- 23-Time Major Champ Williams to Play Strycova, #7 Halep vs. #8 Svitolina
- ·ESPN+ with all Outer Courts – Doubles, Juniors, Wheelchair and More
- ESPN3: “Wimbledon Surround” Returns for Semifinals
- Big Three Advance to Friday’s Gentlemen’s Semifinals: Federer vs. Nadal, Djokovic vs. Bautista Agut
- Breakfast at Wimbledon Each Day through Sunday
ESPN’s exclusive coverage of The Championships, Wimbledon continues on ESPN on Thursday, July 11, with Breakfast at Wimbledon at 7 a.m. ET and the Ladies’ Semifinals on ESPN at 8 a.m.:
- #7 Simona Halep vs. #8 Elina Svitolina – Halep , age 27 and the 2018 winner of the French Open, has been the #1-ranked player in the world. Svitolina, 24 and ranked as high at #3 (in 2017), has reached a Major semifinal for the first time.
- #11 Serena Williams vs. Barbora Strycova — Williams, 37, is one Major championship away from the record of 24 (Margaret Court). Seven of those came at the All England Club. Strycova, 33 and once ranked as high at #16, is playing in her first Major semifinal. She has lost all three of her matches with Williams.
ESPN+ with More Action
Beyond Centre Court, more courts are available on the ESPN App with ESPN+, including Doubles, Juniors, Wheelchair and Invitational (seniors) – beginning at 6 a.m. or 6:30 a.m. (depending on the court; No. 1 Court at 8 a.m.).
Breakfast at Wimbledon at 7 a.m.
The two semifinal matches will be preceded by Breakfast at Wimbledon at 7 a.m., hosted by Chris McKendry. The show will include:
- What’s next for Coco Gauff
- Fresh off the practice court with Serena Williams, coach Patrick Mouratoglou will be live on the set.
- A preview of the day’s two matches
- A feature on the “Big Three” of men’s tennis, their dominance, competiveness and how they push each other
- A review of the week of “Mur-rena,” the mixed doubles team of Serena and Andy Murray
- A look ahead at the Gentlemen’s Semifinals.
“Wimbledon Multicam” on ESPN3 Returns for Semifinals and Championships
ESPN3 – online and streaming live on the ESPN App – will once again add an additional feed – “Wimbledon Multicam” – for the semifinals and championships. It has three boxes – the primary TV view, plus two more, each focusing on one player.
Gentlemen’s Semifinals Friday
Friday’s Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Semifinals will begin at 8 a.m., preceded by Breakfast at Wimbledon at 7 a.m.:
- #1 Novak Djokovic vs. #23 Roberto Bautista Agut
- #2 Roger Federer vs. #3 Rafael Nadal
Media Contact: Dave Nagle ([email protected])