Wimbledon 2024: What Exact Time Can You Watch the Tennis Grand Slam Live in Australia Today?

Wimbledon 2024: What Exact Time Can You Watch the Tennis Grand Slam Live in Australia Today?

The next tennis Grand Slam in the calendar is here, pals. Yes, it’s finally time for Wimbledon 2024, and we’re here to break down all the details Aussies need to know, from when does the competition start, to how you can watch games live from Australia, and at what time.

When does Wimbledon start?

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When does Wimbledon start 2024 and how to watch live. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Wimbledon 2024 marks the 137th edition of the tennis tournament. It is scheduled to take place from July 1 until July 14, 2024. The qualifying competition runs from June 24-27.

What time will Wimbledon 2024 games air in Australia?

Most game days for Wimbledon 2024 will start airing in Australia from 8:00 pm AEST. You can find a full schedule break down here.

Where is Wimbledon played?

Wimbledon 2024 will be held at the All England Club on Church Road in London, as the tournament long has been.

How can you watch Wimbledon in Australia?

Like all of the Grand Slam tennis tournaments, Wimbledon can be streamed on Stan as part of Stan Sport. 

A Stan Sport add-on costs an extra $15 on top of your regular Stan subscription, but it does have a free trial if you want to test the waters.

Last year, Channel 9 also broadcast Wimbledon live on its free-to-air channels 9Gem and 9Now; offering options for those who don’t have a streaming subscription.

What is Wimbledon?

Wimbledon is one of the four major Grand Slam tennis tournaments in the world, alongside the Australian Open, French Open and US Open.

Interestingly, Wimbledon has a few different traditions to adhere to (classic British). For starters, it’s the only tournament still played on grass, which is considered the traditional tennis court surface.

Competitors must also adhere to a strict all-white dress code, and the only advertising allowed at the court is by official sponsors.

Who is competing?

As always, competition for the top spot at Wimbledon will be fierce. Last year’s winners include Carlos Alcaraz for the men’s singles and Markéta Vondroušová for the women’s singles.

The lineup of matches at Wimbledon 2024 is still being confirmed, but we do know the names of the Australian players who have been submitted to compete this year. The list includes 11 players, nine men and two women. The male players are Alex de Minaur, Jordan Thompson, Alexei Popyrin, Chris O’Connell, Rinky Hijikata, Max Purcell, Aleksander Vukic, Adam Walton and Thanasi Kokkinakis, and the two female players accepted are Ajla Tomljanovic and Daria Saville.

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This article has been updated since its original publish date.


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