Wednesday sees the start of the Men’s and Women’s Singles Second Round, with Novak Djokovic first up on Centre Court against veteran Jarkko Nieminen. The Finn saw off crowd favorite Lleyton Hewitt in a thrilling five-setter in the first round, and denied everyone the opportunity of seeing Djoker pull out his Hewitt impression in front of the man himself. Elsewhere in the men’s tournament, Grigor Dimitrov has an early appointment against the USA’s Steve Johnson on Court No.2, while French Open Champion Stan Wawrinka faces Victor Burgos on Court No.1.
In the women’s draw, Serena Williams continues her quest for a calendar year Grand Slam against Timea Babos of Hungary, Maria Sharapova follows boyfriend Dimitrov onto Court No.2 to face The Netherlands’ Richel Hogenkamp, while local favorite Heather Watson has a date on Court No.1 with Daniela Hantuchova.
Here’s some of the highlights from Wednesday’s Order of Play:
Centre Court (from 1pm)
Novak Djokovic vs. Jarkko Nieminen
Santiago Giraldo vs. Kei Nishikori
Serena Williams vs. Timea Babos
Court No.1 (from 1pm)
Tommy Haas vs. Milos Raonic
Daniela Hantuchova vs. Heather Watson
Stan Wawrinka vs. Victor Estrella Burgos
Court No.2 (from 11:30am)
Grigor Dimitrov vs. Steve Johnson
Maria Sharapova vs. Richel Hogenkamp
Yulia Putintseva vs. Venus Williams
BBC One and BBC Two have extensive coverage of the full day’s play in the UK, starting 11:30am BST on BBC One and 1:00pm on BBC One. The BBC will be covering multiple matches via the Red Button, and will also have live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live.
In the US, ESPN has full live coverage from 7am Eastern all the way through until 4:30pm.
If you can’t get in front of a TV, here’s how to watch online and on mobile:
Watch Wimbledon Tennis Live Online
In the UK, you can watch live online coverage of Wimbledon for absolutely nothing via the BBC iPlayer site. You really should have a TV license and be in the UK to watch, though there are many, many ways to use BBC’s iPlayer service from outside the British Isles. Google it.
In the US, if you have the log-in info for a cable subscription with access to Watch ESPN, you can watch the game at WatchESPN.com. You’ll need a cable log-in and password, or the log-in and password of someone you know, to access the stream.
Watch Wimbledon Tennis Live on Mobile
Mobile users in the UK can watch all 13 days of Wimbledon live and for free via the BBC iPlayer app, which is available to download from the App Store or Google Play store. No subscription is required, though you should have a Television License to watch.
Mobile and tablet users with access to Watch ESPN can watch the game on the Watch ESPN app. As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription with access to ESPN. You can download the app for free in the App Store or Google Play store.