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Where can I watch Wimbledon 2014?

The Wimbledon competition is about to hit our TV screens, in what promises to be an explosive two weeks of tennis, strawberries and cream. 

The question lingering on everyone’s lips is whether Andy Murray will retain his title, whether German upstart David Goffin will be crowned the new champion or if Rafael Nadal (pictured) will wear any correct-fitting pants this season. 

All the balls: Get all of the Wimbledon action on your TV, tablet, phone or desktop
All the balls: Get all of the Wimbledon action on your TV, tablet, phone or desktop

Live action will be broadcast simultaneously on BBC iPlayer, where you’ll also be able to catch up with any sets you’ve missed. 

As well as this, you’ll be able to watch games live on the BBC Sport website, in addition to five alternative courts available on the Red Button. 

Here’s everything you need to know about watching Wimbledon 2014 on TV and online. 

Where can I watch Wimbledon 2014 on…

Freeview and YouView

Viewers in England can tune in to BBC One on Channel 1, BBC One HD on channel 101, BBC Two on channel 2 and BBC Two HD on channel 102. 

Those watching from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales can catch the action on BBC One in SD on channel 108 and in HD on channel 101. BBC Two can be found on channel 102, with it available on channel 109. 

Two of the five alternative courts can be watched on channels 301 and 302. 

Freesat

Freesat viewers in England can get BBC One in SD at channel 101 and BBC One HD on channel 108. BBC Two can be found  in SD at channel 102 and in HD on channel 109

The alternative courts can be watched on channels 981 to 986. 

Sky

Sky TV customers in England in can get the regular SD BBC One at channel 101 and BBC One HD at channel 141. BBC Two HD is at channel 102 and on SD on channel 142.

Viewers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales can tune in to standard definition BBC One at channel 141 and BBC One HD at channel 101. BBC Two SD can be found at channel 142, with its HD counterpart at channel 102. 

The alternative courts can be watched on channels 981 to 986. 

Virgin Media

Virgin Media TV customers can get BBC One in SD at channel 101 or in HD at channel 108. BBC Two can be watched at channel 201, with its HD counterpart to be found on channel 162.

Five alternative courts can be watched on channels 991 to 996. 

Red Button – Freeview, YouView, Sky and Virgin Media

Through Red Button, you’ll be able to access up to six live feeds of matches taking places across Wimbledon’s 19 courts. Freeview and YouView viewers will only be able to switch between two channels while you’ll be able to access five on Freesat, Sky and Virgin Media plus one HD channel. 

  Freeview and YouView Freesat Sky Virgin Media
RB 1 301 981 981 991
RB 2 302 982 982 992
RB 3 / 983 983 993
RB 4 / 984 984 994
RB 5 / 985 985 995
HD / 986 986 996

Online – BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport, TVPlayer

If you’re not able to get in front of a TV for any Wimbledon 2014 matches you’ll be able to stream the action live on BBC iPlayer or on the BBC Sport site, online or through your phone or tablet. 

All the action will be simulcast and available for catch-up on BBC iPlayer. The BBC Sport website will also offer a range of features, columns and news about the tournament, including live scores, results and overall rankings. 

You’ll also be able tune into live streams and access a wealth of stats from the BBC Sport mobile apps –  for iOSAndroid and Kindle tablets

The TVPlayer website will also let you stream BBC One and BBC Two content online. You can also download apps from iTunes App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore

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