Watching the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament on TV & Online

Fri Jun 26, 2020 16:44:40PM

Day 1 action from Court 18 at Wimbledon Tennis Tournament, 2016 By: Carine06

For all the options to watch the two-week long event of the Wimbledon grand slam tennis tournament on TV or to stream the event online, use this guide.

Wimbledon on TV

ESPN and its family of channels will air the entirety of the Wimbledon tennis tournament. Most of the action takes place on the main ESPN channel, with select coverage on ESPN2 and ESPN+ and some recap coverage on sister station ABC.

Broadcast Schedule
Qualifying Rounds - ESPN+
1st, 2nd, 3rd Rounds - ESPN, ESPN+ (ABC for weekly recap)
Round of 16 & Quarterfinals - ESPN and ESPN2
Semis & Finals - ESPN

TV Channels

Cable Providers (that include all needed channels)
Cable TV - Cox, Spectrum, U-Verse, Verizon Fios, Xfinity
Satellite TV - DirecTV, Dish Network
Internet TV - AT&T TV Now, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, YouTubeTV

** ESPN+ is an extra service for those already with access to ESPN through cable. Service is $5.99/month.

Streaming Options

1.) Wimbledon Official Website. This would be the first resource I would check out, for online coverage. They have a LIVE section at the top of the page, with a score feed for all matches, and a live video and live radio feed as well. Their site also gives news, player profiles, draws, schedules, and highlights. So, a very well put together one-stop shop experience.

2.) WatchESPN. As all events are airing on either ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN+, or ABC, that means you can watch the entire event from the WatchESPN app, as they are all owned by the same entity. Just keep in mind different ESPN channels will air different sets, depending upon their popularity.

3. ESPN+. Speaking of ESPN, they just launched their very own live streaming platform, which comes with a 7-day free trial, and is just $5.99/month thereafter. This option will include live Wimbledon matches, and works on multiple devices with an app download: all Apple and Android phones and tablets, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Chromecast devices.

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