When are the 2021 WNBA Finals?


The WNBA Finals matchup is set.

The No. 5-seeded Phoenix Mercury took down the No. 2-seeded Las Vegas Aces in Game 5 of the semifinal round on Friday night to advance to the WNBA Finals. Now, Diana Taurasi and Co. will battle Candace Parker and the No. 6-seeded Chicago Sky for the championship.

Here is everything you need to know about the 2021 WNBA Finals. 

When are the 2021 WNBA Finals? 

The 2021 WNBA Finals began on Oct. 10. The last possible Finals game will be played on Oct. 19. 

How to watch the WNBA Finals?

All 19 WNBA playoff games will be broadcast on either ESPN or ESPN2, including the WNBA Finals. You can stream every game at or the ESPN app.

2021 WNBA Playoffs Schedule:

First Round (Single Elimination)

Chicago Sky 81, Dallas Wings 64

Phoenix Mercury 83, New York Liberty 82

Second Round (Single Elimination)

Phoenix Mercury 85, Seattle Storm 80 (OT)

Chicago Sky 89, Minnesota Lynx 76

Semifinals (Best of 5)

No. 1 Connecticut Sun vs. No. 6 Chicago Sky

Chicago Sky 101, Connecticut Sun 95 (2OT)

Connecticut Sun 79, Chicago Sky 68

Chicago Sky 86, Connecticut sun 83

Chicago Sky 79, Connecticut Sun 69

No. 2 Las Vegas Aces vs. No. 5 Phoenix

Las Vegas Aces 96, Phoenix Mercury 90

Phoenix Mercury 117, Las Vegas Aces 91

Phoenix Mercury 87, Las Vegas Aces 60

Las Vegas Aces 93, Phoenix Mercury 76

Phoenix Mercury 87, Las Vegas Aces 84

WNBA Finals (Best of 5)


No. 5 Phoenix Mercury vs. No. 6 Chicago Sky

Chicago Sky 91, Phoenix Mercury 77

Phoenix Mercury 91, Chicago Sky 86 (OT)

Chicago Sky 86, Phoenix Mercury 50

-Game 4: Sunday, Oct. 17, 3 p.m. (ESPN)

-Game 5: Tuesday, Oct. 19, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)*

* - if necessary