Wimbledon 2019: Tennis

Wimbledon 2019 Tennis has almost arrived – RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about The Championships The 133rd edition of Wimbledon is here and there’s plenty of storylines to follow this year at tennis’ oldest major.

Wimbledon 2019 Tennis Live

Novak Djokovic earned the top seed for the men’s singles tournament while reigning French Open champ Ashleigh Barty boasts the No. 1 seed on the women’s side. Eight-time Wimbledon champ Roger Federer sits right behind Djokovic with the 2-seed while Rafael Nadal rounds out the top three with the 3-seed.

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2019 Australian Open champ Naomi Osaka enters her third Wimbledon with the 2-seed, but she’s struggled in the past never advancing past the third round. Serena Williams comes in as the 11-seed looking to add to her list of 23 grand slam titles, including seven wins at the All England Club.

Below is the full 2019 Wimbledon schedule, with daily TV coverage information and order of play for every round.

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Wimbledon 2019 schedule

The 2019 Wimbledon tournament begins Monday, July 1. The tournament will take place daily over the following two weeks with an off day on Sunday, July 7. It will conclude with the women’s singles championship Saturday, July 13, and the men’s singles championship Sunday, July 14.

Below is the round-by-round breakdown of the schedule for both men and women.

Wimbledon TV channels, live coverage

The entire Wimbledon tournament can be viewed live on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+. In addition, viewers can stream the tournament online at ESPN.com and via the WatchESPN app. You can also follow the results with our live Wimbledon scoreboard.

  • The last 16 years at Wimbledon have been dominated by the same four players: Federer (8), Djokovic (4), Nadal (2), Murray (2). The last winner at Wimbledon before them was Lleyton Hewitt in 2002.
  • Each of the last eight men’s titles at Wimbledon have been won by either Novak Djokovic (4), Roger Federer (2) or Andy Murray (2).
  • Each of the last five men’s Grand Slam tournaments have been won by either Novak Djokovic (3) or Rafael Nadal (2).
  • Since Wimbledon 2004, at least one of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal has been in the semi-final of every Grand Slam (60 times).
  • No player has won consecutive titles at Wimbledon since Novak Djokovic did it in 2014 and 2015.
  • Novak Djokovic has won only one title at Wimbledon as the top ranked player: it was in 2015 when Djokovic beat Roger Federer in four sets.
  • Only Roger Federer (8), Pete Sampras (7) and Bjorn Borg (5) have won more men’s singles titles at Wimbledon in the Open Era than Novak Djokovic (4).
  • Roger Federer has won the men’s singles title at Wimbledon eight times, the most among all players in Wimbledon’s history.
  • Rafael Nadal has the opportunity to win the French Open and Wimbledon in the same year for the third time after 2008 and 2010, following his win at Roland Garros in June. Nadal was the last player to achieve a French Open – Wimbledon “double”.
  • Rafael Nadal has not won consecutive Grand Slam titles since 2010 when he won at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open.
  • Rafael Nadal has reached the semi-finals round in eight of his 10 last Grand Slam appearances.
  • Should Stan Wawrinka win Wimbledon, he would become the 9th player to complete a career Grand Slam, having already won the Australian Open (2014), Roland-Garros (2015) and US Open (2016).
  • French Open runner-up Dominic Thiem has never made it past the fourth round at Wimbledon and has been knocked-out before the third round on four of his previous five appearances.
  • Kevin Anderson has failed to make it through the fourth round of any Grand Slam tournament since he reached the title game at Wimbledon in 2018.
  • Alexander Zverev has never reached the quarter-finals in his previous four appearances at Wimbledon and only once has he made it to the fourth round at SW19.
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas will aim to reach quarter finals at Wimbledon for the first time in his career after making it to the fourth round in 2018.
  • Kyle Edmund has never made it past the third round at Wimbledon and has been knocked-out before the third round on five of his previous six appearances.
  • Roger Federer is the oldest player to win the men’s singles at Wimbledon (35 years and 342 days old in 2017). Since his win in the tournament in 2017, he has reached the semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament only twice (winner of the Australian Open 2018 and semi-final at Roland-Garros 2019).

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