June 25, 2015 — Direct TV's exclusive 2015 Wimbledon Experience will feature its popular six-screens-in-one Mix Channel and interactive app for fans who want to catch all the action during the tournament¹s early rounds June 29 through July 7. In addition to bonus coverage provided by ESPN, viewers will enjoy faster loading times in the interactive app along with more player stats. Direct TV's expanded coverage from the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club runs from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET weekdays; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET (ESPN2) and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (ESPN) on Monday, July 6; and 8 a.m. To 4 p.m. (ESPN2) and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (ESPN), Tuesday, July 7. For more information on Direct TV's expanded tennis coverage visit: http://www.directv.com/tennis.
June 24, 2015 — Wimbledon has announced the men's and women's singles seedings for the 2015 edition of the Championships at the All England Club. For the 4th year in a row, Novak Djokovic will take the top spot, followed by Roger Federer (No. 2), Andy Murray (No. 3) and Stan Wawrinka (No. 4). Two-time champion Rafael Nadal has dropped to No. 10, his lowest seeding in 9 years. Serena Williams, 5-time champion, will be seeded No. 1, followed by defending champion and 2-time titlest, Petra Kvitova. Simona Halep and Maria Sharapova round out the top four. Main draw competition begins Monday, June 29.
For complete lists of seedings, please click on this link: http://bit.ly/1LB0ItQ
The Championships Wimbledon begin next Monday, June 29. So dust off your dimpled grass-court shoes and set your calendars now to enjoy all you can from the All England Club.
Can Serena Williams pull off her 21st Grand Slam title? Will Roger Federer claim yet another grass-court crown? Get the answer to all these questions and more by tuning in to Tennis Channel starting June 29 at 4:30 p.m. ET for Wimbledon Primetime and begin your grass court journey during one of the most historied tournaments in the game.
Wimbledon Primetime will bring you the best from the two-week event, with a nightly recap of the day’s action that offers viewers news, expert analysis and encore matches straight from the hallowed grass courts of Wimbledon.
Special Edition Court Reports
Similar to last year, Tennis Channel is airing six special five-minute Court Reports in preparation for the start of Wimbledon.
Tune in starting at 8 p.m. ET on June 22 to get the scoop on the biggest and baddest grass court tournament of the year.
Tennis Channel commentator and Sports Illusrated executive editor and senior writer Jon Wertheim is responsible for "Unstrung," a series of special reports during Grand Slams that take a unique look at what is happening during the tournaments. Expect intelligently crafted stories and witty banter to inundate your sight and sound.
Don't forget to check out other on-demand video available on Tennis Channel's website during Wimbledon.
Tennis Channel: Everywhere
Tennis Channel is now available on Roku and Apple TV! Roku and Apple TV users who subscribe to Tennis Channel via their cable, satellite or telco providers will have TV Everywhere access to the network's linear feed though the platform.
Additonally, viewers with Tennis Channel Plus, the network's digital subscription service, can access more than 600 other live matches from more than 40 tournaments around the world - including the French Open - as well as thousands of hours of on-demand programming.
Live streaming for the Tennis Channel Everywhere app is now available on AT&T U-verse, Cox Communications, DISH Network, DIRECTV, VERIZON FIOS and NCTC Partners. More providers still to come.
Racquet Bracket: Wimbledon
Enter your winning picks from the Wimbledon draw starting June 26. Once the draw is announced, you pick and choose which player will win in each round. The contestants who have the most accurate bracket will win a prize package from Wilson. The total prize money up for grabs is $1,000. Stay tuned to Tennis Channel and visit our website for more information on prize package breakdown and how to sign up.