Watch Djokovic vs Medvedev in the ATP Cup semi-final
Serbian Novak Djokovic is facing off against Russian Daniil Medvedev in the penultimate stage of the ATP Cup.
Few people knew what to expect when the inaugural ATP Cup was announced. A men's team event representing your country was introduced to replace the traditional curtain-raising tournaments in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.
With rankings points and plenty of prize money on offer, it managed to secure most of the world's top players. And to date it has been a winner among fans.
The Nine Network, which holds the rights to the Australian Open, secured access to the ATP Cup. It will be pleased it did judging by the response to date. That has been boosted significantly by Australia's progress into the second semi-final.
Before that Serbia will take on Russia in an all-European affair. Here's how you can watch.
When is the first ATP Cup semi-final?
The Serbia vs Russia first semi-final commences at 11am AEDT at Sydney Olympic Park. It involves singles and doubles, with the first nation to two points progressing to the final.
How to stream or watch the first ATP Cup semi-final in Australia
Channel Nine and specialised tennis subscription television service Tennis TV are your options for this contest. The likes of Kayo Sports and Foxtel don't have broadcast rights for this tournament. Read on for more details.
How to stream or watch the 2020 ATP Cup on Channel 9
As shown in our guide on how to watch the 2020 ATP Cup, Channel 9 is showing the semi-finals on both its 9 and 9HD channels. The first singles match will commence at 11am AEDT with the opening singles match and will continue uninterrupted throughout the day until a winner is crowned.
How to watch the 2020 ATP Cup on Tennis TV
If you are a tennis fanatic, the official Tennis TV platform could be for you. Subscription options are $19.99/month or $149.99 for a year-long pass.
You can watch Tennis TV on Samsung Smart TVs, Apple TV (4th generation), Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku and Android TV are all compatible. You can also watch it on any Mac or PC, on your phone, iPad or Android Tablet, plus Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Who will win the first semi-final between Serbia and Russia?
Both nations possess absolute world-class talent in Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev, ranked No.2 and No.5 in the world respectively.
Russia has a decent second option for singles in rising world No.17 Karen Khachanov. Serbia's back-up meanwhile is world No.34 Dusan Lajovic, a journeyman who has been on tour since 2007.
With Djokovic and Medvedev strongly favoured to win their singles clashes if the draw keeps them apart, it will all come down to the doubles.