Wimbledon 2023: How to watch a free tennis live stream

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Watch Wimbledon 2023 in the USA from $10 a month

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Watch Wimbledon 2023 in UK for free

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Channel 9

Providing free live Wimbledon coverage in Australia

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Delivering live coverage of every match and every track from AU$10 per month

Look at TSN

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Watch Wimbledon 2023 for CA$20 a month

Novak Djokovic and Elena Rybakina will be out to defend their titles on the hallowed grass courts of the All England Club when the world’s best players line up for two weeks of top-tier tennis at Wimbledon 2023.

The third grand slam of the year could see a changing of the guard with bright young stars such as 20-year-old world No.1 Carlos Alcaraz and Italian Jannik Sinner hoping to unseat Djokovic in the men’s tournament.

Poland’s Iga Świątek and Belarusian star Aryna Sabalenka, meanwhile, are both heavily backed to lift the Venus Rosewater Dish – the women’s tournament trophy – for the first time.

Below we will outline the best live tv streaming services to use to watch Wimbledon live wherever you are in the world.

Page pictured Elise Mertens of Belguim and Shuai Zhang of China and Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova, both of the Czech Republic, in action during the women's doubles finals at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship

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Wimbledon 2023: Where and when is it?

Wimbledon 2023 will take place between Monday 3 July and Sunday 16 July at the iconic All England Club in South West London. The game usually starts at 11:00 AM BST local time each morning (6:00 AM ET, 3:00 AM PT in the US and Canada, and 8:00 PM AEST in Australia), and continues through the afternoon and sometimes well into the evening.

A full schedule for this year’s event can be found further down.

How to watch Wimbledon 2023 online from anywhere using a VPN

If you’re unable to watch Wimbledon locally, you may need another way to watch the world’s best grass-court tennis players – that’s where using a VPN can come in handy. A VPN is also the best way to prevent your ISP from throttling your speeds on game day by encrypting your traffic, and it’s also a good idea if you’re traveling and find yourself connected to a Wi-Fi network and you will add an extra layer of privacy to your devices and logins.

With a VPN, you can virtually change your location on your phone, tablet or laptop to access the game. Most VPNs, like ours Editor’s Choice, ExpressVPNmakes it really easy to do this.

It’s legal to use a VPN to watch or stream sports in all countries where VPNs are legal, including the US, UK and Australia, as long as you have a legitimate subscription to the service you’re streaming. Make sure your VPN is set up properly to prevent leaks: Even where VPNs are legal, the streaming service can terminate the account of anyone it deems to be circumventing properly applied blackout restrictions.

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Live stream Wimbledon 2023 in USA

Linear TV coverage of Wimbledon this year will be split across ESPN (which, crucially, shows both the men’s and women’s finals), ESPN 2 and ESPN 3/ABC. But for tennis fans in the US, the best way to watch the tournament will be via ESPN Plus, with the streaming service providing the most comprehensive coverage across the tournament’s two weeks.

YouTube TV costs $73 per month and includes ESPN, ESPN 2 and ABC. Paste your zip code on it welcome page to see which affiliate local networks are available in your area. Read our YouTube TV review.

Most live TV streaming services offer a free trial or discounts during the first month and allow you to cancel at any time. All require a solid internet connection. Looking for more information? Check out ours guide to live tv streaming services.

Live stream Wimbledon 2023 in UK for free

Tennis fans in the UK will be delighted to hear that the BBC will once again be showing the entire tournament across free-to-air channels BBC One, BBC Two and Red Button.

It also means you can live stream all the action from the green area at SW19 BBC iPlayer.

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BBC iPlayer has dedicated apps available for Android and Apple mobile devices, as well as a wide range of smart TVs and streaming boxes, all you need is a valid UK TV license to stream the tournament.

Stream Wimbledon 2023 in Australia for free

Tennis fans Down Under can watch extensive live coverage of Wimbledon on free-to-air channel 9Gem. It also means you’ll be able to watch the action online via the network’s streaming service 9 Now.

For dedicated tennis fans, pay TV service City sports live streams every match on every pitch, without commercials.

Channel 9’s streaming service 9Now is free to use for viewers in Australia with dedicated apps for Android and Apple devices as well as Amazon Fire plus a wide range of smart TVs.

Stan Sport will set you back AU$10 per month (in addition to an AU$10 Stan subscription), but the streaming service currently offers a seven-day free trial.

A subscription also gives you access to UEFA football action as well as international rugby and Formula E.

Stream Wimbledon 2023 in Canada

Comprehensive live coverage of Wimbledon 2023 will be available in Canada via TSN. Cord cutters can watch via the network’s streaming service TSN Plus.

TSN Plus is a new live streaming service that boasts exclusive coverage of PGA Tour Live golf, NFL games, F1, Nascar and the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. Ideal for cord cutters, the service costs $20 per month or $200 per year.

Wimbledon 2023: Full schedule for men’s and women’s singles

  • Monday 3 July: 1st round
  • Tuesday 4th July: 1st round
  • Wednesday 5 July: 2nd round
  • Thursday 6 July: 2nd round
  • Friday, July 7: 3rd round
  • Saturday 8th July: 3rd round
  • Sunday 9 July: Round 4
  • Monday, July 10: 4th round
  • Tuesday 11 July: Quarter-finals
  • Wednesday 12 July: Quarter-finals
  • Thursday 13 July: Women’s semi-finals
  • Friday 14 July: Men’s semi-finals
  • Saturday 15 July: Women’s final
  • Sunday 16 July: Men’s final

Quick tips to stream Wimbledon 2023 using a VPN

  • With four variables at play – your ISP, browser, video streaming provider and VPN – your experience and success when streaming tennis action live can vary.
  • If you don’t see your desired location as a default option for ExpressVPN, try using “search by city or country”.
  • If you’re having trouble getting the game after turning on your VPN and setting it to the correct viewing area, there are two things you can try for a quick fix. First, log in to your streaming services subscription account and ensure that the address registered for the account is an address in the correct viewing area. If not, you may need to change the physical address registered to your account. Second, some smart TVs — like Roku — don’t have VPN apps you can install directly on the device itself. Instead, install the VPN on your router or the mobile hotspot you use (like your phone) so that any device on its Wi-Fi network will now appear in the correct display location.
  • All of the VPN providers we recommend have helpful instructions on their main page to quickly install the VPN on your router. In some cases with smart TV services, after you install a cable network’s sports app, you will be asked to confirm a numeric code or click on a link sent to your email address registered with your smart- television. This is where having a VPN on your router will also help as both devices appear to be in the right location.
  • And remember, browsers can often give away a location despite using a VPN, so make sure you’re using a privacy-first browser to log into your services. We usually recommend Brave.

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