How to watch Wimbledon 2018

Wimbledon is back, which means one thing - the whole country will go tennis mad for a fortnight. Many British fans will be wondering who will be victorious this year? Will we see a return to form from Murray? Or will Federer or Nadal claim the crown? On the womens side of the draw, will it be another great year for new mum Serena Williams? If you want to be a part of the action, here is everything you need to know about the 2018 championships. Read MoreRelated ArticlesWimbledon 2017 live day four scores and results as Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Kyle Edmund star Murray is bidding to win a third title (Image: PA) Weve got a full breakdown below on how to get tickets to this years Wimbledon Championships, which takes place from 2-15 July 2018, so you can catch all the action in person. Read MoreWimbledon 2018Latest NewsOrder of playWimbledon ticketsControversial outfits How to get tickets There are three main ways to secure tickets to this years championship: Ticketmaster Queuing Hospitality packages 1. Buying through Ticketmaster The easiest way to get tickets to this years championships is to buy them from ticket retailer Ticketmaster . Several hundreds of tickets for Centre Court and Court 3 will go on sale via the online ticketing site the day before each match. Read MoreRelated ArticlesHaagen-Dazs is giving away FREE ice cream to celebrate the start of Wimbledon and this is how you can claim yours To ensure you dont miss out, sign up to the regular Wimbledon newsletter where further information about the on sales will be shared. You can register here . Secondary ticketing sites are another option for those desperate to get their hands on tickets closer to the tournament. Sites like viagogo , GETMEIN and StubHub all will list re-sale tickets for sold-out matches. Will you be joining the queue for Wimbledon this year? (Image: Rex) 2. Queuing Tickets will also go on sale at the All England Lawn Tennis club on the day of the - eager fans are advised to camp out early for the best chance

of getting a ticket on one of the show courts. However, on the last four days of the

tournament Centre Court tickets will all be sold in advance. From the Wimbledon website-A limited number of tickets are available daily for Centre Court, No.1 Court and No.2 Court, except for the last four days on Centre Court, when all are sold in advance. At around 7:30 am wristbands will be given out to anyone already at the start of the

queue. On arrival any revellers joining the queue will be given a queue card with a unique date and number on it that will need to be handed over upon entry to the grounds. Click here to download the queue map . You can get further queuing procedure details from the official Wimbledon website . If youre not bothered about getting court side seats, there are thousan

ds of ground passes available each day, which entitles ticket holders to use any of the unreserved seating and standing room on courts three to 19. Supporters take cover from the rain at Wimbledon last year (Image: Getty) 3. Hospitality packages There are two official tour operators for Wimbledon - Keith Prowse and Sportsworld . Sportsworld offer packages for UK, Asian and Australian visitors, whilst Keith Prowse caters for UK, European and American visitors. Beyonce and Jay Z attended the womens final last year (Image: WireImage) How much do tickets cost? Tickets range from 25 for general admission only to 190 for a Centre Court seat on the final day (Sunday 15 July 2018). You can find a full breakdown of costs on the official Wimbledon website . Wimbledon Championships Final 2016View gallery Order of Play Each days play is announced the evening before and will be available on Mirror Sport. Betting odds Check here for Mirror Sport for best bets and predictions. TV Schedule The BBC is the host broadcaster and will be showing full coverage of the Championship. Programming is expected to start at 11.30am each day with a full highlights show each morning and evening. Weather forecast Click here for the latest weather news Travelling to Wimbledon What are the closest tube/rail/tram stations? Southfields and Wimbledon stations offer the nearest tube lines to the All England Lawn Tennis Club grounds - both stops are on the District Line. Wimbledon is based in South-West London and is in zone 3. The nearest National Rail station is Wimbledon. From Wimbledon station there is a regular general shuttle bus service direct to The Championships which usually costs around 3. Tickets can only be purchased on the day, upon boarding. The service runs all day until the late evening. Tube directions: Take a westbound District line train to Southfields, located 15 minutes away from the grounds, or Wimbledon, located 20 minutes from T

he Championship grounds. Visit tfl.gov.uk , or The Trainline for more information on times and durations. Read MoreCheap rail and coach travel tipsHow to save on coach and rail travelVirgin Trains booking secretsCheap train faresRailcard hack you need to knowCompare buses, planes trains in one goRail compensationNew Rail Ombudsman launchesHow to beat rail fare hikes Train directions: There are regular train services from London Waterloo to Wimbledon station. Other long-distance trains from Portsmouth, Southampton, Basingstoke, Poole, Salisbury and Exeter also stop at Wimbledon. Book your train tickets from thetrainline.com in advance and save 43% when you book in advance. Visit National Rail and South West Trains for further local train details. Alternatively, if youre travelling from further afield to London you can save 40% on tickets via Virgin Trains when you book in advance. Get coach tickets from 60 return with National Express . Virgin offer big savings on advance online tickets include Birmingham to London from 7.50 and Manchester to London from 20. Tram directions: Trams run from East Croydon station to Wimbledon every 10-15 minutes from Monday to Saturday, and every 20 minutes on Sundays. Visit tfl.gov.uk for more information. Where to stay? There are a number of hotels, holiday rental and holiday package options if you choose to spend a few days in Wimbledon. Mirror Online has put together a list of the best cheap hotels near Wimbledon. Tripadvisor offer a range of listings for holiday rentals and BBs in the area. AirBnB also offer an extensive list of available rental options. If youre looking to book a hotel, Travelodge , Lastminute.com or Expedia offer a range of deals on local hotels and BBs. poll loadingWill Andy Murray win Wimbledon 2017?2000+ VOTES SO FARYESNO poll loadingWho will win Wimbledon 2017?4000+ VOTES SO FARNovak DjokovicRafael NadalAndy MurrayRoger FedererOther

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