The most prestigious tournament in tennis is officially underway. It’s Day 1 of The Championships Wimbledon live from the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
Already, it’s been a busy morning out at Wimbledon, as enigmatic young Australian star Nick Kyrgios retired after two sets of his first round match against Pierre-Hughes Herbert of France.
But there are still plenty of big names in action on the Gentlemen’s side Monday. Defending champion Andy Murray opens with a Centre Court match Alexander Bublik. And out on Court No. 1, 15-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal, fresh off his latest French Open conquest, takes on John Millman.
As for the Ladies, the draw is wide open without Serena Williams in the field. Her sister, five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, begins her quest for a sixth title with an opener against Elise Mertens. And No. 2 seed Simona Halep takes on Marina Erakovic over on Court No. 2.
Coverage began at 7:00 a.m. ET, and will continue throughout the day. ESPN will air it live in all time zones. It will also be streamed online, via WatchESPN, free with a cable subscription. The Watch ESPN app can be downloaded from the iTunes store and the Google Play store.
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