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Wimbledon: Start date, how to watch, latest odds & more

Wimbledon is tennis' third Grand Slam of the year and the only one to take place on grass.

The men's singles tournament has been dominated by Novak Djokovic in recent years, with the Serb winning on seven occasions and in four of the last five editions.

2023 did, however, see something of a changing of the guard as 20-year-old Carlos Alcaraz beat the Serb to claim his first Wimbledon title and his second Grand Slam, becoming only the fifth different Wimbledon champion in the past 20 years.

Things have been a little less straightforward in the women's singles event since Serena Williams' dominance came to an end in 2016, with each of the last six tournaments won by a different player.

Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova is the defending champion after beating Ons Jabeur in the final, becoming the first unseeded player in history to win Wimbledon.

WhatWimbledon 2024
WhereAll England Club, London, England
WhenMonday 1st July - Sunday 14th July, 2024
How to watchbet365 Sports Live Streaming, BBC & Eurosport
Odds

Men’s outright: Carlos Alcaraz 6/4, Novak Djokovic 7/4, Daniil Medvedev 12/1, Jannik Sinner 14/1, Holger Rune 25/1

Women’s outright: Iga Swiatek 5/2, Aryna Sabalenka 9/2, Elena Rybakina 6/1, Ons Jabeur 10/1, Jessica Pegula 14/1, Coco Gauff 14/1, Marketa Vondrousova 14/1

When is Wimbledon?

Wimbledon is held every summer with the 2024 instalment beginning on Monday 1st July.

The UK's showpiece tennis event takes place over a two-week period with the men's final being held on Sunday 14th July, 24 hours after the women's showpiece.

Where is Wimbledon?

The Wimbledon Championships is widely regarded as the most prestigious of the four Grand Slam tournaments and takes place at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London.

It has been held there since 1877 and is played on outdoor grass courts. A retractable roof was installed on Centre Court in time for the 2012 tournament while No.1 Court had a roof added prior to the 2019 event. 

Wimbledon's many traditions include a strict all-white dress code for competitors.

Can I watch Wimbledon?

Yes, Wimbledon can be viewed live on bet365's Sports Live Streaming service.

It is also aired on the BBC and Eurosport.

How many times has Wimbledon taken place?

Wimbledon first started in 1877 and there have been 136 editions of the tournament.

Who has won Wimbledon on the most occasions?

Roger Federer became the most decorated male singles player of all-time when winning Wimbledon for an eighth time in 2017, but the Swiss maestro will stay on that number after announcing his retirement in 2022. 

Djokovic is hot on Federer's heels, having won Wimbledon seven times, including on four of the last five occasions.

William Renshaw, around in the late 19th century, also won it seven times, along with Pete Sampras, who claimed his final Wimbledon title in 2000.

Martina Navratilova is the most decorated female player in tournament history, having won nine titles between 1978 and 1990 - she has also won seven women's doubles titles and four mixed doubles crowns, taking her overall Wimbledon haul to 20.

Helen Wills Moody is an eight-time singles champion, while Dorothea Lambert Chambers, Steffi Graf and Serena Williams all have seven victories to their name.

Who are the favourites for Wimbledon?

Defending champion Carlos Alvaraz is slight favourite at 6/4 after dethroning seven-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, who is second favourite at 7/4, on centre court.

It is a big jump down to third favourite Daniil Medvedev at 12/1 after the 2021 US Open winner made it to the semi-finals in 2023, with fellow semi-finalist Jannik Sinner coming in as fourth favourite at 14/1.

After another disappointing Wimbledon which saw him exit the tournament in the second round, two-time winner and home favourite Andy Murray is rated as a 50/1 shot to return to his glory days.

Neither of the 2023 finalists make the top three on the women’s side, with defending champion Marketa Vondrousova at 14/1 and beaten finalist Ons Jabeur ranked as fourth-favourite at 10/1.

Instead, the big three of the WTA come in at single-figure prices. Iga Swiatek is the 5/2 favourite, while Aryna Sabalenka and Elena Rybakina are 9/2 and 6/1 respectively.

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