Andy Murray has won the 2016 wimbledon mens title after beating Canadian Milos Raonic in the final with what was a straight set win [6-4], [7-6], [7-6]. It was his second wimbledon singles title and third overall.
Serena Williams won her record equaling 7th Wimbledon women’s title after beating Angelique Kerber in straight set win [7-5]. [6-3]. Serena Williams has 22 grand slam titles now only 2 behind Margaret Court’s 24 grand slam record.
Wimbledon 2016 starts on Monday, 27th June 2016 with the first round matches. The qualifying round will begin on 20th June while the first round draw will be made on 24th June. The schedule is confirmed for the singles event but the order of play will be announced on 26th June and changes will be made according to how the first round plays out. BBC will continue to broadcast the Wimbledon in England and will also produce the world feed set to be used by channels across the world.
It will be the 130th edition of yearly tennis major grand slam “Wimbledon Tennis Championship” will be played through 27 June to 10 July 2016 in Wimbledon, London. Men’s singles champions Novak Djokovic will start his defense of his 2015 title and what is the most eagerly awaited tennis tournament in the world. BBC sports has the exclusive rights of broadcast in the United Kingdom and they will air most of the games on free-to-air channels. Some of the International channels will be using BBC’s produced feed. ESPN will be showing Wimbledon in United States but if you want to see most of the matches in US, you can subscribe to the “tennis channel” which is a 24/7 dedicated tennis coverage.
Wimbledon 2016 Schedule:
The schedule has been announced and below you can find the tentative dates on how both men’s and women’s singles matches will be played on what date and time. The order of play for next day is usually announced just after the end of days play.
Every days play starts at around 11.30am uk time on the outer courts while the center court matches begin at 1:00 p.m uk time
|Dates||MEN & WOMEN SINGLES||START TIME (UK)|
|Mon 20-June||Qualifying||11:35 am|
|Tue 21-June||Qualifying||11:35 am|
|Wed 22-June||Qualifying||11:35 am|
|Thu 23-June||Qualifying||11:35 am|
|Fri 24-June||SINGLES DRAW (ANNOUNCED)||3:00 pm|
|Mon 27-June||Round 1||1:00 pm on center court|
|Tue 28-June||Round 1||1:00 pm on center court|
|Wed 29-June||Round 2||1:00 pm on center court|
|Thu 30-June||Round 2||1:00 pm on center court|
|Fri 01-July||Round 3||1:00 pm on center court|
|Sat 02-July||Round 3||1:00 pm on center court|
|Sun 03-July||REST DAY|
|Mon 04-July||Round 4||1:00 pm on center court|
|Tue 05-July||Women Singles Quarter-Finals||1:00 pm on center court|
|Wed 06-July||Men’s Singles Quarter-Finals||1:00 pm on center court|
|Thu 07-July||Women’s Singles Semifinals||not before 1pm|
|Friday 08-July||Men’s Singles Semifinals||not before 1pm|
|Sat 09-July||Women’s FINAL||not before 3:00 pm|
|Sun 10-July||Men’s FINAL||not before 3:00 pm|