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Wimbledon 2023 Live Streaming: Where to watch online, OTT? Schedule, Top Picks & Prize Money.

Wimbledon 2023: It will be the 135th edition of the series, and it is scheduled to take place from July 3 to July 16, 2023, at the All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom.

Novak Djokovic is the defending men’s singles champion and will be looking to win his 24th Grand Slam title in 2023, which would tie him with Rafael Nadal for the most in history. Carlos Alcaraz is also a favorite to win the men’s singles title, after a breakout season in 2022 that saw him win four ATP Tour titles, including the Miami Open.

In the women’s singles draw, Iga Swiatek is the top seed and the favorite to win the title. Swiatek is currently on a 35-match winning streak, the longest in women’s tennis since Serena Williams in 2013. Other contenders for the women’s singles title include Aryna Sabalenka, Ons Jabeur, and Karolina Pliskova.

Wimbledon 2023 schedule:

  • Day 1: Monday, July 3, 2023
    • Main draw starts with first round matches
  • Day 2: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
    • First round matches continue
  • Day 3: Wednesday, July 5, 2023
    • Second round matches begin
  • Day 4: Thursday, July 6, 2023
    • Second round matches continue
  • Day 5: Friday, July 7, 2023
    • Third round matches begin
  • Day 6: Saturday, July 8, 2023
    • Third round matches continue
  • Day 7: Sunday, July 9, 2023
    • Fourth round matches begin
  • Day 8: Monday, July 10, 2023
    • Fourth round matches continue
  • Day 9: Tuesday, July 11, 2023
    • Gentlemen’s Singles Quarterfinals and Ladies’ Singles Quarterfinals
  • Day 10: Wednesday, July 12, 2023
    • Gentlemen’s Singles and Ladies’ Singles Semifinals
  • Day 11: Thursday, July 13, 2023
    • Gentlemen’s Doubles and Ladies’ Doubles Finals
  • Day 12: Friday, July 14, 2023
    • Mixed Doubles Final and Wheelchair Doubles Finals
  • Day 13: Saturday, July 15, 2023
    • Gentlemen’s Singles Final
  • Day 14: Sunday, July 16, 2023
    • Ladies’ Singles Final

The tournament will be played over 14 days, with the Middle Sunday (July 9) being a scheduled rest day. This marks the second year that play on the Middle Sunday is part of the intended schedule. The Gentlemen’s Doubles format will change from best of five sets to best of three sets this year.

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Wimbledon 2023 will be the first Grand Slam tournament of the year to allow players from Russia and Belarus to compete. The All England Club had initially banned Russian and Belarusian players from competing in the tournament in response to the invasion of Ukraine. However, the ban was lifted after legal challenges from the players.

The prize money for Wimbledon 2023 has been increased by 10%, with the champions in the men’s and women’s singles draws each receiving £2.35 million ($3 million). The total prize money for the tournament is £45.7 million ($57 million).

Wimbledon 2023 Top Picks:

  • Matteo Berrettini: The Italian reached the final of Wimbledon in 2021 but missed the tournament in 2022 due to injury. He is expected to be back in good form in 2023.
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas: The Greek has reached the semifinals of Wimbledon twice and is a consistent performer on grass.
  • Ons Jabeur: The Tunisian is a versatile player who can play well on all surfaces. She reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 2021.
  • Karolina Pliskova: The Czech is a former world No. 1 who has a good record at Wimbledon. She reached the final of the tournament in 2016.

Where to watch Wimbledon 2023 Online?

Live matches will air on BBC One, BBC Two and the BBC Red Button. Viewers can also choose up to 18 courts to watch through smart TVs, BBC iPlayer, the BBC Sport website and app.

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