Wimbledon 2023: dates, schedule, how to watch on TV

Wimbledon 2023: dates, schedule, how to watch on TV

Wimbledon is arguably the most post prestigious and popular tennis tournament. Its grass courts, traditions and thrilling matches captivate global audiences each year. Only several weeks after the French Open, Wimbledon is upon us, in this article we will show you how to follow all of the action from the All England club event.

When is Wimbledon 2023?

The 2023 Wimbledon Championships will take place from the 3rd of July 2023 to the 16th of July 2023.

How to watch Wimbledon 2023 for free?

Wimbledon, renowned as a major sporting event with a vast global audience, offers a range of viewing options. Both free and paid choices are available, providing flexibility to access the tournament. Whether you desire live coverage or wish to catch up on highlights and replays, Wimbledon ensures an enjoyable experience for fans worldwide.

BBC provides a free English-language option for watching Wimbledon, this is the host broadcaster of the event. To watch Wimbledon online, you'll need to create a BBC iPlayer account. If you're outside of England, you can use a VPN to bypass restrictions. You can also watch the full event for free on 9Now in Australia

Additionally, paid services such as Eurosport offer live coverage and highlights. In the United States, Wimbledon is broadcast on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2, with additional streams on ESPN+ and ESPN3. ESPN Deportes also provides select matches with Spanish-language commentary.

What is the Wimbledon schedule?

Event  Day 
Wimbledon Qualifying  Monday, June 26 
Wimbledon Qualifying  Tuesday, June 27 
Wimbledon Qualifying  Wednesday, June 28 
Wimbledon Qualifying  Thursday, June 29 
Singles First Round  Monday, July 3 
Singles First Round  Tuesday, July 4 
Second Round  Wednesday, July 5 
Second Round  Thursday, July 6 
Third Round  Friday, July 7 
Third Round  Saturday, July 8 
Fourth Round  Sunday, July 9 
Fourth Round  Monday, July 10 
Quarterfinals  Tuesday, July 11 
Quarterfinals  Wednesday, July 12 
Semifinals, Mix Doubles Final  Thursday, July 13 
Semifinals  Friday, July 14 
Finals (2pm UK time) Saturday, July 15 
Finals (2pm UK time) Sunday, July 16

Who are the Wimbledon 2023 favourites?

In the men's event it will be difficult to look past Novak Djokovic who has already won the first two slams of the 2023 season. He is arguably the favourite for the event at the All-England club.  Although Carlos Alcaraz could be the one to beat him this year after a promising Queens 2023 win. Andy Murray will no doubt be a fan favourite and gather some of largest crowds at the event. 

As for the women's draw, the tournament is more open. The world no.1 going into the event and recent French Open winner, Iga Swiatek will be looking to improve on her previous performances at the tournament, where her best result was the 3rd round. Other favourites are Elena Rybakina, the reigning Wimbledon champion who will want to defend her 2022 title, and Ons Jabeur who will be looking for to go one better this year after finishing runner up to Rybakina. 

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