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Some of the world’s best tennis players are putting national pride on the line this week for the 2023 Davis Cup Finals Group Stage tournament.
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Sixteen countries are taking part in the group stage, including the U.S., defending champions Canada and 2022 runners-up Australia.
DirecTV Stream Free Trial
Davis Cup action kicked off on Sept. 12 and runs through Sept. 17. Want to watch the Davis Cup for free? Your best bet is to sign up for a free trial to DirecTV Stream, which will let you livestream Davis Cup matches online through Tennis Channel without cable.
The free trial lasts for five days, and you won’t be charged if you cancel before your free period is up.
Want to watch the Davis Cup on TV or want to find a free VPN stream? Here’s what you need to know.
How to Watch Davis Cup on TV
If you want to watch Davis Cup tennis on TV, you’ll need a cable package that includes Tennis Channel. Tennis Channel is the exclusive U.S. media home of the Davis Cup Finals Group Stage, and the only way to watch the Davis Cup on TV in America.
DirecTV Cable Package
Use a cable provider like DirecTV, which includes Tennis Channel in its channel lineup for DirecTV Choice, Ultimate and Premier plans.
Davis Cup Livestream 2023: Watch the Tennis Tournament Online Free
As mentioned, the best way to livestream the Davis Cup online free is through DIRECTV Stream’s free trial. Use the free trial to stream the Davis Cup tournament on Tennis Channel free. You can watch the matches on your phone, computer or smart TV.
DIRECTV Stream Free Trial
Another way to watch the Davis Cup online is through BEIN Sports in Australia, which is offering a free live feed of the tournament. Use a VPN (virtual private network) to set your location to Australia, and livestream the group stage matches for free. We like NordVPN, which offers a 30-day free trial that you can get here.
NordVPN Free Trial
You can set your VPN to any location around the world, allowing you to watch the Davis Cup group stage on BBC in the UK, Movistar+ in Spain, RAI in Italy and Sportsnet in Canada, among other options.
2023 Davis Cup Countries, Predictions
The Davis Cup Finals Group Stage features 16 national teams playing across four European cities, with the chance to qualify for the Davis Cup Finals in November. Canada is the defending Davis Cup champion though they are missing some of their top players this year.
The U.S. has won the Davis Cup a record 32 times and is considered by many to be the favorite this year. Team USA is led by world No. 11 Frances Tiafoe, and the resurgent Tommy Paul, who made it to the fourth round of the U.S. Open this year.
Among the other Davis Cup favorites: oddsmakers like Italy and Spain, who both received wild cards to this year’s tournament. The other countries are Australia, Chile, Croatia, Czechia, Finland, France, Great Britain, South Korea, Netherlands, Serbia, Sweden and Switzerland.
Known as the “World Cup of Men’s Tennis,” the Davis Cup has been played since 1900. The countries are split into four groups with a round-robin format for this group stage. The top two teams in each group will advance to the final round of the Davis Cup — known as the “Final 8” — this November in Malaga, Spain.
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