How to watch a free Wimbledon live stream from anywhere: Every match covered

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    The entirety of Wimbledon 2024 can be seen for free.

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    The famous British grasscourt Grand Slam tennis tournament is now at the semifinal stage for just a few more days of world-class matchups as the finest players in the game fight for a place in the weekend’s finals. We have great news, too, we can help show you how to watch a free Wimbledon live stream for every match thanks to a comprehensive set of international viewing options.

    It’s pretty simple, really, thanks to the whole competition being broadcast on TV and online for free in the UK via the BBC. You’ll need to head online for the best coverage, as the iPlayer covers all 19 courts. If you’re not actually in the UK today, geo-blocking will stop you from watching unless you use a VPN (virtual private network). These handy apps let your devices mimic a UK location so you can carry on watching Wimbledon online for free. We’ll show you how further down this page if you don’t have one already. 

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    VPNs aren’t just for accessing global streaming options, though. They also add a layer of security to your phone, PC, laptop, and more devices by protecting your online privacy. We’d seriously recommend using them on any public WiFi network, too. But yes, we mainly use them to save a small fortune on overpriced sports streaming apps.

    Wimbledon live stream quick links:

    Not in the UK? Access FREE live stream via ExpressVPN (try it risk-free for 30 days)UK: BBC / iPlayer (FREE)USA: ESPN+ ($10.99 p/m)Major matches also covered on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2 – Sling Orange ($40 $20 pm) / Fubo (free trial)Australia: Select matches on 9Now (FREE), Full coverage on Stan Sports ($27 pm)When: July 1 -14. Daily matches start from 6 a.m. ET / 11 a.m. BST / 6 p.m. AWSTNotable upcoming matches:Thursday: Paolini vs. VekicThursday: Rybakina vs. KrejikovaFriday: Alcaraz vs. MedvedevFriday: Djokovic vs. Musetti

    How to watch a free Wimbledon live stream from anywhere 

    Free Wimbledon is very much a thing and is as simple as can be if you’re already in the UK, as the BBC is showing live footage every day across the BBC channels and the Red Button. Head online to the iPlayer, though, and you’ll find even more matches from the vast selection of courts at the All England Club. The iPlayer doesn’t feature the irritating drop in coverage you’ll get on TV as the broadcast bounces between BBC1 and BBC2 mid-match either.

    Select matches will also be shown for free in Australia on 9Now. However, it seems the app isn’t showing many games simultaneously, so you’ll inevitably miss out on some big matches. Stan Sport will cover every match, but it’s a paid service requiring Stan and its Sport add-on, which starts at AU$27 per month.

    If you want access to every match, we’d stick with the UK’s BBC options, as the VPN costs are cheaper than a new streaming subscription.

    If you’re not in the UK, you can enjoy a free Wimbledon live stream, too, if you’re using a VPN to simulate your viewing device being in the UK. Otherwise, you’ll be blocked out at the last second when you hit that play button. 

    Don’t have a VPN? There’s a fantastic offer right now on the best VPN we’ve tested and have been using for years for streaming and beefing up our online security. You can pick up Express VPN, save 49% on the usual price, and get three months for free. Better yet, if you’re not satisfied for any reason, there’s a hassle-free 30-day money-back guarantee. Yes, that is indeed plenty of time to enjoy Wimbledon for free, but given the vast amount of otherwise free streaming options that it unlocks, you might find a use for it beyond this month’s grass court action. Check out our ExpressVPN review for more details about the service. 

    How to watch Wimbledon with a VPN

    Sign up for a VPN if you don’t have one.Install it on the device you’re using to watch the tennis.Turn it on and set it to a UK location.Go to BBC iPlayer.Sign in with a UK postcode.Watch Wimbledon online.

    How to watch Wimbledon in the USA

    If you don’t already have a bunch of cable channels, the best option to watch Wimbledon for most people in the USA is ESPN+. This streaming service will carry the most simultaneous live matches and will be especially useful during the first week so you can follow your favorite players’ progress. However, the best value for money for ESPN Plus is the triple Disney Plus bundle, which also includes Hulu from $14.99 on a rolling one-month deal. 

    On TV -broadcast or online for you cordcutters- various Wimbledon matches will be shown on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and the Tennis Channels. So, if you already have those channels in your cable package, you will be covered for most of Wimbledon’s big matches, especially those later into the second week. 

    If you don’t have those channels on cable, Sling Orange does have them and is only $20 for your first month ($40 per month after that) on a one-month rolling contract. Fubo TV is also an option, although the monthly fees start at $79.99. You can start with a one-week free trial, though. 

    If you have a VPN, you can watch for free if you hop on over to the UK and enjoy their free coverage on the BBC as described above.

    Where to watch Wimbledon in the UK

    The BBC is the home of all UK TV and online broadcasts for Wimbledon 2024. Select matches will be shown on TV across the BBC and BBC2, but for the most comprehensive coverage, you’ll need to head online with the iPlayer. All 19 courts are available on the free online streaming platform, so whoever you’re following, this is the place to be.

    Where to watch Wimbledon in Australia

    There are two options in Australia to watch Wimbledon live streams. The first is a free but limited option on 9Now. This free streaming service is limited to just one free feed. Early in the tournament, expect it to favor Australian players still involved. Deeper in the tournament, if no more Australian players remain in the singles competitions, we expect they’ll try to show matches from the biggest stars. This channel is compatible with a VPN from overseas, too, and regularly gets plenty of other free sports. 

    If you want the option of seeing every game via an Australian network, then you’ll need to pick up a Stan subscription, along with a Stan Sport add-on. That’ll run you AU$27 per month, but you’re free to cancel at any time.

    As mentioned earlier in this article, the most cost-effective way to see every game is via the VPN and the free coverage on the BBC in the UK. 

    Note: The use of VPNs is illegal in certain countries, and using VPNs to access region-locked streaming content might constitute a breach of the terms of use for certain services. Insider does not endorse or condone the illegal use of VPNs.

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