One of the biggest tournaments outside of the French Open on clay, the Madrid Open is a competition to look out for. And if you want to watch the Madrid Masters live streaming or want to buy the tickets for this Madrid Open tennis tournament, you can read on here to understand how to do exactly that.
Much like some of the other Masters tournaments which are played on the tennis calendar, the Madrid Masters or the Mutua Madrid Open as it’s called for sponsorship reasons, is played on both, the ATP and WTA circuit.
Hosted on red clay, it is the only top-level competition to have been played on blue clay for a season in 2012.
The tournament kick-started from 2002, and is currently one of the very few tournaments including the Indian Wells Open and Miami Open to be played over a 12-day period instead of being played as a traditional week-long competition.
How to Watch the 2023 Madrid Open Live?
Given the profile of the tournament, it is no surprise that there is a lot of demand for Madrid Open and in this section we talk about the options to watch this competition live.
The 2023 Madrid Masters can either be streamed to your devices or on your computers or watched live on television and we have mentioned the options below. Please note these are subject to change depending on the broadcasting deal and we will look to update this list as and when that happens.
Depending on which region you are in, the Madrid Open organizers have signed up deals with local sports TV channels and websites which will broadcast a Masters event like this live.
In Australia, the broadcasting partner for the tournament is Channel Nine, after having a signed a six-year long deal till 2024. The Madrid Masters will be broadcast on Wide World of Sports, 9Gem and 9Now among the other Channel Nine channels in the country.
For the remaining Asia-Pacific and South East Asia, the TV partner is Fox Sports. For New Zealand and Oceania-Pacific, the broadcast partners are Sky and Fiji TV respectively.
In Japan, one can switch to Wowow and NHK, while in China, the Madrid Open is broadcast by CCTV, Shanghai TV and iQiyi.
For India and rest of the sub-continent, Sony Six/ESPN has the broadcasting rights, which was extended by three years starting from the 2021 edition of the Madrid Masters.
In Europe, the tournament broadcast rights lie with Eurosport. In order to be able to watch the Madrid Open live by using the Eurosport Player direct, you will need to shell out £6.99 a month or £39.99 each year.
For fans in Switzerland, they can switch to SRG channel as well to enjoy flawless Madrid Open live streaming.
In the United States, ESPN2, ESPN3 and Tennis Channel broadcast the action live from Melbourne, while in Central and Latin America, ESPN International has the rights.
In Canada, TSN is the channel to watch for Madrid Masters.
Lastly, in the Middle East and Northern Africa, one can tune to beIN Sports, while in Sub-Sahara Africa, SuperSport is the broadcast partner.
TennisTV.com is the official live streaming partner of the 2023 Madrid Masters and you can watch it live with them for a monthly fee of $14.99 (or an equivalent of that depending on where you are staying).
Other Methods to Watch Madrid Masters 2023
The Madrid Open TV options have been enumerated above, but if you are looking to watch the tournament live streamed you can do so using the options below.
Live streaming of the Madrid Masters can be watched by subscribing to TennisTV.com for the ATP matches and WTATV.com for the women’s encounters in the tournament.
Depending on which part of the world you are at, these subscriptions could cost you around $14.99/month. Further discounts might be available for annual packages which will allow you to watch the entire season of ATP season.
You can also sign up with bookmakers who offer the live streams of tennis competitions like Madrid Open.
What you would need to do is to make a small deposit of about $10 and start watching the streams live. Two such bookmakers include bet365 and Unibet which live stream ATP and WTA tournaments live.
You will also need to check if this is available in your region because these bookmakers do not have the broadcasting rights in some of the countries around the world.
Where will the Madrid Open 2023 be Played?
Originally played at the Madrid Arena in Casa de Campo, it is now hosted at the Caja Magica since the 2009 edition of this tournament.
Also called La Caja Mágica, it is a multi-purpose stadium having also hosted the Davis Cup, and also where the Real Madrid basketball team has played some of its home matches in the past. The 2013 World Men’s Handball Championship was also hosted at this venue.
Madrid Open 2023 Schedule & Dates
The 2023 edition of the tournament will be played across two weeks – 12 days in total – starting from Wednesday, April 26 and going all the way through to Sunday, May 7.
The men’s and women’s qualifying rounds will be held over the first four days, while the first round matches start off from Friday, April 28. The women’s singles final will be hosted on May 6 with the tournament drawing to a close with the men’s singles final on May 7.
