We come to the year’s biggest tournament – Wimbledon 2018. The most coveted of the four Grand Slams of Tennis, the Championships – held at the All England Tennis Club (AETC) – attract the best of the world’s tennis genius, from Roger Federer to Simona Halep, Rafael Nadal to Serena Williams. And (hopefully, injury-permitting) Andy Murray…How to see matches for free on the BBC – plus details of tickets, seedings and injuries.
How can I watch Wimbledon 2018 on TV and online?
Wimbledon 2018 live streaming right given by the BBC who are yet to announce their full broadcast plans and line-up. Sue Barker is expected to front a team presenting live matches during the day on BBC1 and BBC2, with an evening round-up – Today at Wimbledon – hosted by Clare Balding on BBC2. Large parts of the draw are also expected to be made available on the red button and via a live stream on the BBC website.
How do I get tickets to Wimbledon?
This is a tricky one. The vast majority of Wimbledon tickets for Centre Court, No.1 Court, No.2 Court and No.3 Court are distributed via a public ballot which is open from 1st September to 31st December. Prices range from £25 to £210. If you were successful in the ballot, you would have heard back before the end of February 2018. Click here for more information and details of how to get tickets to Wimbledon.
Who are the top seeds playing at Wimbledon?
The Wimbledon 2018 seedings will be revealed at the end of June. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are expected to be near the top, with Federer missing the clay court season to focus on Wimbledon. Other male seeds are likely to include Alexander Zverev, Marin Cilic and Grigor Dimitrov, as well as Novak Djokovic, whose ranking has tumbled to 22. Injury-hit Andy Murray has slipped to number 47, with Kyle Edmund expected to be Britain’s top seeded player.
Is Andy Murray playing at Wimbledon 2018?
It’s the big question. In January 2018, Andy Murray had an operation on his back so he has been out of action. The former British – and world – number one sat out the clay court season and has recently announced his withdrawal from a Wimbledon warm-up event in the Netherlands. “I am still aiming to play in the coming weeks but I want to be 100 per cent when I return,” said Murray, keeping hopes alive that he will attempt to compete at the All England Club. Click here for more information and details of Wimbledon 2018 entry list.
Another questions include Serena Williams, who pulled out of the French Open quarter-finals at the start of June with an injury to her right pectoral muscle. Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic’s injury-disrupted year continued at Roland Garros as he crashed out to unseeded Marco Cecchinato, telling a press conference afterwards that he “doesn’t know if I am going to play on grass”.
What’s the Wimbledon draw?
The Wimbledon 2018 draw is traditionally revealed several days before the tournament begins. It will appear on this page as it is announced.
Which celebrities are going to Wimbledon in 2018?
Along with the tennis, the royal box remains a focal point of the tournament. As patron of Wimbledon, the Duchess of Cambridge is expected to attend with her husband, Prince William. Celebrity regulars also include David Beckham, Bradley Cooper, Pippa Middleton and Ellie Goulding – with Beyoncé and Jay Z even showing up to sit in Serena Williams’ player’s box during the 2016 final.