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Australian Open not on BBC red button

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The ESPN internet tv coverage is superb, but not much use to those of us in the UK!

I will be watching eurosport via skygo for free, as I piggyback access from my parents subscription.

I have subscribed to eurosport player regularly in the past.  It is not fantastic to be honest, you get frequent issues with their player crashing and buffering on occasion even with good internet speed.  However for the price you can't complain, and it usually lets you watch all the televised courts (although not always with commentary), as well as the live feeds from eurosport 1 and 2.

Tennistv.com is the best all-year round solution access to the ATP tour (also shows WTA), but the grand slams are not included and it is a bit pricey.

You can almost always find a live feed online these days, often legitimately from the betting websites, and via the many live stream sites operating in dubious territory (lshunter.tv sportmelon.tv etc.)

Plenty of coverage out there.  I find Eurosport OK for tennis.  They are not all exactly pro-Andy which can be refreshing at times, and you may have to put up with the horrifically ugly and over-tanned Annabel Croft, not to mention the often obnoxious Mats Wilander.  But on the plus side you won't have to suffer Rusedski, Castle or LLoyd...or even worse, Barry Cowan!
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Yes a break from Barry is like a day in the sun!
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I made this video for all who can't see in the UK



Just follow instructions.
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Need any help just PM me. hug
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I made this video for all who can't see in the UK


Amazing shout. Thanks so much. Do people in the US get access to all that online sport for free? If so thats quite outstanding.

Anyway to all in the UK I can confirm this works and the quality is superb. Now i just need to decide if im still going to be an arse and get up to watch Murray live or not. Hmmm.

Again, cheers craighateslife!
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Amazing shout. Thanks so much. Do people in the US get access to all that online sport for free? If so thats quite outstanding.

Anyway to all in the UK I can confirm this works and the quality is superb. Now i just need to decide if im still going to be an arse and get up to watch Murray live or not. Hmmm.

Again, cheers craighateslife!

The trial will not run out. It will keep working after a week.

Enjoy
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Amazing shout. Thanks so much. Do people in the US get access to all that online sport for free? If so thats quite outstanding.

Anyway to all in the UK I can confirm this works and the quality is superb. Now i just need to decide if im still going to be an arse and get up to watch Murray live or not. Hmmm.

Again, cheers craighateslife!

You can watch the replay in the replay section. No need to stay up.
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i know but its not the same. Smile
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i know but its not the same. Smile

ESPN covers all the Masters 1000 and most 500 so you won't need to look for streams again. clap
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Couldnt believe it when I woke up at 5 this morning put on telly thinking red button coverage, spent 20 minutes looking for an internet stream, I pay for Sky w/ sky sports £50 /month and cant even get free eurosport!!
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I pay for Sky w/ sky sports £50 /month and cant even get free eurosport!!

We get Eurosport with our sports subscription.

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The Semis and the Final are on BBC under the Red Button
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The Semis and the Final are on BBC under the Red Button

BBC Two even. This from the BBC website:
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Thursday 26/Friday 27 January

Men's semi-final
One of the two semi-finals, to be decided, 0830 GMT on Red Button/HD Channel/online


Saturday 28 January

Women's singles final
0825-1130, BBC Two/Red Button/online


Sunday 29 January

Men's singles final
0815-1200, BBC Two

 This from the BBC website, obviously written before the semi-finalists were known
source http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tennis/6102132.stm

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After missing the first two sets of Muzza's QF due to Eurotoss messing about with their start times, I think I'll record the semi on the Beeb.  I absolutely do not want to miss a moment of that one!
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BBC2 are showing todays match live on BBC2 thoughout the uk.
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