Where to Watch Wimbledon 2021 Live on TV

Wimbledon Live US TVWimbledon is the oldest ever tennis competition in the planet. It is not only among the 4 Grand Slam tennis events but also considered as the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. The All England Club, Wimbledon, London based tournament started it’s journey back in 1877 and has completed 133 editions so far. People also knows this tournament as The Championships. The next edition of this competition in 2021, will begin on June 28 while the final will take place on July 11.  This article will talk about where to and how to watch Wimbledon live in United States and Canada.

Which Channels to Broadcast Wimbledon 2021 Matches Live on US TV?

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The number of TV channels which have broadcast this prestigious tournament within US territory, is not a small one at all. ABC was the first ever channel to televise (taped highlights) the finals of this competition back in 1960. Then NBC enjoyed a 43 years run of broadcasting the coverage, initially delayed (since 1969) and then live (the finals, since 1979). From 1975 to 1999, even HBO carried week day coverage of this competition.

Whatever, since the beginning of the 2012, ESPN network enjoys the lone live broadcasting right of The Championships in USA through ESPN and ESPN2. The popular sporting specialty network broadcasts every single game live on US soil in English language. ESPN2 will air the matches from 2nd round onwards while viewers can still enjoy the opening round through ESPN. However, the qualifying matches are aired through ESPN’s subscription only online streaming service ESPN+. Those matches are also available through ESPN3 via the ESPN App. Although not live, ABC also televises the finals tape delayed. Apart from these, Tennis Channel the popular tennis specialty network in US, also televises some of the matches using the world feed in primetime and overnights.

Fixture
Date Time (ET)
Round TV Network
Monday, June 28 6 am – 11:30 am, 6 am-2 pm First Round ESPN, ESPN Deportes
11:30 am – 4:30 pm First Round ESPN2
Tuesday, June 29 6 am -11:30 am, 6 am – 2 pm First Round ESPN, ESPN Deportes
11:30 am – 4:30 pm First Round ESPN2
Wednesday, June 30 6 am – 4:30 pm; 6 am – 2 pm Second Round ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Thursday, July 1 6 am- 4:30 pm, 6 am -2 pm Second Round ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Friday, July 2 6-11:30 am, 6:35-8:50 am, 10:05 am  -2 pm Third Round ESPN, ESPN Deportes
11:30 am – 4:30 pm Third Round ESPN2
Saturday, July 3 7-8 am Breakfast at Wimbledon ESPN
7:05-8:55 am Third Round ESPN Deportes
8-11:30 am Third Round ESPN
10:15 am-2 pm Third Round ESPN Deportes
11:30 am-2 pm Third Round ESPN2
2-5 pm Third Round ESPN
Sunday, July 4 3-6 pm Highlights of Week One ABC
Monday, July 5 6 am-2 pm Round of 16 ESPN Deportes
8 am-4 pm Round of 16 Centre Court ESPN
6 am-4 pm Round of 16 Court No. 1 and other Courts ESPN2
Tuesday, July 6 8 am-2:30 pm Ladies Quarterfinals, Centre Court ESPN
8 am-4 pm Ladies Quarterfinals, Court No. 1 ESPN2
8-11:30 am Ladies Quarterfinals ESPN Deportes
Wednesday, July 7 8 am-2:30 pm Men’s Quarterfinals, Centre Court ESPN
8 am-4 pm Men’s Quarterfinals, Court No. 1 ESPN2
8 am-1 pm Men’s Quarterfinals ESPN Deportes
Thursday, July 8 7-8 am Breakfast at Wimbledon ESPN
7:45-11:30 am Ladies’ Semifinals ESPN Deportes
8 am – 1 pm Ladies’ Semifinals ESPN
Friday, July 9 7-8 am Breakfast at Wimbledon ESPN
7:45 am-1 pm Men’s Semifinals ESPN Deportes
8 am-2 pm Men’s Semifinals ESPN
Saturday, July 10 8-9 am Breakfast at Wimbledon ESPN
8:45-11:30 am Ladies’ Championship ESPN Deportes
9 am-3 pm Ladies Championship ESPN
9 am-3 pm Men’s Doubles Championship ESPN
9 am-3 pm Ladies Doubles Championship ESPN
3-6 pm Ladies Championship ABC
Sunday, July 11 8-9 am Breakfast at Wimbledon ESPN
8:45 am-1 pm Men’s Championship ESPN Deportes
9 am-2:30 pm Men’s Championship ESPN
9 am-2:30 pm Mixed Doubles Championship ESPN
3-6 pm Men’s Championship ABC

Where to watch in UK?

BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Red Button and BBC iPlayer will live coverage Wimbledon in United Kingdom officially.

Chart of Wimbledon 2021 Broadcasting TV Channels in USA:

TV Channel Satellite TV Provider Cable TV Provider
ESPN DirecTV (Channel-206, 209-1 Alternate Feed, 1206 VOD); Dish Network (Channel-140; 144,145,146,147 Alternate Feeds) Most of the Cable TV Providers
ESPN2 DirecTV (209, 209-2 Alt Feed); Dish Network (143, 146 Alt Feed) Most of the Cable TV Providers
ABC DirecTV, Dish Network Most of the Cable TV Providers
Tennis Channel C-Band – H2H / 4DTV (Galaxy23- Ch 201 SD; Galaxy13- Ch 201 HD), DirecTV (Ch-217 SD/HD), Dish Network (Ch-400 SD/HD) Verizon FiOS (Ch- 592 HD, Ch-92 SD); Comcast (Ch-411 SD/HD)

Ways to Enjoy Wimbledon Live on Canadian TV:

Although not as much as from the United States, Wimbledon still attracts a good number of viewers from Canada. Canada’s number one sports specialty network, TSN holds the broadcasting right of The Championships live in English language inside the alluded country. While the network televises the games through TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4 as well as TSN5, RDS the French language version network of the very same company airs the matches live in French language through RDS and RDS2. The mentioned channels are very much popular as well as familiar to the Canadian television viewers and they can find them through most of the cable TV providers in the country. Satellite TV users can also find them through both Bell Satellite TV and Shaw Direct.

Broadcasting TV Channels Satellite TV Provider Cable TV Provider
TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4, TSN5 Shaw Direct, Bell Satellite TV Most of the Cable TV Providers in Canada
RDS Shaw Direct, Bell Satellite TV Most of the Cable TV Providers in Canada
RDS2 Cogeco, Videotron

How Can I Catch The Wimbledon Actions Live In United States?

We’ve already mentioned that ESPN’s online streaming platform ESPN+ streams the qualifying round matches live in United States. The service is home to so many tennis and soccer matches and is purchasable through monthly and yearly packages. However, it’s pretty much cheap and costs only 5.99 USD and 49.99 USD on per month and annual basis. WatchESPN or ESPN App streams all the ESPN network matches live online and doesn’t demand extra cost at all. It just asks for the cable TV subscription to ESPN and if you have it, then you get the opportunity to stream all the Wimbledon matches live through this.

Bet365.Com the popular legal online betting site also delivers the matches to it’s users. Firstly, you need to register or login and pre-funding your account with 10 USD or more. Then you can watch the games by either keeping the balance or with a settled bet less than 24 hours prior to the match you wanna stream. Let’s have a look at the chart of the online streaming sources for watching The Championships live in US with the facilities and costs of each of those sources.

Chart of Online Streaming Options in America:

Online Streaming Media or Source Available TV Channels Cost
WatchESPN or ESPN App ESPN, ESPN2 Requires Cable TV Subscription
ESPN+ 5.99 US Dollar Per Month, 49.99 US Dollar Per Year
Bet365.Com Deposition of 10 USD or More
Sling TV ESPN, ESPN2, Tennis Channel 30 USD Per Month (Add On “Sports Extra” for $10 more)
fuboTV Tennis Channel, ESPN, ESPN2 Package starts from 59.99 USD Per Month(Add On “Sports Plus” for $11 more)
AT&T TV Now ESPN, ESPN2, Tennis Channel Package starts from 59.99 USD Per Month
YouTube TV Tennis Channel, ESPN, ESPN2 64.99 USD Per Month
Hulu+ Live TV ESPN, ESPN2 54.99 USD Per Month

How to Watch Wimbledon Live Via Online Streaming in Canada?

In Canada, viewers can enjoy Wimbledon matches live through the following sources.

  • TSN GO: Viewers can catch the live coverage from TSN in English language either through TSN App or TSN Direct. TSN App requires cable TV subscription and doesn’t demand extra cost. Meanwhile, TSN Direct is a service, where you don’t need cable TV subscription but must need to purchase it. The service has daily, monthly and 6 months packages costing CAD $4.99, CAD $19.99 and CAD $99.95 respectively.
  • RDS GO: Very similar to the TSN GO, RDS also provides the games online in French language through RDS App as well as RDS Direct. Like TSN App, RDS App also asks for the cable TV subscription while RDS Direct can be purchased on daily and monthly basis where the cost is as same as the one of TSN Direct.
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