Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal Italian Open 2021 Finals: Live Stream, TV Channel, How and When to Watch It

Published 05/16/2021, 4:57 AM EDT
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 10: Rafael Nadal of Spain (L) and Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a forehand react after watching a video replay while on the sidelines during the Tie Break Tens ahead of the 2018 Australian Open at Margaret Court Arena on January 10, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)


Clay court’s most dominant player Rafael Nadal will take on World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final of the Italian Open 2021 in Rome today. Their fierce battles in the past have gone down in history and today, their 57th match against each other, will be no different.

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Italian Open 2021 Live Stream and TV Channel:

Nadal and Djokovic are set to face each other for the ninth time in Rome today. Fans from across the world have different platforms to catch the action live from the Italian capital.

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Viewers from the USA will be able to watch this exciting duel on Tennis Channel. In the United Kingdom, fans will be able to view the action on Amazon Prime Video. Moving on to Italy, avid tennis fans can get watch the match on Sky Italia.

Further towards the eastern side of Europe, in Germany, the match will be viewed on Sky Deutschland.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia shakes hands with Rafael Nadal of Spain after winning the match point during their final singles match daring day 10 of the ATP Cup at Ken Rosewall Arena in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Andy Cheung/Getty Images)

In the majority of the European countries, the match will be telecasted on Eurosport. However, in Spain, the match can be seen on Telefonica (Movistar), Siccative (TVE). In France too, besides Eurosport, the match will be shown on Canal+.

Moving towards the Asia Pacific region, in Australia and Singapore, the match can be seen on beIN Sports. In China, CCTV, Iqiyi, and SMG will do the honors will the viewership. In India, the match can be seen on the YouTube channel of Tennis TV or on tennis TV itself.

Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic Italian Open Finals – Date, Time, and Venue

The match between the Spanish legend and the Serbian machine is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Played at the Foro Italico, a sports complex in Italy that has been conducting the tournament since 1930, the match will begin at 5 PM local time. This translated into 3 PM GMT, 11 AM EST, and 8:30 PM IST.

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Djokovic vs Nadal is a rivalry like no other!@DjokerNole @RafaelNadal #IBI21 pic.twitter.com/JNAv1KYdGF

— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) May 15, 2021

The nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and five-time champion, Novak Djokovic never fail to thrill fans when they step on the court. The Italian Open 2021 final is around the corner and both players will look to win the match to enter the French Open high on confidence.

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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