Dates: July 3rd through 16th, 2017
Channel: ESPN, ESPN2
Live Stream: DIRECTV NOW (free 7-day trial)
Wimbledon 2017 is here at last, with the legends of tennis gathering in London for two weeks of intense action. It’s shaping up to be a thouroughly exciting event, with Men’s top seeds Andy Murray, Novak Djokovik, and Roger Federer, and Women’s top seeds Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep, and Karolina Pliskova (Serena Williams will not be competing due to her pregnancy). It’s definitely a much-watch for tennis fans, and this year, it’s possible to watch Wimbledon online!
Can you watch Wimbledon without cable TV? You sure can! It’s actually quite easy to access the Wimbledon live stream this year. The action will take place on EPSN, ESPN2 and a bit on ABC, but all of these networks can be watched without cable. Keep reading for your best Wimbledon streaming options.
Watch Wimbledon Online via DIRECTV NOW
DIRECTV NOW is a premium online streaming service that presents a very easy way to watch live TV online, and a great way to stream Wimbledon online as well. The service, priced at $35 a month, is available without a contract, and lets you stream live coverage from 60+ channels. You use it over the internet, with your favorite devices (like Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, mobile devices, etc.)
In the basic package, both ESPN and ESPN2 are included, giving you access to Wimbledon streaming. ABC is also included in select areas (this isn’t too important, as ABC only carries about 3 hours of coverage this year). Other key channels include AMC, CNN, FOX News, TBS, TNT, and much more. See our DIRECTV NOW review for the full channel list + more info.
To get the Wimbledon live stream free, sign up for DIRECTV NOW’s free 7-day trial today!
Sling TV Gives You the Wimbledon Live Stream
Sling TV is another fantastic way to watch Wimbledon online. It works over the internet, so all you need is a reliable internet connection and a compatible device to use it (Sling works on most streaming players, mobile devices and computers). Plans begin at only $20 a month, with no contract required, and Sling is very easy to use.
The basic package includes 30+ channels, including ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN3 (which broadcasts ABC coverage), so this is a complete Wimbledon 2017 streaming solution. You’ll also enjoy AMC, TBS, CNN, TNT and much more (the full channel list is in our Sling TV review). If you’re in need of a streaming device, be aware that Sling has great deals on streaming devices for new subscribers who prepay for a few months in advance.
Ready to take it for a test drive? Try Sling TV’s free 7-day trial today!
Stream Wimbledon 2017 with PlayStation Vue
PlayStation Vue is another similar service that can be used to stream Wimbledon matches online. Plans start from $30 a month, with no contract required. Both ESPN and ESPN2 are included, so the Wimbledon live stream is just around the corner. Other key channels include CNN, TNT, HGTV, and more.
Vue works on most devices, including streaming players and PlayStation consoles. You can learn more in this full PS Vue review. Or, start off with a FREE 5-day trial to watch Wimbledon online free for a few days!
What Channel is Wimbledon 2017 On?
Looking for the Wimbledon channel? Here in the US, Wimbledon streaming will air on ESPN and ESPN2, with one evening of coverage on ABC. All these networks are viewable with a streaming service like DIRECTV NOW ($35/month, free 7-day trial). You can see the full Wimbledon 2017 schedule here. If you live outside the US, check here for coverage details. You can also check our guide to watching tennis online to learn more.