grand Slam event semifinal at Wimbledon. Hurkacz’s huge serve is a boon on quicker surfaces and may simply lead him into the second week at Flushing Meadows.
Andreas Seppi of Italy, a former world No. 18, has not been previous the second spherical of a significant because the 2019 Australian Open. Seppi, a 37-year-old veteran now ranked 89th, depends much less on the ability that when made him a tricky draw on quicker surfaces; He’s now a way more tactical participant, attempting to attract his opponents towards overexerting themselves and making unforced errors.
Sleeper match of the day.
Court docket 12 | 11 a.m.
Hsieh Su-Wei vs. Sara Sorribes Tormo
Though each are unseeded, Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwain and Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain, are two of probably the most thrilling gamers on the tour. Each Sorribes Tormo, 24, and Hsieh, 35, are exceptionally inventive gamers, utilizing sudden shot mixtures to outfox their opponents. Solely Sorribes Tormo’s energy separates the 2 stylistically, permitting her to be extra aggressive and push opponents to the again edges of the courtroom.