When and Where to Watch US Open 2021 Draw?

Published 08/24/2021, 5:42 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 31: A general view of Arthur Ashe Stadium during the Women’s Singles third round match between Naomi Osaka of Japan and Cori Gauff of the United States on day six of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2019 in Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)


The US Open 2021 is just a week away and fans seem quite exhilarated about it. Even though Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are not playing at the tournament, fans will witness the likes of Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka, and Ashleigh Barty at the Grand Slam.

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The men’s domain look quite challenging this year. While Novak Djokovic will be chasing his Calendar Slam at the US Open 2021, he will receive some tough competition from Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev. Both the next gens are in some great form and Zverev has already denied the Serbian his Golden Slam after defeating him at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Round 2 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 26, 2021. Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his second round match against Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany REUTERS/Mike Segar

On the women’s side, Naomi Osaka will begin as the favorite and the defending champion. Even though she is not enjoying the best of her form on tour, fans are pretty much aware about her stats at the Grand Slams. However, World No.1 Ashleigh Barty and Serena Williams will pose some tough challenge to the Japanese star.

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Aug 22, 2021; Mason, OH, USA; Ashleigh Barty (AUS) returns a shot during her match against Jil Teichmann (SUI not pictured) during the Western and Southern Open final at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports

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All you need to know about the draw of the US Open 2021

The draw of the US Open 2021 will take place on August 26, 2021 at 12 noon local time. Both the men’s and women’s draw will take place on the very same day.

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Fans will be able to watch the draw live at the official Twitter handle of the US Open. In addition, it will also be live on the Instagram and Facebook page of the US Open where fans can access it live.

While Djokovic will begin as the top-seeded player in the men’s category, Barty will lead the seeds in the women’s category. Thus, it’ll be intriguing to see who emerges as the winner of the US Open 2021.

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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