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Wimbledon’s “Manic Monday” – Can Serena, Federer & Nadal Keep Rolling?

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·         “The Greatest Day in Tennis” as Everyone Plays; 8 Gentlemen’s Matches, 8 Ladies’ Matches

·         Federer, Serena & Nadal on Centre Court – ESPN

·         Kerber, Monfils-Anderson & Djokovic on Court 1 – ESPN2

·         “Cross Court Coverage” – ESPN, ESPN2 all Day – Returns Monday-Wednesday

·         ESPN+ Continues with Outer Courts including #13 Raonic vs. American Upstart Mackenzie McDonald, plus Doubles and Juniors

·         American Men John Isner and Surprising Mackenzie Macdonald Look to Reach Quarterfinals

 

On Monday, July 9, Wimbledon’s “Manic Monday” – called “The Greatest Day in Tennis” as all eight Ladies’ and eight Gentlemen’s Round of 16 matches are played, unique in tennis – ESPN and ESPN2 will once again present all the action with all day “Cross Court Coverage.”

With “Cross Court Coverage” the first three days of the second week, ESPN starts at 7 a.m. ET (8 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday) and focuses on Centre Court all day where on Monday tennis legends Roger Federer, Serena Williams  and Rafael Nadal will play.

Meanwhile, fans will enjoy a “grounds pass” on ESPN2 with matches from No.1 Court and elsewhere beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, and at 8 a.m. on July 11 and 12.  ESPN2’s Monday action will be headlined by Major champions Novak Djokovic (12) and Angelique Kerber (2), plus an intriguing duel, Gael Monfils vs. #8 Kevin Anderson.

More Round of 16 plus Doubles, Juniors on ESPN+

The new ESPN+ subscription service will offer Courts 4-12 and 14-18.  This includes:

  • Court 12 where Camila Giorgi will play Ekaterina Makarova and American upstart Mackenzie McDonald faces former Wimbledon finalist #13 Milos Raonic.
  • Court 18 where play begins with Su-Wei Hsieh vs Dominika Cibulkova and Alison Van Uytvanck against #14 Daria Kasatkina
  • Ladies’ Doubles is highlighted by the first match on Court 9 – Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the U.S., just a year removed from a horrific knee injury suffered at Wimbledon, with Lucie Safarova (a partnership that has won five Major titles) vs the #2 seeded team of Andrea Sestini Hlavackova and Barbora Strycova.
  • The first match on Court 8 has Americans #7 Mike Bryan and Jack Sock vs the German team of Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies.

 

Gentlemen’s Round of 16

#1 Roger Federer vs #22 Adrian Mannarino

#2 Rafael Nadal vs Jiri Vesely

#5 Juan Martin del Potro vs. Gilles Simon

#8 Kevin Anderson vs Gael Monfils

#9 John Isner vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

#12 Novak Djokovic vs. Karen Khachanov

#13 Milos Raonic vs. Mackenzie McDonald

#24 Kei Nishikori vs Ernest Gulbis

 

Ladies’ Round of 16

#7 Karolina Pliskova vs #20 Kiki Bertens

#11 Angelique Kerber vs Belinda Bencic

#12 Jelena Ostapenko vs Aliaksandra Sasnovich

#14 Daria Kasatkina vs Alison Van Uytvanck

#25 Serena Williams vs Evgeniya Rodina

Julia Goerges vs Donna Vekic

Su-Wei Hsieh vs Dominika Cibulkova

Camila Giorgi vs Ekaterina Makarova

 

ESPN & WIMBLEDON 2018

Date Time (ET) Event Network(s)  
Mon, July 9 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Round of 16, Centre Court

#1 Roger Federer vs #22 Adrian Mannarino

#25 Serena Williams vs Evgeniya Rodina

#2 Rafael Nadal vs Jiri Vesely

ESPN Live
  7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Round of 16, No.1 Court (& others)

#11 Angelique Kerber vs Belinda Bencic

Gael Monfils vs Kevin Anderson

Karen Khachanov vs #12 Novak Djokovic

ESPN2 Live
  7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Round of 16 Singles, Doubles and Juniors ESPN+ Live
Tue, July 10 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ladies’ Quarterfinals, Centre Court ESPN Live
  8 – 2 p.m. Ladies’ Quarterfinals, No.1 Court ESPN2 Live
Wed, July 11 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gentlemen’s Quarterfinals, Centre Court ESPN Live
  8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Gentlemen’s Quarterfinals,

No.1 Court

ESPN2 Live
Thur, July 12 7 – 8 a.m. Breakfast at Wimbledon presented by Panera Bread ESPN Live
  8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Ladies’ Semifinals ESPN Live
Fri, July 13 7 – 8 a.m. Breakfast at Wimbledon presented by Panera Bread ESPN Live
  8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gentlemen’s Semifinals ESPN Live
Sat, July 14 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Breakfast at Wimbledon presented by Panera Bread ESPN Live
  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ladies’ Championship

Gentlemen’s Doubles Championship

Ladies’ Doubles Championship

ESPN Live
  3 – 6 p.m. Ladies’ Championship ABC Encore
  9 – MID Ladies’ Championship ESPNEWS Encore
Sun, July 15 12:30 – 3:30 a.m. Ladies’ Championship ESPN2 Encore
8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Breakfast at Wimbledon presented by Panera Bread ESPN Live
  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Gentlemen’s Championship

Mixed Doubles Championship

ESPN Live
  3 – 6 p.m. Gentlemen’s Championship ABC Encore
  8 – 11 p.m. Gentlemen’s Championship ESPNEWS Encore
Mon, July 16 12 – 3 a.m. Gentlemen’s Championship ESPN2 Encore

 

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