Madrid Masters 2023 Prize Money
We are still awaiting more information on the prize money for the 2023 edition of the Madrid Open. While the data for the 2022 season is there with us – see below – it might not hold a candle to the amount of prize on offer in 2023 because of the tournament having expanded to its current version.
In 2022, the Madrid Open saw a total prize money of €13,151,120 – €6,575,560 for each of the two, men’s and women’s tour. Last year, the singles tournament winners took home a check of over a million euros while the runner-up grabbed €568k.
How to Buy Madrid Open 2023 Tickets?
The tickets for the 2023 edition of the Madrid Open have been released and can be bought from either the official site here or you can also visit Entradas.com, See Tickets or TomaTicket.es to get them depending on which part of the world you are at.
If you want an in-depth guide on how to buy the Madrid Open tickets for 2023 including its costs, you can visit this page.
Players Participating in the Madrid Masters 2023
We are still awaiting information on who will participate in the 2023 Madrid Open in both sections of the draw. For now though, what can be said with a certain degree of conviction is most of the top players on the ATP Rankings and the WTA Tour will be a part of the competition this season.
Men’s Singles Seeded Player List from 2022
- Novak Djokovic
- Alexander Zverev
- Rafael Nadal
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Casper Ruud
- Andrey Rublev
- Carlos Alcaraz
- Felix Auger-Aliassime
- Cameron Norrie
- Jannik Sinner
- Taylor Fritz
- Hubert Hurkacz
- Diego Schwartzman
- Denis Shapovalov
- Reilly Opelka
- Pablo Carreno Busta
- Roberto Bautista Agut
Women’s Singles Seeded Player List from 2022
- Iga Swiatek
- Paula Badosa
- Aryna Sabalenka
- Maria Sakkari
- Karolina Pliskova
- Danielle Collins
- Garbine Muguruza
- Ons Jabeur
- Emma Raducanu
- Jelena Ostapenko
- Belinda Bencic
- Jessica Pegula
- Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
- Cori Gauff
- Victoria Azarenka
- Elena Rybakina
- Leylah Fernandez
What Happened at the Previous Madrid Open?
Ons Jabeur won the women’s singles title at the 2022 Madrid Open by defeating Jessica Pegula in a hard-fought three-setter. This was despite Pegula bagelling Jabeur in the second set of the encounter.
Jabeur had gone into the tournament as the eighth seed and none of the top seven seeds in the tournament moved past the second round.
The men’s singles title was pocketed by Carlos Alcaraz who went past Alexander Zverev in the final.
In what turned out to be a one-sided match, Alcaraz routed Zverev 6-1, 6-3, following wins over Cameron Norrie, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in the previous rounds.
Previous Madrid Open Champions
Here’s a list of all the players who won the Madrid Masters.
- 2022: Carlos Alcaraz
- 2021: Alexander Zverev
- 2020: Not Held
- 2019: Novak Djokovic
- 2018: Alexander Zverev
- 2017: Rafael Nadal
- 2016: Novak Djokovic
- 2015: Andy Murray
- 2014: Rafael Nadal
- 2013: Rafael Nadal
- 2012: Roger Federer
- 2011: Novak Djokovic
- 2010: Rafael Nadal
- 2009: Roger Federer
- 2008: Andy Murray
- 2007: David Nalbadnain
- 2006: Roger Federer
- 2005: Rafael Nadal
- 2004: Marat Safin
- 2003: Juan Carlos Ferrero
- 2002: Andre Agassi
- 2022: Ons Jabeur
- 2021: Aryna Sabalenka
- 2020: Not Held
- 2019: Kiki Bertens
- 2018: Petra Kvitova
- 2017: Simona Halep
- 2016: Simona Halep
- 2015: Petra Kvitova
- 2014: Maria Sharapova
- 2013: Serena Williams
- 2012: Serena Williams
- 2011: Petra Kvitova
- 2010: Aravane Rezai
- 2009: Dinara Safina
Final Words on Watching Madrid Masters 2023 Live Streaming
As one of the premier tournaments in the world, the Madrid Open will be expanding to an even bigger competition in 2023. This ATP Masters 1000 and WTA 1000 event will now be played over a two-week period – 12 days to be precise – making this one of only five non-Grand Slam competitions to be played like that.
In the piece above, you can get options to watch the Madrid Open live and its schedule, venue, ticketing options and the player list.