Wimbledon 2012 – BBC Provide More Coverage Than Ever
So the 126th instalment of the Wimbledon Championships is underway at SW19 and once again the BBC have announced they will offer more ways to watch the action unfold than ever before.
The ever reliant Sue Barker will present daily live TV coverage from the All England Club on BBC One, BBC One HD, BBC Two and the BBC HD Channel. The BBC Sport website will also be streaming away with up to side live matches along with all the news, views and match highlights.
But the biggest innovation for 2012 is that tennis fans, for the first time ever; will now be able to watch Wimbledon on their mobile phones and tablets. There's also a new BBC Sport Mobile App for Smart TV's to link up with the BBC's interactive coverage.
The Wimbledon Championships run form Monday 25th June until Sunday 8th July with coverage starting at 11:30am (UK Time) for week 1 in order to accommodate the earlier play which takes place away from the show courts.
The BBC team hasn't changed much in recent years and once again Sue Barker will be joined by John McEnroe, Boris Becker, Tim Henman, Lindsay Davenport and Tracy Austin; ably supported by John Inverdale who'll again present the Today at Wimbledon highlights show on BBC Two at 8pm on weeknights. BBC iPlayer will also get more involved in Wimbledon this year, with 2 full matches shown daily in addition to Today at Wimbledon.
3D coverage of the Mens and Ladies Singles Finals was introduced in 2011 and will be repeated again this year on the BBC HD channel, along with a range of selected 3D coverage from major matches.
So the BBC seem to have everything in place; all they need now is for Andy Murray to boost the ratings by finally overcoming Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in a major tournament and become the first British Mens Singles Wimbledon champion since Fred Perry in 1936.
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