When are the 2021 WNBA Finals?

Candace Parker's Chicago Sky and Brittney Griner's Phoenix Mercury advanced to the WNBA semifinals.

The WNBA playoffs promise to be can't-miss television. 

The Seattle Storm's quest for their third title in four years ended, so there will be a new WNBA champion. In the East, the Connecticut Sun won their final 14 games of the regular season and look as scary as ever after knocking on the door the past few seasons. 

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

When are the 2021 WNBA Finals? 

The 2021 WNBA Finals begin 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 ESPN.com 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

-Game 3: Sunday, Oct. 3, 1 p.m. (ESPN)

-Game 4: Wednesday, Oct. 6, TBD (ESPN)


-Game 5: Friday, Oct. 8, TBD (ESPN2)*

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

Las Vegas Aces 96, Phoenix Mercury 90

Phoenix Mercury 117, Las Vegas Aces 91

-Game 3: Sunday, Oct. 3, 3 p.m. (ABC)

-Game 4: Wednesday, Oct. 6, TBD (ESPN)

-Game 5: Friday, Oct. 8, TBD (ESPN2)*

WNBA Finals (Best of 5)

-Game 1: Sunday, Oct. 10, 3 p.m. (ABC)

-Game 2: Wednesday, Oct. 13, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

-Game 3: Friday, Oct. 15, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)

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

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

* - if necessary