TG4’s extensive coverage of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships begin Monday (June 23rd) with live coverage from the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London. TG4 will continue to provide live and highlights coverage on the channel each day of the Championships, giving sports fans in Ireland an opportunity to see the best tennis players in the world battle it out for the most coveted titles of all on the hallowed grass of Wimbledon.
Viewers will have the opportunity to see the entire Wimbledon fortnight with live coverage that will track the Mens’ and Ladies’ Championships from beginning to end, climaxing with live coverage of both finals on the weekend of 5th and 6th of July.
Commentators Brian Tyers and Mac Dara Mac Donncha will provide live commentary with all the action from the big matches. In addition to the live television coverage, TG4 will also provide live action on the TG4 Player on www.tg4.tv. TG4’s website will also include detailed results, the Order of Play and regular Championship updates.
British No.1 Andy Murray returns to the scene of his historic triumph twelve months ago while Marion Bartoli’s retirement means that for the first time since 1997 the women’s draw will be without the defending champion. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray are all considered the frontrunners to win the Men’s event while in the Ladies Singles competition all eyes will be on Serena Williams, Li Na and Victoria Azarenka and French Open champion Maria Sharapova.