Wimbledon 2018 match is all set to start and the match and the game Wimbledon is touted as the special game and at perfect time the match will start, live TV streaming which will be all set to have online coverage. Andy Murray will protect his Wimbledon title in front of home crowd in London and the match is all set to take place at the All England Club. Serena Williams, the winner in 2018, will not be defending her crown as there was an issue floating regarding the birth of her child later in the year.
The third Grand Slam of the season and debatably one of the most prestigious on the calendar gets in progress at the All England Club on July 3. This is the newest and latest start in the history of the Grand Slam which played its first in 1877 and this match is also regularly featured in the tennis calendar. Andy Murray and Serena Williams are the defending champions and both of them will be joined hands in this tournament.
Wimbledon Tennis Schedule & Fixtures 2018
While Murray will take the court to defend his title, Serena will not part of this game and match. The American is out of action until 2018 because of the birth of her first child.
The tournament with various conduct and customs attached to it over the course of its 140-year history which includes, ball boys and ball girls from specific schools, all whites for players, green and purple as subject, courtesies towards HRH The Prince of Wales or Her Majesty The Queen and the not-so-official traditions of strawberry and the match will be seen as the premises.
When is Wimbledon 2018 starting?
Wimbledon 2018 begins on July 3, Monday at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. This is the latest start in the entire history of the tournament which will be in 1877. It is played in London, England. The tournament is the only Grand and massive episode of the tourney.
What time does Wimbledon 2018 start?
Play started at 11:00 AM local time or 4.30 PM IST on all courts. The coverage will start at 4 PM. There is no divided morning or evening session – unlike the Australian Open or US Open. Play continues till late in Indian time zone with London will be enjoying a plenty of daylight as the match is being organized in the summer time.
Which TV channel will do the live broadcast of the Wimbledon 2018?
Wimbledon 2017 will air on Star Sports Network – especially Star Sports Select 1 and HD in keeping with its practice of attached to the broadcaster. After 25 years, former India player Vijay Amritraj will be seen as the special guest of the match with some duties he is having alongside Alan Wilkins.
Where will the Wimbledon 2018 be broadcast online?
Wimbledon 2017 will be broadcast online on Star Sports’ digital property Hotstar. One can also follow live scores, updates, and results available on various media websites.
Details of Wimbledon 2018:
Wimbledon 2018 begins on Monday, 3rd July and it will be running for two weeks through Sunday, July 16. The grass-court tournament in London is the third Grand Slam event of this tennis season.
In the men’s draw, top-seeded Andy Murray aspires to defend his 2016 title after getting knocked out in the semi-finals round at the Roland Garros by Stan Wawrinka. Murray is seeking his third Wimbledon crown in this span of five years.
Roger Federer, the favorite to win at Wimbledon despite being just the No. 3 seed and he will also mark his returns to the court in London and will be seen giving a challenge to Murray post skipping the French Open to rest.
Murray, Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have conquered Wimbledon since 2003. The four have mutual to win the tournament every year for the past 14 years. Federer leads the way with seven of those crowns and match will take place at the All-England Club.
In the women’s draw, Angelique Kerber and Karolina Pliskova are the early favorites without 2015-16 Wimbledon champ Serena Williams. Kerber, 2016 Wimbledon runner-up, is striving to take home the crown with Williams on the tangential.
Wimbledon has been under edifice and construction now. Phase 1 of a three-year master plan is absolute and complete. The estimated $89 million project will improve the venue and add a roof for stormy weather.
Below is the full 2017 Wimbledon draw, schedule, and bracket with TV and live stream info for the tournament.
Wimbledon 2018 schedule
First round: July 3- July 4
Second round: July 5- July 6
Third round: July 7- July 8
Fourth round of 16: July 10
Women’s Quarterfinals: July 11
Men’s Quarterfinals: July 12
Semi-finals: July 13- July 14
Women’s Final: July 15, 9 a.m. ET
Wimbledon Draw: Women’s bracket, first round
Here’s the full women’s Wimbledon draw with seeds (number), Qualifiers (Q), wild cards (WC), lucky losers (LL) and protected rankings (PR).
1 A Kerber vs. Q I Falconi
K Flipkens vs. M Doi
S Rogers vs. J Boserup
O Dodin vs. 32 L Šafářová
23 K Bertens vs. S Cîrstea
M Linette vs. WC B Mattek-Sands
Y Wickmayer vs. K Bondarenko
E Alexandrova vs. 14 G Muguruza
9 A Radwańska vs. J Janković
WC K Boulter vs. C McHale
K Kučová vs. Q B Andreescu
M Puig vs. 19 T Bacsinszky
28 L Davis vs. V Lepchenko
Q P Hercog vs. A Beck
E Makarova vs. Q A Van Uytvanck
Q O Jabeur vs. 7 S Kuznetsova
3 Ka Plíšková vs. E Rodina
M Niculescu vs. PR M Rybáriková
L Tsurenko vs. J Görges
V Golubic vs. 30 S Zhang
20 D Gavrilova vs. Q P Martić
D Allertová vs. R Ozaki
X Han vs. WC Z Diyas
Q Ar Rodionova vs. 16 A Pavlyuchenkova
12 K Mladenovic vs. P Parmentier
A Riske vs. PR S Stephens
T Maria vs. Q A Potapova
M Barthel vs. 24 C Vandeweghe
29 D Kasatkina vs. S Zheng
L Arruabarrena vs. A Kontaveit
T Pironkova vs. S Errani
T Babos vs. 5 C Wozniacki
8 D Cibulková vs. A Petkovic
J Brady vs. D Kovinić
WC N Broady vs. I-C Begu
PR S Lisicki vs. 27 A Konjuh
22 B Strýcová vs. V Cepede Royg
S Sorribes Tormo vs. N Osaka
K-c Chang vs. Q Wang
E Mertens vs. 10 V Williams
13 J Ostapenko vs. A Sasnovich
Q F Abanda vs. K Nara
C Giorgi vs. A Cornet
N Hibino vs. 17 M Keys
26 M Lučić-Baroni vs. C Witthöft
Q A Sabalenka vs. I Khromacheva
F Schiavone vs. M Minella
A Barty vs. 4 E Svitolina
6 J Konta vs. S-w Hsieh
D Vekić vs. N Vikhlyantseva
K Siniaková vs. M Sakkari
Kr Plíšková vs. 31 R Vinci
21 C Garcia vs. J Čepelová
Y Duan vs. A Bogdan
M Brengle vs. R Hogenkamp
J Larsson vs. 11 P Kvitová
15 E Vesnina vs. Q A Blinkova
PR V Azarenka vs. C Bellis
M Zanevska vs. WC H Watson
Y Putintseva vs. 18 A Sevastova
25 C Suárez Navarro vs. E Bouchard
M Vondroušová vs. S Peng
B Haddad Maia vs. WC L Robson
Q M Erakovic vs. 2 S Halep