Sport fanatics are in for a real treat this summer. On top of the excitement of the World Cup in Russia, the most thrilling Grand Slam event on the tennis calendar is back. That’s right, Wimbledon is here.
Taking place from Monday 2 July until Sunday 15 July, the grass court extravaganza promises to be as competitive as ever – with the likes of Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal battling it out for Wimbledon glory.
No matter whether at home or out and about, tennis fans will be able to keep up with every single ace, tie break and match point as BBC radio serves up unparalleled coverage from the All England Tennis Club.
Here’s how you can listen along to all the action from Wimbledon 2018 on your digital radio!
BBC Radio 5 live
Eleanor Oldroyd and Tony Livesey lead the coverage on 5 live, bringing in-depth commentary from every day of The Championships – with broadcasts starting daily at midday. Listeners craving even more of a Wimbledon fix can also tune into additional coverage over on 5 live sports extra.
Expert analysis comes courtesy from a roster of former tennis champions, including Pat Cash, Kim Clijsters, Goran Ivanišević, Mats Wilander, Leon Smith, Annabel Croft and more.
Legendary three-time Wimbledon champ, John McEnroe, also returns to host 6-love-6, as he takes calls from listeners and is joined by guests for a colourful look of the tournament so far.
Click here to check out BBC Radio 5 live’s full programming schedule.
BBC World Service
The World Service Radio Sport team will bring all the action, reaction and global stories from the tournament, with presenter Lee James anchoring the daily coverage alongside Chris Dennis.
Sport Today, broadcasting at 7.30pm every day, brings the latest news from Wimbledon, and at weekends, Sportsworld will feature live commentary and player interviews.
Listen on the go
If you’re out and about during any point at Wimbledon, it’s easy to follow all the action with our Move R3 and Move T4 portable DAB+ radios! With up to 22 hours of battery life, powering through a day of exciting tennis is easy.