How to watch Tennis Channel online for free

Get tennis, racquetball, and badminton all in one place.

Feb 5, 2020, 12:50 pm*


Joseph Knoop 

Joseph Knoop


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 Thanks to Serena and Venus Williams—plus the 2018 US Open champion Naomi Osaka—the spirit of tennis is very much alive in the west. The Tennis Channel is the one-stop shop for everything in the world of racquet sports, and thankfully, you don’t need to lug around a cable box to watch. If you’re looking to cut the cable cord, here’s everything you need to know to watch a Tennis Channel live stream.

What is the Tennis Channel?

Founded in 2001, the Tennis Channel is the biggest place for anything related to tennis, racquetball, and badminton. In addition to coverage of all the major competitions and championships, the Tennis Channel features everything from in-depth interviews to reality TV programming that follows upcoming tennis stars.

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Tennis Channel live stream: How way to watch online

A Tennis Channel live stream is missing from many live TV streaming platforms, including Philo, Hulu with Live TV, FuboTV, and YouTube TV. But you still have a couple of options, and DirecTV Now comes with a free seven-day trial.

1) Sling TV

In December 2018, Sling TV, the leading live TV streaming service, added the Tennis Channel as part of its Sports Extra add-on, which costs $5 per month for Sling Orange subscribers and $10 per month for Sling Blue subscribers. (You can choose which one you want to add if you subscribe to Sling Orange + Blue, which combines the two channel packages for $45 per month.) The add-on packages are nearly identical, but the latter also includes NFL RedZone. (Here’s a complete guide to Sling TV channels.)


2) AT&T TV Now


  • Cost: $65-$135 per month 
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Samsung, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, the CW (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)

There’s a good chance that you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs. The second you sign up you’ll gain instant access to 45+ channels, including local channels and even free HBO on PLUS and MAX channel suites. Plus, it comes with CloudDVR which lets you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. One account works on two devices, but you can add more devices for only $5.


Tennis Channel live stream: Other ways to watch online

Tennis Channel Plus

Cost: $99.99 per year
Devices: Apple TV, Roku, iOS, Android, Fire TV

Tennis Channel Plus is a subscription-based service that lets you watch thousands of hours of live and on-demand Tennis Channel content. The $99.99 price tag can be daunting, but it’s a yearly payment, so ultimately you’ll save hundreds of dollars by committing at the outset. If you want to keep up to date on everything in the world of tennis and racquet sports, this is probably your best bet. You’ll get access to the ATP World Tour, WTA, Davis Cup, the Fed Cup, and more.

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Tennis Channel Plus

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*First Published: Dec 28, 2018, 6:00 am