Wimbledon Tennis on TV
The Championships, Wimbledon, often referred to as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It is held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London over two weeks in late June and early July. Wimbledon is the only major still played on grass.
Wimbledon Tennis on TV – TV Coverage and Schedules
One of the BBC Sports most prized pieces of sport is the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.
The BBC has televised Wimbledon since 1937 and today produces over 900 hours of footage for display in 159 different countries.
BBC One and BBC Two show coverage each day. Some additional coverage will also be available via the BBC Red Button “Streams”.
At 8pm on BBC Two, Today at Wimbledon looks back at the main action and major talking points of the days play at Wimbledon.
In 2013 the BBC showed the men’s and women’s finals LIVE in 3D.
In 2013 the BBC extended its UK TV coverage of Wimbledon to 2017, in a new deal with the Wimbledon All England Club
In 2015 the BBC extended its UK TV coverage of Wimbledon to 2020, in a new deal with the Wimbledon All England Club, extending the longest running partnership in sports broadcasting history.
In 2016, the BBC extended its contract to cover Wimbledon until 2024.
The 2017 Wimbledon Championships will start on Monday July 3 2017 and will end on Sunday July 16 2017.
Wimbledon On Spanish TV
Wimbledon is shown on Spanish TV. The current rights holders to show Wimbledon tennis in Spain are Movistar+ (formally Digital+), the Spanish satellite Pay TV service. Movistar+ will broadcast live in HD all the matches from the tournament. With multiscreen technology, viewers can choose among the matches which are being played at the same time during the first week of the tournament. Sometimes, in previous years some Wimbledon tennis matches involving Spanish players such as Rafa Nadal or Javea’s own David Ferrer, are also shown live and free on a Spanish Digital TV channel.
Wimbledon On French TV
Wimbledon is shown on French TV. The current rights holders to show Wimbledon tennis in France are beIN Sports, the Pay TV service.
Wimbledon On Italian TV
Wimbledon is shown on Italian TV. The current rights holders to show Wimbledon tennis in Italy are Sky Italia, the Pay TV service.
Wimbledon On German TV
Wimbledon is shown on German TV. The current rights holders to show Wimbledon tennis in German are Sky Deutschland, the Pay TV service.
Wimbledon On Belgium TV
Wimbledon is shown on Belgium TV. The current rights holders to show Wimbledon tennis in Belgium are VRT and Eurosport, the Pay TV service.
Host broadcaster – the BBC
The BBC is the host broadcaster, as well as the UK rights holder, acting for more than 40 other international networks in what has become the largest annual broadcast operation in the world.
Contracted broadcasters for 2016
|ALMA SPORT (SARAN)||KAZAKHSTAN, KYRGYZSTAN, UZBEKISTAN, MOLDOVA|
|ARQ (NOVA/CET 21)||CZECH REPUBLIC & SLOVAKIA|
|beIN SPORTS||FRANCE, MIDDLE EAST|
|BELARUS 5||BELARUS (via SARAN GROUP)|
|C MORE||SWEDEN, FINLAND, NORWAY|
|CANAL PLUS AFRIQUE||BENIN, BURKINA FASO, BURUNDI, CAMEROON, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, CHAD, COMOROS, REPUBLIC OF CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, DJIBOUTI, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, GABON, GUINEA, IVORY COAST, MADAGASCAR, MALI, MAURITANIA, MAURITIUS, NIGER, RWANDA, SÉNÉGAL, SEYCHELLES AND TOGO.|
|DIGISPORT||ROMANIA & HUNGARY|
|ESPN SUR||SOUTH AMERICA|
|EUROSPORT||RUSSIA, UKRAINE, BALTICS, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, ESTONIA, MOLDOVA, ARMENIA|
|I.K.O (SPORT KLUB)||BOSNIA, CROATIA, MACEDONIA, MONTENEGRO, SERBIA, SLOVENIA|
|RTRS||BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA|
|SETANTA||REPUBLIC OF IRELAND|
|SKY DEUTSCHLAND||GERMANY & AUSTRIA|
|SPORT ADD||EX YUGO|
|SUPERSPORT||ALBANIA & KOSOVO|
|THE TENNIS CHANNEL||UNITED STATES|