Break out the cream and strawberries, because Wimbledon is back. For the first time in a long while, an Aussie actually has a chance of winning the thing. Here’s how to catch all the action live in Australia.
When is Wimbledon on?
The tournament begins on July 1 and runs through July 13 for women and July 14 for the men.
When is the Wimbledon final?
The women’s singles final will commence on Saturday 13 July at 10:45pm AEST. The men’s singles final will take place at the same time on July 14.
What channel is Wimbledon on?
In Australia, the tournament will air on Channel 7 and 7TWO. However, only a handful of matches will be show on free-to-air TV.
How to stream Wimbledon in Australia
To see every match of the Wimbledon Championship in Australia, you’ll need to access to FOX Sports which you can watch through the streaming app Kayo. You can currently sign up for a free two week Kayo trial. After that, prices start at $25 per month.
Naturally, if you already subscribe to a streaming package that includes Fox Sports (Telstra TV, Foxtel Now, etc.), you’ll be able to watch Wimbledon as part of your monthly subscription.
Who is Wimbledon’s top seed?
On the women’s side, Ashleigh Barty from Australia is the top seed for this year’s tournament, followed by Naomi Osaka, winner of the US and Australian opens. For men, defending champion Novak Djokovic is the top seed, followed by eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in second place.
When did Australia last win Wimbledon?
The last Australian to win the Wimbledon singles tournament was Lleyton Hewitt all the way back in 2002.
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Wimbledon.com already has a ton of pre-conference videos up that are worth a look. They also have a spot where they’ll post scores to matches so you can follow along during the tournament.
Additional reporting by Emily Price.