How to watch Kyrgios vs Djokovic Wimbledon final live and free online in Australia
Here we are at another Wimbledon men's final featuring Novak Djokovic. This time his opponent is Nick Kyrgios in his first grand slam final appearance.
Djokovic is the defending Wimbledon champion. In fact, he has won the past 3 Wimbledon men's final titles and is on a 27-match winning streak at the tournament. He is also a 6-time winner overall.
Nick Kyrgios meanwhile is not just making up the numbers as a Wimbledon men's singles final opponent to Djokovic. Kyrgios has been in good touch all tournament. Even though he was gifted a spot in the final after the withdrawal of intended semi-final opponent Rafael Nadal through injury, his form leading up has many taking notice.
With a Wimbledon men's final featuring Kyrgios and Djokovic, there are sure to be fireworks on the court.
When is the 2022 Wimbledon men's final?
The Wimbledon men's singles final featuring Kyrgios vs Djokovic is on Sunday 10 July from 11pm AEST. It takes place on centre court of the All England Club in Wimbledon.
How to watch Wimbledon men's final Kyrgios vs Djokovic live
Stan Sport in partnership with the Nine Network is the current home of the Wimbledon tennis tournament in Australia.
For the Wimbledon men's final you have 2 options to watch the game. You can either watch for free on the 9Now streaming service, watch live on Channel 9 or via subscription streaming service Stan Sport.
If you want to stream the match at no cost, you can sign up for a free account on 9Now if you don't already have one.
Coverage on 9Now and Channel 9 starts at 10:30pm AEST on Sunday. Which is good news for Aussies as there's no need to sign up to Stan Sport for Wimbledon.
Stream Kyrgios vs Djokovic on Stan Sport
Stan Sport has become the home of grand slam tennis in Australia, screening all 4 events, including Wimbledon. To get Stan Sport, it is a $10 monthly add-on to a regular Stan subscription, which ranges from $10 to $19 a month.
You only need Stan if you would like a higher quality of coverage of the Wimbledon men's final. The coverage is ad-free and the centre court action is delivered in 4K.
Kyrgios vs Djokovic Wimbledon men's final preview
Kyrgios has fought some tough 5-set battles on the way through to the final, showing resolve he hasn't displayed in the past. His most recent outing on the court though was a straight sets demolition of Cristian Garrin in the quarter-finals. He has a focus and belief that could propel him to the title.
To have Novak Djokovic in a Wimbledon men's final is no surprise. In fact, 18 out of the last 19 Wimbledon men's finals have featured the "big 3" of either Djokovic, Nadal or Roger Federer. Djokovic has won 6 titles from 7 Wimbledon finals. The number 1 seed has had an expected progression through the tournament, winning the early rounds easily, but having a few challenges as he reached the final stages.
Kyrgios' first grand slam final appearance comes after his previous best results in a major was only reaching the quarter-finals at both Wimbledon and the Australian Open. Kyrgios has fought some tough 5-set battles on the way through to the final, showing a resolve he hasn't previously displayed.
His most recent outing on the court though was a straight sets demolition of Cristian Garrin in the quarter-finals. He has a focus and belief that could propel him to the title.
Standing in his way is the juggernaut that is Djokovic. 20 grand slam titles and counting, he's one of the game's greatest. Even though Kyrgios has a new-found maturity on and off the court, it will be a big assignment to overcome the defending champion. Djokovic should take the title but it won't be as easy on paper as you'd think when the number 1 seed faces a player ranked 40 in the world.
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