The All England Club in London is host to the most prestigious grass court tournament in the world. The 2015 Wimbledon Championships will be the 129th edition of the tournament. The event’s professional match play will begin on June 29th and run for two weeks through July 12th until an eventual champion is crowned for both men and women.
Players from over 60 countries will gather to compete in the main championship events. The singles events for men and women will be organized into two separate bracket-style draw formats that consist of 128 players. There will be 32 seeds in the gentlemen and ladies’ single events. The draw will also comprise of eight selected wild card entries and a handful of tournament qualifiers. The tournament is governed by a single-elimination process where only the winners can advance through the draw until there is eventually one crowned champion.
In 2015, Wimbledon will set a new record for the amount of prize money offered to the winners of the men and women’s events. This year’s champion in the gentlemen and ladies’ draw will each be awarded £1,880,000.
PREVIOUS CHAMPIONS & RUNNER-UPS
|2004||Roger Federer||Andy Roddick|
|2005||Roger Federer||Andy Roddick|
|2006||Roger Federer||Rafael Nadal|
|2007||Roger Federer||Rafael Nadal|
|2008||Rafael Nadal||Roger Federer|
|2009||Roger Federer||Andy Roddick|
|2010||Rafael Nadal||Tomas Berdych|
|2011||Novak Djokovic||Rafael Nadal|
|2012||Roger Federer||Andy Murray|
|2013||Andy Murray||Novak Djokovic|
|2014||Novak Djokovic||Roger Federer|
|2004||Maria Sharapova||Serena Williams|
|2005||Venus Williams||Lindsay Davenport|
|2006||Amelie Mauresmo||Justine Henin-Hardenne|
|2007||Venus Williams||Marion Bartoli|
|2008||Venus Williams||Serena Williams|
|2009||Serena Williams||Venus Williams|
|2010||Serena Williams||Vera Zvonareva|
|2011||Petra Kvitova||Maria Sharapova|
|2012||Serena Williams||Agnieszka Radwanska|
|2013||Marion Bartoli||Sabine Lisicki|
|2014||Petra Kvitova||Eugenie Bouchard|
Let’s take a look at some important dates that you should become familiar with.
- Qualifiers chance to qualify for Main Draws: June 22- June 25
- Seeds will be announced: June 24
- Gentlemen & Ladies Main Draw Ceremony: June 26
The tournament lasts for two weeks from June 29th – July 12th. Rounds 1-3 will be played in the first week, and the second week will culminate with the women’s final on Saturday (July 11) and the men’s final on Sunday (July 12). Outside courts begin at 11:30 a.m. Centre and No. 1 Court begin at 1 p.m. every day.
Here's a look at the complete schedule for the 2015 Wimbledon Championships.
|Gentlemen's Singles 1st Round||June 29-30|
|Ladies' Singles 1st Round||June 29-30|
|Gentlemen's Singles 2nd round||July 1-2|
|Ladies' Singles 2nd Round||July 1-2|
|Gentlemen's Singles 3rd round||July 3-4|
|Ladies' Singles 3rd Round||July 3-4|
|Gentlemen's Singles 4th Round||July 6|
|Ladies' Singles 4th Round||July 6|
|Ladies' Singles Quarterfinals||July 7|
|Gentlemen’s Singles Quarterfinals||July 8|
|Ladies' Singles Semifinals||July 9|
|Gentlemen’s Singles Semifinals||July 10|
|Ladies' Singles Final||July 11|
|Gentlemen’s Singles Final||July 12|
TV COVERAGE – AUSTRALIA, EUROPE, U.S.
Wimbledon will have more courts with television coverage than any other Grand Slam. In the first week, nine courts will have live television coverage moving to only seven courts in the second week. It’s estimated that approximately 2,500 broadcasters work in the Broadcast Centre at Wimbledon and below we’ve highlighted which one’s will be hosting coverage in territories of Australia, Europe, and the United States.
|BBC SPORT||United Kingdom|
|CANAL+||Sweden, Finland, Norway|
|DIGISPORT||Romania & Hungary|
|SKY DEUTSCHLAND||Germany & Austria|
|SOGECABLE (CANAL+ & CUATRO)||Spain|
|The Tennis Channel||United States|
Current Betting Odds
Men’s Odds to Win (As of July 9)
Women’s Odds to Win (As of July 9)
Odds provided by bet365
Be sure to follow this page throughout the 2015 Wimbledon Championships for match previews, best bets, and much more as we help you beat the bookie for two weeks!