2021-02-20 18:48:18 | What date is it and where to watch on TV


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What is it?

The men’s final of the 2021 Australian Open, which was delayed by three weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.

When is it?

It will take place on February 21, Sunday.

What time is it?

The players are expected to walk onto court shortly after 8.30am (GMT). The match will start after a five-minute warm-up.

Where is it taking place?

On the main stadium at Melbourne Park, Rod Laver Arena.

How can I watch it?

Eurosport has exclusive rights to this year’s opening grand slam, so you can watch the final on its main channel, Eurosport 1.

Alternatively, bookmark this page and return on Sunday morning for our rolling blog, with build up, game-by-game updates and reaction.

Who will be competing in the final?

Eight-time champion Novak Djokovic booked his place in a ninth final after beating surprise Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev.  

And he will play Daniil Medvedev after he blasted past Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets.

What’s the prize money for the men’s final?

The men and women’s pots are equal, but prize money has been significantly cut this year due to the pandemic.

This year’s winner will walk away with £1.5million, down 31 per cent on last year’s £2.2m cheque.

The runner-up will take home £847,000, down 23 per cent on 2020’s amount of £1.1m. 

What are the latest odds?

Djokovic to win 28/29

Medvedev to win 42/41


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Source References: The Telegraph
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