Wimbledon 2020: Where to watch classic Wimbledon tournaments

Wimbledon Championships
No new tournament this year but plenty of action is planned to keep fans entertained. (Picture: Phil Cole/Getty Images)

 

Get yourselves down to the supermarket for some strawberries and cream: Wimbledon 2020 may have been cancelled for the first time since WWII because of coronavirus, but you can still get a serving of the action.

The Beeb have got over 50 hours of programming lined up, including the replaying of memorable matches, an Andy Murray Greatest Hits weekend and a countdown of some of the tournament’s finest finals, like 1992’s battle between Goran Ivanisevic and Andre Agassi.

How can you watch past Wimbledon matches and more over the next two weeks? Prepare to love us (love…tennis…never mind), because we’ve got everything you need to know…

BBC Sport will be airing over 50 hours of Wimbledon content for two weeks, starting Monday 29 June.

Sue Barker will present a one-hour show, Wimbledon: The Best of the Championships, on BBC Two from 8pm on weekdays, being joined by Tim Henman and Boris Becker to look back on some of the highlights through the tournament’s illustrious history.

Former champions John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova are also expected to join via video link.

Djokovic
Revisit Djokovic’s triumphant win in Wimbledon 2019 (Picture: Simon Bruty/Anychance/Getty Images)

 

In addition to this, there will be a three-hour Wimbledon Rewind on BBC Two on weekdays from 1:45pm, with Clare Balding revisiting classic finals.

Other highlights include an Andy Murray Greatest Hits weekend and a documentary – One Day – which will look back on the momentous day of 14 July 2019, when the final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer was being played out at the same time as England’s cricket World Cup triumph.

  • Wimbledon Rewind, Weekdays from 1:45pm (29 June-10 July) BBC Two
  • Wimbledon: The Best of the Championships, Weekdays from 8pm (29 June-10 July) BBC Two
  • Andy Murray’s Greatest Hits, 4 July (1:15pm) & 5 July (2pm) BBC One
  • Wimbledon: The Greatest Final, 11 July (1:25pm) & 12 July (2pm) BBC
  • One Day, 12 July (7pm) BBC One

With over 125 years of history, it must have been hard to choose which finals to showcase in the weekday Wimbledon Rewinds.

Here’s which matches will be shown weekdays on BBC Two from 1:45:

  • Monday 29 June – the 2008 Wimbledon men’s singles final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal
  • Tuesday 30 June – Martina Navratilova v Chris Evert’s classic 1978 final; Venus Williams v Lindsay Davenport’s 2005 final.
  • Wednesday 1 July – Andre Agassi v Goran Ivanisevic’s 1992 final; Goran Ivanisevic v Pat Rafter’s 2001 final
  • Thursday 2 July – Boris Becker v Kevin Curran’s 1985 final; Steffi Graf v Arantxa Sanchez Vicario’s 1995 final
  • Friday 3 July – Virginia Wade v Betty Stover in the 1977 Wimbledon final; Ivan Lendl v Pat Cash in 1987’s final
  • Monday 6 July – Evonne Goolagong Cawley v Chris Evert in 1980’s classic final; Bjorn Borg v John McEnroe’s fiery final of the same year
  • Tuesday 7 July – Billie Jean King v Ann Jones’ final of 1969; the 2009 final between Roger Federer and Andy Roddick
Billie Jean King
Revisit some of Wimbledon’s most iconic moments, featuring tennis legends like Billie Jean King (Picture: Getty Images)

 

  • Wednesday 8 July – 1993’s clash between Steffi Graf and Jana Novotna; Jimmy Connors and Arthur Ashe’s 1975 final
  • Thursday 9 July – 2012’s showdown between Serena Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska; Pete Sampras v Pat Rafter in 2000
  • Friday 10 July – Ending on the most recent clashes, with 2019’s final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, and former world number ones Serena Williams and Simona Halep

If you don’t catch any of these programmes as they air across BBC One and Two, they’ll be available to watch across BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and mobile app.

On your TV, The BBC Sport App can be accessed by launching the On Demand section from the Home menu.

Or you can download it to your smartphone or tablet.

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