When is the US Open? Times, dates, draws, TV Channel

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The 141st edition of the US Open Tennis Championships is just around the corner.

The hardcourt tennis tournament begins on Monday, August 30, and ends on Sunday, September 12. The 2020 edition was played without fans due to COVID-19. Even as the pandemic rages on, many sports venues around the United States have returned to full capacity. That includes the US Open, which is allowing 100 percent fan capacity for the 2021 edition.

Players will compete in the Grand Slam event for a winning prize of over $3 million for both the men's and women's tournament. The runner-up will receive $1.5 million. Advancing to the Round of 32 earns a player $163,000, while players that make the Round of 64 will earn $100,000.

Here's everything you need to know about the US Open.

When is the 2021 US Open?

The 2021 US Open begins on Monday, Aug. 30, and concludes on Sunday, Sept. 12.

The first round of the main draw begins at 11 a.m. on Aug. 30. The second round begins on Wednesday, Sept. 1, while the third round begins on Friday, Sept. 3.

The quarterfinal round of the 2021 US Open begins on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. The women's semi-final will take place on Thursday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. The men's semi-final will be held at the same time the following day, Friday, Sept. 8.

The women's US Open final will take place on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. The men's US Open final will begin on Sunday, Sept. 12, at 4 p.m. as well.

ATP rankings entering the US Open

Men's ATP Ranking

Player, country (ATP world ranking as of Aug. 7)

  1. Novak Djokovic, Serbia

  2. Daniil Medvedev, Russia

  3. Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greece

  4. Rafael Nadal, Spain

  5. Alexander Zverev, Germany

  6. Dominic Thiem, Austria

  7. Andrey Rublev, Russia

  8. Matteo Berrettini, Italy

  9. Roger Federer, Switzerland 

  10. Denis Shapovalov, Canada

  11. Casper Rudd, Norway

  12. Hubert Huckacz, Poland

  13. Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain

  14. Diego Schwartzman, Argentina

  15. Jannik Cinner, Italy

  16. Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain

  17. Felix Auger-Aliassimie, Canada

  18. Alex de Minaur, Australia

  19. David Goffin, Belgium

  20. Cristian Garin, Chile

Women's ATP Ranking

Player, country (ATP world ranking as of Aug. 7)

  1. Ashleigh Barty, Australia

  2. Naomi Osaka, Japan

  3. Aryna Sabalenka, Bulgaria

  4. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic

  5. Sofia Kenin, USA

  6. Elina Svitolina, Ukraine

  7. Bianca Andreescu, Canada

  8. Iga Swiatek, Poland

  9. Garbine Muguruza, Spain

  10. Barbora Krejcikova, Czech Republic

  11. Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic

  12. Belinda Bencic, Switzerland

  13. Victoria Azarenka, Bulgaria

  14. Simona Halep, Romania

  15. Kiki Bertens, Netherlands

  16. Jennifer Brady, USA

  17. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia

  18. Maria Sakkari, Greece

  19. Elena Rybakina, Kazakhstan

  20. Ons Jabeur, Tunisia

2021 US Open Draws

US Open Men's Singles Draws:

The 2021 US Open men’s singles draws can be found here.

US Open Women's Singles Draws:

The 2021 US Open women’s singles draws can be found here.

What is the 2021 US Open tournament schedule?

-Monday, Aug. 30: Men's & Women's First Round, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

-Tuesday, Aug. 31: Men's & Women's First Round, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

-Wednesday, Sept. 1: Men's & Women's Second Round, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

-Wednesday, Sept. 1: Men's & Women's Doubles First Round, 11 a.m.

-Thursday, Sept. 2: Men's & Women's Second Round, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

-Thursday, Sept. 2: Men's & Women's Doubles First Round, 11 a.m.

-Friday, Sept. 3: Men's & Women's Third Round, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

-Friday, Sept. 3: Men's & Women's Doubles Second Round, 11 a.m.

-Saturday, Sept. 4: Men's & Women's Third Round, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

-Saturday, Sept. 4: Men's & Women's Doubles Second Round, 11 a.m.

-Sunday, Sept. 5: Men's & Women's Round of 16, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

-Sunday, Sept. 5: Men's & Women's Doubles Third Round, 11 a.m.

-Monday, Sept. 6: Men's & Women's Round of 16, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

-Monday, Sept. 6: Men's & Women's Doubles Third Round, 11 a.m.

-Tuesday, Sept. 7: Men's & Women's Quarterfinals, 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.

-Tuesday, Sept. 7: Men's  & Women's Doubles Quarterfinals, 12 p.m.

-Wednesday, Sept. 8: Men's & Women's Quarterfinals, 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.

-Wednesday, Sept. 8: Men's  & Women's Doubles Quarterfinals, 12 p.m.

-Thursday, Sept. 9: Men's & Women's Doubles Semifinals, 12 p.m.

-Thursday, Sept. 9: Women's Semifinal, 7 p.m.

-Friday, Sept 10: Men's Doubles Final or Mixed Doubles Final, 12 p.m.

-Friday, Sept. 10: Men's Semifinals, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

-Saturday, Sept. 11: Mixed Doubles Final or Men's Doubles Final, 12 p.n.

-Saturday, Sept. 11: Women's Final, 4 p.m.

-Sunday, Sept. 12: Women's Doubles Final, 1 p.m.

-Sunday, Sept. 12: Men's Final, 4 p.m.

How to watch the 2021 US Open Tournament

The 2021 US Open will be broadcast on ESPN. Streaming will also be available on ESPN.com and through the ESPN app.