Wimbledon 2024: Here’s how to watch on TV, betting odds and more you should know


LONDON (AP) — Get caught up at Wimbledon with a guide that tells you everything you need to know about how to watch the grass-court Grand Slam tennis tournament, what the betting odds are, what the schedule is and more:

How to watch Wimbledon on TV

— In the U.S.: Tennis Channel, ESPN.

— Other countries are listed here.

Betting favorites for Wimbledon

Jannik Sinner of Italy reacts after winning a point against Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia during their third round match at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Friday, July 5, 2024. (AP Photo/Mosa’ab Elshamy)

Jannik Sinner, who is ranked No. 1, is listed as a slight favorite for the men’s title at +170, according to BetMGM Sportsbook, just ahead of Carlos Alcaraz, the defending champion, who is at +190. Seven-time champ Novak Djokovic — who is coming off knee surgery — is the third choice at +333. Sinner is listed as a -1600 money-line favorite against big-serving 21-year-old American Ben Shelton (+750) for their fourth-round match Sunday. After No. 1-ranked Iga Swiatek’s loss, 2022 champion Elena Rybakina moved into the favorite’s slot for the women’s championship, at +220, with No. 2 Coco Gauff next at +275.

Who plays at Wimbledon on Sunday?

No. 2 Coco Gauff will try to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time when she plays No. 19 Emma Navarro in an all-American contest that is the third match on Centre Court. It could start anywhere between 5-8 p.m. (1600-1900 GMT; noon-3 p.m. EDT). Gauff has reached at least the semifinals at the three other Grand Slam tournaments but has never been past the fourth round at Wimbledon. Defending men’s champion Carlos Alcaraz gets play started on Centre Court against No. 16 Ugo Humbert at 1:30 p.m. (1230 GMT; 8:30 a.m. EDT) which is followed by 2021 U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu against qualifier Lulu Sun. No. 1-ranked Janik Sinner faces Ben Shelton, who has won three five-setters in a row.

Emma Navarro of the United States plays a forehand return to Naomi Osaka of Japan during their match on day three at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2024. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

What happened at Wimbledon on Saturday?

No. 1 Iga Swiatek lost in three sets to Yulia Putintseva in the third round, while two-time Wimbledon finalist Ons Jabeur was eliminated by No. 21 Elina Svitolina. Seven-time men’s champion Novak Djokovic lost the first set to Alexei Popyrin but came back to win in four and reach the fourth round. Fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev beat Cam Norrie in straight sets, and No. 5 Daniil Medvedev and No. 9 Alex de Minaur also advanced, as did No. 13 Taylor Fritz and No. 15 Holger Rune. In women’s action, 2022 Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina, No. 11 Danielle Collins, No. 13 Jelena Ostapenko and unseeded Wang Xinyu won.

The Wimbledon schedule

— Sunday and Monday: Fourth Round (Women and Men)

— Tuesday and Wednesday: Quarterfinals (Women and Men)

— Thursday: Women’s Semifinals

— Friday: Men’s Semifinals

— July 13: Women’s Final

Coco Gauff of the United States plays a backhand return to Sonay Kartal of Britain during their third round match at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Friday, July 5, 2024. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

— July 14: Men’s Final

A quiz about Wimbledon

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What you need to read about tennis and Wimbledon

What to read:

— Wimbledon has started handing out participation trophies to players

— No. 1 Iga Swiatek goes from a French Open title to a third-round exit at Wimbledon

— Ben Shelton gets to Week 2 at Wimbledon 30 years after his dad did

— Andy Murray’s last Wimbledon ends when Emma Raducanu can’t play mixed doubles

— Coco Gauff will try to get Wimbledon’s quarterfinals for the first time

— Taylor Fritz beats his French opponent, then tells him to have a nice flight home

— Novak Djokovic’s knee is pain-free but his movement needs some work

— Emma Navarro’s mental notes help her beat former No. 1 Naomi Osaka at Wimbledon

— Even the best of the best in tennis get nervous before the first round of a Slam

— Naomi Osaka’s agency has signed 15-year-old Australian tennis player Cooper Kose

— Wimbledon’s qualifying rounds are the tournament before the tournament

Numbers to know about Wimbledon

21 — Consecutive matches won by Iga Swiatek until her loss in Wimbledon’s third round to Yulia Putintseva.

34 — Number of men’s matches that have gone to a fifth set, the most through three rounds at any Grand Slam tournament in the Open era, which began in 1968.

What was said at Wimbledon?

“I’ve gone far in other Slams, but I haven’t gone far here.” — Danielle Collins, a 30-year-old American who was the 2022 runner-up at the Australian Open and reached the fourth round at Wimbledon for the first time with a win Saturday.

“I’m running more sprints than everyone else when I do something wrong or show up late. I’m getting chewed out for more. If I lose a match, it’s a bigger deal than everyone else.” — Ben Shelton, on what it was like being coached by his father on the University of Florida tennis team; they’re now working together on the professional tour.