New for 2013: nine-time Wimbledon singles champion Martina Navratilova and Britain’s Anne Keothavong join the team on BBC Television. 2001 Champion Goran Ivanisevic will offer his expert opinion for BBC Radio 5 live.
Sue Barker will be at the helm, once again, for BBC Television during the 127th Championships as she brings increased live coverage on BBC One, BBC One HD and BBC Two and BBC Two HD.
Programming on BBC TV will start at 11.30am* for the first eight days of the tournament (Monday to Monday) and each weekday will culminate with Today At Wimbledon as John Inverdale dissects the day’s play with key moments and highlights from 8pm, on BBC Two and BBC Two HD.
Viewers can watch the BBC’s digital Wimbledon coverage across four screens - PC, tablet, mobile and connected TV – and will be able to access an unprecedented 10 live streams during the tournament.
The 10 live streams, giving access to alternative courts, can also be accessed via the BBC Sport website. Live text commentaries, news, videos, highlights and a regular column and Q&As with British number one, Andy Murray, are also featured online. The BBC Sport app is available free for Apple and Android devices.
John McEnroe, Tim Henman, Boris Becker, Tracy Austin, Lindsay Davenport, Virginia Wade and Pat Cash are among the great sporting names that make up the BBC television commentary team. The BBC is also delighted to welcome Martina Navratilova and Anne Keothavong for 2013. Commentary comes courtesy of Andrew Castle, Andrew Cotter, John Lloyd and Barry Davies.
BBC Radio 5 live and BBC 5 live sports extra will offer over 170 hours of live coverage of Wimbledon 2013. Hosts John Inverdale (12:00-16:00) and Shelagh Fogarty (16:00-20:00) will be joined by tennis correspondent Jonathan Overend, who will provide live commentary alongside well-known tennis icons such as Nick Bollettieri, Jana Novotna, Pat Cash and Richard Krajicek. A daily podcast will also be available to download via the BBC Radio 5 live website.
Also, returning to BBC Radio 5 live for 2013 will be 6-Love-6 With John McEnroe. On Tuesday 25 June and Tuesday 2 July, listeners get the chance to speak to the four-time Wimbledon singles champion live on 5 live and get his unique perspective on the Championships.
And the BBC has gained unique access to the US Open and Olympic champion, Andy Murray, to bring a special BBC Sport documentary, Andy Murray: The Man Behind The Racquet. The British number one has allowed the BBC into his inner sanctum to witness what it takes on and off the court to compete as a global sports star. BBC One and BBC One HD on Sunday 23 June at 10.25pm.
*With the exception of Wednesday 26 June, when coverage will start on BBC One and BBC One HD at 11.00am.
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