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All Wimbledon Centre Court games in UHD on BBC

June 10, 2024

From July 1st, audiences can tune into comprehensive live match coverage of Wimbledon 2024 exclusively on BBC TV and BBC iPlayer, as well as listen to the latest news from the courts across BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra and BBC Sounds.

All matches from the tournament will be available on BBC iPlayer, with every Centre Court match available to watch in Ultra HD

The BBC Sport website, app and social media channels will aslo provide comprehensive coverage and behind the scenes access where tennis fans can follow the tournament via player interviews, in-play video clips, daily live text commentaries and more.

Philip Bernie, Interim Director of BBC Sport, commented: “Fans can tune into our extensive and exceptional coverage from Wimbledon this year across BBC TV, iPlayer, BBC Sounds and the BBC Sport website and app. Wimbledon is filled with wonderful heritage and always delivers incredible moments. I look forward to seeing what this year’s tournament has in store for us.”

Detailed coverage

TV and iPlayer

Presenting live from the iconic All England Lawn Tennis Club, BBC Sport’s TV coverage is led by Clare Balding and Isa Guha.

Isa Guha will welcome viewers each day at 11am on BBC Two (July 1st to July 9th) before Balding takes over mid-afternoon with play scheduled later into the evening on BBC One. Qasa Alom will present Today at Wimbledon on BBC Two and iPlayer each evening. He will be joined by special guests each night to reflect on the day’s play. Andy Stevenson will be on hand to present the wheelchair finals as the tournament draws to a close after a thrilling two weeks.

New for 2024, Australian tennis stars Nick Kyrgios and Ash Barty are joining BBC Sport to provide unique expert analysis and commentary from the oldest tennis tournament in the world.

Also joining the BBC studio to reflect on the day’s matches are grand slam winners John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King, Pat Cash and Tracy Austin alongside Tim Henman, Johanna Konta and Annabel Croft. Commentary is provided by Chris Bradnam, James Burridge, Pat Cash, Andrew Castle, Naomi Cavaday, Matt Chilton, Andrew Cotter, Annabel Croft, Katherine Downes, Jo Durie, Colin Fleming, Peter Fleming, Paul Hand, Dom Inglot, Abigail Johnson, Anne Keothavong, Robbie Koenig, David Law, Nick Lester, John Lloyd, Ronald Mcintosh, Alison Mitchell, Nick Monroe, Nick Mullins, Pete Odgers, Arvind Parmar, Louise Pleming, Simon Reed, Candy Reid, Chanda Rubin, Sam Smith, Liz Smylie, Mel South, Todd Woodbridge plus Jayant Mistry, Louise Hunt and Katie O’Brien for the Wheelchair events.

TV news teams also report across the highly anticipated tournament with Jo Currie and Joe Wilson covering the latest news every day at One, Six and Ten on BBC One, and Radio 4 at 6pm. Chetan Pathak presents live sports news for the UK and internationally on BBC News, as well as bringing UK audiences up to date with Sportsday every day.

There is also a special documentary looking back at Andy Murray’s life and career. Andy Murray: Will to Win is an in-depth exploration of his incredible journey from the small town of Dunblane to becoming a sporting legend, and is available to watch on BBC iPlayer from June 20th.

Radio and BBC Sounds  

Gigi Salmon and Clare McDonnell present live coverage on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC 5 Sports Extra and BBC Sounds.

They are joined by former Wimbledon champions Cash and Marion Bartoli, who are providing expert analysis throughout the tournament, alongside Kim Clijsters, Annabel Croft, Laura Robson, Naomi Broady, Mark Woodforde, Jeff Tarango, Leon Smith, Coco Vandeweghe, and Chanda Rubin.

Radio commentary comes from the BBC’s Tennis correspondent Russell Fuller, as well as Gigi Salmon, David Law, Naomi Cavaday, Jonathan Overend, Iain Carter, Alison Mitchell, Abigail Johnson, Sara Orchard, Katie Smith Maz Farookhi, Aaron Paul and James Gregg.

BBC Radio 5 Live’s iconic 6-Love-6 is also set to return, with McEnroe and Henman taking listeners’ calls.

On World Service English there’ll be coverage and commentary throughout the entire fortnight, in programmes including Sport Today and Sportsworld, led on-air by Delyth Lloyd.

Online and BBC Sport app

The BBC Sport website and app serves fans as the go-to destination for Wimbledon content with live in-play clips, highlights of the best matches and a selection of the quirkiest moments in a new vertical video player.

BBC Sport online also provides daily live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website and app, which showcases the best of the action from Wimbledon as well as offer reports on key matches and big moments throughout the tournament.   For those not wanting to miss the standout moments from across the tournament, BBC Sport’s social media channels carry all the best highlights, player interviews and behind the scenes footage.

A live Wimbledon Extra channel is available on BBC iPlayer, website, app and red button. Plus, every match is available to watch on iPlayer, ensuring fans can watch every single game live across the BBC and get even closer to the action.

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