BBC Wimbledon Championship 2014 trailer

The magic of Wimbledon is back on the BBC this summer with comprehensive coverage across television, radio and digital as Andy Murray seeks to defend his title from Monday 23 June to 6 July.

Retired women’s champion Marion Bartoli and injured British number one Laura Robson join the BBC commentary team.

Jimmy Connors and Martina Navratilova will also be part of the BBC line-up.

BBC Sport’s digital coverage will be the most comprehensive ever, with up to 12 live streams across any device.


Sue Barker will lead 150 hours of live television coverage on BBC One, BBC One HD, BBC Two, BBC Two HD and the BBC Sport website.

She will be joined by a host of regulars, including Tracy Austin, Pat Cash, Lindsay Davenport, Peter Fleming, Tim Henman, Anne Keothavong, John Lloyd, John McEnroe, Sam Smith and Virginia Wade.

John Inverdale will present Today at Wimbledon each evening on BBC Two and BBC Two HD.

Clare Balding heads up Radio 5 live’s coverage daily from 12:00. Tennis correspondent Russell Fuller leads the commentary team which includes Mary Pierce, Goran Ivanisevic, Richard Krajicek, Jana Novotna and Nick Bollettieri and, new for 2014, Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

John McEnroe will take calls from listeners on his 6-love-6 programme and you can catch up with the day in summary in the 5 live In Short section.

BBC Sport’s dedicated live coverage page, available at, and through the BBC Sport apps for mobiles and tablets and on connected TVs , will combine the BBC’s full selection of live video streams, radio, rolling highlights, text commentary and live votes.

Audiences can also join the conversation with all the best comments and opinions from across social media, email and texts.

The BBC Sport website will also offer a range of features, including a column from Andy Murray, alongside all the latest news, analysis, draws, order of play, live scores and results. The site will also offer highlights, full match replays and video clips.

All the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage broadcast on BBC One and BBC Two will also be simulcast and available for catch-up on BBC iPlayer.
Special programmes

The Day We Won Wimbledon

Saturday 21 June: BBC Radio 5 live 11:00 – 12:00

Another chance to listen to the programme awarded a Radio Academy Gold for Best Sports Programme 2014. Narrated by John Hurt, The Day We Won Wimbledon looks back at Andy Murray’s Wimbledon victory, which ended the 77-year wait for a British men’s singles champion.

When Andy Won Wimbledon

Monday 23 June: BBC One 22:35-23:35

A documentary looking back at Andy Murray’s year since his Wimbledon victory, When Andy Won Wimbledon tells the story of how people experienced Murray’s historic victory against Novak Djokovic. There are recollections from Murray himself, mum Judy and girlfriend Kim Sears, plus contributions from stars such as John McEnroe, Sir Chris Hoy, Sir Michael Parkinson and singer John Newman.
Wimbledon Classics

BBC Television will show three special programmes in the build-up to this year’s Championships, including a chance to see the highlights of the memorable clash between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the 2008 final.

Digital highlights

Up to 12 live HD video streams – up from 10 in 2013 (depending on device and connection)
All the action on any device
Highlights and full-length replays of key matches on demand
Have your say through live votes

Article first published on BBC website on 3 June 2014. All Rights Reserved.

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