· “The Greatest Day in Tennis” – Everyone Plays; 16 Men, 16 Women
· Venus, Murray & Federer on Centre Court – ESPN
· Djokovic, Nadal and Top Seed Kerber Headline ESPN2
· “Cross Court Coverage” – ESPN, ESPN2 all Day plus on ESPN App – Returns Monday-Wednesday
On Monday, July 10, Wimbledon’s “Manic Monday” – called “The Greatest Day in Tennis” as all eight Ladies’ and eight Gentlemen’s Round of 16 matches are played – ESPN and ESPN2 will once again present all the action with all day “Cross Court Coverage,” which is also available — along with all the televised courts — on ESPN3 and streaming live on the ESPN App.
With “Cross Court Coverage” the first three days of the second week, ESPN starts at 8 a.m. ET and focuses on Centre Court all day where on Monday tennis legends Venus Williams, British hero Andy Murray and Roger Federer will play. ESPN2’s action will be headlined by Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Angelique Kerber. The ATP’s “Big Four” of future Hall of Famers will be in action.
Meanwhile, fans will enjoy a “grounds pass” on ESPN2 with matches from No.1 Court and elsewhere beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 10, and at 8 a.m. on July 11 and 12, focusing on No. 1 Court with quarterfinal action.
If that’s not enough, fans can choose to watch the action from all televised courts presented from first ball to last ball each day on ESPN3 and streaming live on the ESPN App, with action available on demand afterwards, plus AELTC’s daily The Wimbledon Channel.
“Manic Monday” Notes
- The Round of 16 includes a five-time champion, three former Wimbledon finalists, 15 Major titles, nine women who have made at least one Major final, seven of the current Top 10 and 10 of the Top 16 seeds.
- 10 of the Top 16 seeds advanced to the fourth round, the most to reach the second week at Wimbledon since 2007. Last year, 8 of the Top 16 seeds advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon.
- There are 14 nations represented in the fourth round (from 39 at the start of the tournament). The United States (CoCo Vandeweghe and Venus Williams) and Croatia (Martic and Ana Konjuh) are the only countries with
- two players.
- Williams (the oldest player remaining) made her Grand Slam debut at 1997 Roland Garros, seven months before Konjuh (the youngest player remaining) was born. They meet in the fourth round.
The field includes:
- 45 Major titles (the ATP “Big Four” who are the top four seeds – Murray, Novak Djokovic, Federer and Rafael Nadal) and 39 grass court championships.
- Seven players who are past their 30th birthday; only four are 27 or younger.
- Seven of the top eight seeds and 10 of the top 13.
“Manic Monday’s” Round of 16 Matches
Centre Court – ESPN at 8 a.m.
- (10) Venus Williams (USA) vs (27) Ana Konjuh (CRO)
- (1) Andy Murray (GBR) vs Benoit Paire (FRA)
- (3) Roger Federer (SUI) vs (13) Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
Other Matches – ESPN2 at 7 a.m.
- (24) Sam Querrey (USA) vs Kevin Anderson (RSA)
- (7) Marin Cilic (CRO) vs (18) Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
- (4) Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs (16) Gilles Muller (LUX)
- (8) Dominic Thiem (AUT) vs (11) Tomas Berdych (CZE)
- (6) Milos Raonic (CAN) vs (10) Alexander Zverev (GER)
- (2) Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs Adrian Mannarino (FRA)
- Angelique Kerber (GER) vs (14) Garbine Muguruza (ESP)
- (7) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) vs (9) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
- (4) Elina Svitolina (UKR) vs (13) Jelena Ostapenko (LAT)
- Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) vs Petra Martic (CRO)
- (6) Johanna Konta (GBR) vs (21) Caroline Garcia (FRA)
- (5) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) vs (24) Coco Vandeweghe (USA)
- Victoria Azarenka (BLR) vs (2) Simona Halep (ROU)
ESPN & WIMBLEDON 2017
|Mon, July 10 –
Sun, July 16
|6:30 a.m.||All TV Courts, all day;
The Wimbledon Channel (from AELTC)
|Mon, July 10||7 a.m. – 5 p.m.||Round of 16, No.1 Court & others||ESPN2||Live|
|8 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Round of 16, Centre Court||ESPN||Live|
|Tue, July 11||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.||Ladies’ Quarterfinals,
|8 – 2 p.m.||Ladies’ Quarterfinals, No.1 Court||ESPN2||Live|
|Wed, July 12||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.||Gentlemen’s Quarterfinals, Centre Court||ESPN||Live|
|8 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Gentlemen’s Quarterfinals,
|Thur, July 13||7 – 8 a.m.||Breakfast at Wimbledon||ESPN||Live|
|8 a.m. – 1 p.m.||Ladies’ Semifinals||ESPN
|Fri, July 14||7 – 8 a.m.||Breakfast at Wimbledon||ESPN||Live|
|8 a.m. – 2 p.m.||Gentlemen’s Semifinals||ESPN
|Sat, July 15||8 a.m. – 9 a.m.||Breakfast at Wimbledon||ESPN||Live|
|9 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Ladies’ Championship
Gentlemen’s Doubles Championship
Ladies’ Doubles Championship
|3 – 6 p.m.||Ladies’ Championship||ABC||Tape|
|Sun, July 16||8 a.m. – 9 a.m.||Breakfast at Wimbledon||ESPN||Live|
|9 a.m. – 3 p.m.||Gentlemen’s Championship
Mixed Doubles Championship
|3 – 6 p.m.||Gentlemen’s Championship||ABC||Tape|