What Matches Should You Watch in the 1st Round of Men’s and Women’s Singles at the US Open Tennis?

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After a thrilling 2023 Wimbledon tournament, tennis fans are thrilled to see that the US Open is soon going to be getting underway.

Taking place at Flushing Meadows in New York, most of the attention is going to be on young Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz. He came out on top at Wimbledon for the first time ever and he is world number one.

He is also the defending champion of the US Open after he beat Casper Rudd in the final in 2022.

No. 2 seed Aryna Sabalenka will be a scary opponent for anyone to face in the women’s US Open as she has reached the semifinals in New York two consecutive years.

What time is every important match at the US Open Men’s & Women’s Singles 1st Round?

The schedule for the 2023 US Open is as follows:

  • First round: August 28-29
  • Second round: August 30-31
  • Third round: Sept. 1-2
  • Fourth round: Sept. 3-4
  • Quarterfinals: Sept. 5-6
  • Women’s singles semifinals: Sept. 7
  • Men’s singles semifinals: Sept. 8
  • Women’s singles final: Sept. 9
  • Men’s singles final: Sept. 10

Three of the biggest first round ties for the men’s are Carlos Alcaraz vs. Dominik Koepfer on Wednesady, August 30 at 02:15 CEST, Novak Djokovic vs. Alexandre Muller on Tuesday, August 28 at 02:15 CEST and Daniil Medvedev vs. Attila Balazs on Wednesday, August 29 at 00:00 CEST.

In the women’s games, the biggest first round ties are No. 1 Iga Switek vs. Rebecca Peterson on Monday, August 28 at 18:00, Aryna Sabalenka vs. Maryna Zanevska and Jessica Pegula vs. Camila Giorgi on Tuesday August 29 at 20:00.

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