The 2019 Wimbledon Championships is scheduled to take place this year in London, United Kingdom. The Grand Slam tennis tournament is a few months away from the Wimbledon fans. The tournament is going to be held in July as well as to end in the same month too.
The 2019 Wimbledon Championships will also mark the last match of Andy Murray, who earlier declared his intention to retire from tennis because of the long battle with hip complications. Murray has represented Great Britain and is a three-time Grand Slam tournament winner, two-time Olympic champion, Davis Cup champion and winner of the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals as well as the former world No. 1.
The Men’s Singles 2018 Champion is Novak Djokovic whereas the Women’s Singles Champion is Angelique Kerber. This year, the Grand Slam tennis tournament is a bit different as this year tournament is going to feature a tie break at 12 all in the final set for the first time.
Through this article we are going to provide you with the important details of 2019 Wimbledon Championships, so let’s have a look….
2019 Wimbledon Championships: Important Dates
In this year of 2019, the Wimbledon Championships are going to commence from 1st July 2019, Monday and is going to end on 14th July 2019, Sunday. Whereas the Women’s Singles Final will take place on 13th July 2019, Saturday and the Men’s Singles Final will take place on 14th July 2019, Sunday.
The Qualifying match is going to be held from 25th June 2019, Monday to 28th June 2019, Thursday at the Bank of England Club.
2019 Wimbledon Championships: Venue
The Grand Slam tennis tournament, 2019 Wimbledon Championships is planned to take place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom.
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club are also known as the All England Club and it is a private members’ club. It is constructed at Church Road, Wimbledon, London, England. The venue is best known for the Wimbledon Championships. Since 1877, the Grand Slam has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon and is the only Grand Slam tennis event still held on grass.
2019 Wimbledon Championships: Broadcasting and Live Streaming
In the UK
Like as usual, the BBC TV Channel is going to showcase the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. For the first time ever, the BBC has broadcasted the competition in Ultra HD in last year. All through the tournament, the Live matches will air on both BBC1 and BBC2.
In order to get highlights through online, the subscribers of Eurosport and Amazon Prime can access to it, the same as last year. The fans of Wimbledon Championships can also watch the interviews and behind-the-scenes action on Wimbledon YouTube channel.
In the US
Like as usual from the past years, ESPN and ESPN2 TV Channel broadcast the event, so this year too ESPN and ESPN2 are going to showcase the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. Timings for the matches are not yet released, but if we talk about the past year, the Men’s Final was started at 2 pm GMT and 9 am in New York (ET), so the timings might be close to this.
Wimbledon Championships: 2018 Winners
Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic, Serbia
Women’s Singles: Angelique Kerber, Germany
Men’s Doubles: Mike Bryan / Jack Sock, United States
Women’s Doubles: Barbora Krejcikova / Katerina Siniakova, Czech Republic
2019 Wimbledon Championships: Possible Winners
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray are the top possible contenders to win the men’s title. On the other hand for women’s title, Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka and Karolina Pliskova are the possible contenders to win the title.
2019 Wimbledon Championships: Prize Money
Though the final figures for 2019 Wimbledon Championships are not yet disclosed but it is assumed that it might be more than the previous year’s winning prize money. The winners of the men’s and women’s singles titles won £2.25m each, last year.