Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament. The prestigiously regarded event is also known as The Championships. Since 1877 it has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London. The outdoor grass courts are just gorgeous, and to watch the players play is an even greater sight.
Tennis fans without antenna can also enjoy the tournament and watch Wimbledon on Kodi. For those looking for workarounds, this guide is as easy a fix as they come.
Watch Wimbledon Tennis on Kodi
You can watch the championship from kickoffs to the end on Kodi. Everything, highlights included, is available on the addons that offer free live streaming. Opt for BBC iPlayer Kodi addon to watch Wimbledon championship on Kodi. It is an official Kodi adddon that can be installed from the Kodi repository directly.
Most addons are geo-restricted and not accessible outside the dedicated country that they belong to. To get access it is necessary to have FastestVPN.
To watch Wimbledon on Kodi, you need to do the following first:
- Get FastestVPN subscription
- Connect FastestVPN on the router
- OR Download and install app for your device, you are operating Kodi on. (Windows, iOS, Android)
- Connect to the UK server to access BBC iPlayer kodi addon
- Then launch Kodi and proceed
To install BBC iPlayer Kodi Addon, do the following:
- Download Kodi on your Device
- Launch Kodi
- Select Add-Ons
- Go to packages installer (box icon)
- From there go to Install from Repository
- Select video addons
- Then, scroll down to the bottom and find the addon you want
- Select iPlayer WWW
- Hit Install
- Wait for Add-On Enabled notification
- The BBC iPlayer add-on is now installed and ready to use. The addon be accessed via video addons on the home screen
The addon is now easily and successfully installed. Though the addon is free, it does have a catch. For anyone living outside the UK, the addon is not accessible. It is working well for live streams for only those who are present in the UK. To watch Wimbledon on Kodi via BBC iPlayer addon from anywhere in the world, you must be connected to FastestVPN. Get the subscription and change your virtual location to get easy access to iPlayer WWW for all the Wimbledon live streaming.
Alternatives – Best Addons to Watch Wimbledon on Kodi
We have a list of best addons to watch tennis on Kodi. Check which ones are live streaming Wimbledon championship and install the addon best fit for the tournament.
- Sport Devil
- Goodfellas 2.0
Wimbledon Dates 2018
2018 Wimbledon Championships is to kick-off on 2 July 2018 and go on till 15 July 2018.
ESPN will be officially broadcasting the tennis tournament. The family of networks, ESPN, will carry all of the Wimbledon TV schedules ESPN will air entire first week’s play while those without cable can watch it on ABC’s usual weekend encores.
|Date||Session||Time (ET)||Play StartsOuter Courts||Play StartsShow Courts|
|Mon Jul 2||First Round||7 am – 4:30 pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Tues Jul 3||First Round||7 am – 4:30 pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Wed Jul 4||Second Round||7 am – 4 pm|
|Thu Jul 5||Second Round||7 am – 4:30 pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Fri Jul 6||Third Round||7 am – 4:30 pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Sat Jul 7||Third Round||8 am – 5 pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Sun Jul 8||No Play||–||–|
|Mon Jul 9||Round of 16||7 am – 4 pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Tue Jul 10||Women’s Quarterfinals||8 am – 2 pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Wed Jul 11||Men’s Quarterfinals||8 am – 3 pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Thu Jul 12||Women’s Semifinals||8 am – 1 pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Fri Jul 13||Men’s Semifinals||8 am – 2pm||12.00pm||1.00pm|
|Sat Jul 14||Women’s Finals||9 am – 3 pm||12.00pm||2.00pm|
|Sun Jul 15||Men’s Finals||9 am – 3 pm||12.00pm||2.00pm|
Other channels Broadcasting Wimbledon Championship
- BBC iPlayer (free in the UK)
- Plus 7 (Australia)
- ESPN (USA)
- Tennis Channel (USA)
- Sky Deutschland (Germany)
- BeIN Sports (Middle East)
- BeIN Sports (France)
- Sky Italia (Italy)
- Hotstar (India)
- SRF (Switzerland)
- 20 June: Wild cards announced
- 25 June: Qualifying begins
- 27 June: Seeds announced 10am (may change if need be)
- 29 June: The Draw
- 30 June – 1 July: Pre-event Media Conferences
For those who don’t know who won last year’s Wimbledon; it was Roger Federer who won the men’s singles title for the 8th time. Defeating Marin Cilic in straight sets, Federer set an unprecedented record.
Garine Muguruza won against Venus Williams in the women’s event.
Watch Wimbledon Championship on Kodi. All cable abandoners can resort to Kodi and enjoy Wimbledon live on Kodi conveniently. Enjoy the whole tournament without any limitations. Get access to geo-restricted free Kodi addons with FastestVPN and watch the players hit the racket in full swing.