Wimbledon 2018 promises to bring up yet another memorable grand slam for all the tennis fans around the world when it gets underway from 3rd of July 2018 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Apart from the big names like Federer, Djokovic, Murray, Nadal, a lot of young names will also be looking to make it big on tennis’ biggest stage. The Road To Wimbledon will give a chance to almost 8,500 budding tennis players to make their way through to Wimbledon 2018 and announce themselves to the tennis world in style.
Wimbledon is all about traditions, be it the white clothes or the Strawberries and Cream. The Tournament has been able to maintain almost every tradition since ages that have helped it keep its authenticity intact. Wimbledon usually started on the third Monday of June and continued for two weeks until the first Sunday of July. However, this practice has witnessed a slight adjustment due to the tight tennis calendar. Wimbledon 2018 will start on the first Monday, 3rd of July, and will end two weeks later on the third Sunday, 15th of July. Here is the how the entire Wimbledon 2018 schedule looks like.
Wimbledon 2018 Schedule
Here is the schedule for 2018 Wimbledon tennis. We will start with round 1 on 2nd July 2018 and the finals on 15th July 2018. You can find the complete schedule of each day here.
Day 1 (2-July-2018)
Play will begin on day one from 11:30 local time at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Day 1 will witness Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ Round 1 matches being played at the Centre Court, Court 1, and Court 2. While the action at the outside courts will begin at 11:30 am, the matches on Centre Court and No.1 Court will begin only at 13:00.
Day 2 (3-July-2018)
The gentlemen’s and ladies’ first-round action will continue on Day 2 as well with an almost similar schedule. The matches at Centre Court and No.1 Court will be played from 13:00, while the action at the outside courts will start from 11:30 itself.
Day 3 (4-July-2018)
Day 3 will see the doubles action begin with the Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ first-round matches. The Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ second-round singles will also be played on the same day. Matches will start at 13:00 on Centre Court and No. 1 Court and from 11:30 on the outside courts.
Day 4 (5-July-2018)
The first Thursday is scheduled to have Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ second-round singles and Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ first-round doubles. Mixed Doubles action will start on Day 4 itself. The starting time for all the matches will remain same as on day three subject to weather.
Day 5 (6-July-2018)
Friday will almost be like the second half of Thursday with Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ third-round singles, Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ second-round doubles, and Mixed Doubles scheduled to be played. The action will start at the same time, 11:30 on Outside Courts, and 13:00 on Centre Court and Court 1.
Day 6 (7-July-2018)
The last day before the rest Sunday will see the start of Junior matches along with the other events. While the Boys’ and Girls’ Singles will start at 11:00 am on the outside courts, the Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ singles third round, doubles second round, and mixed doubles action will start from 11:30 at the Outside Courts and 13:00 at the Centre Court and No. 1 Court.
Day 7 (8-July-2018)
No play is scheduled on the first Sunday as Wimbledon maintains its unique tradition of People’s Sunday. If due to weather conditions any action does take place, tickets will be provided at discounted rates to everyone willing to catch the action.
Day 8 (9-July-2018)
Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ singles will reach its Round of 16 stage while doubles will reach it’s their round. Boys’ and Girls’ Singles will also continue alongside the Mixed Doubles event. The start of play will remain as it was on Day 7.
Day 9 (10-July-2018)
There will be no Gentlemen’s single action on Day 9 as Invitation Doubles will take its place for one day. The other events on Day 9 will be Ladies’ Singles Quarter-finals, Gentlemen’s & Ladies’ Doubles, Boys’ and Girls’ Singles & Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.
Day 10 (11-July-2018)
On Day 10, Ladies’ Singles event will have to make way for the Invitation Doubles event. The events lined up include Gentlemen’s Singles Quarter-finals, Gentlemen’s & Ladies’ Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Invitation Doubles, and Boys’ and Girls’ Singles & Doubles.
Day 11 (12-July-2018)
The list of events will get increased on Day 11 with Special Wheelchair matches getting added up. The entire list of events of Day 11 has Ladies’ Singles Semi-finals, Gentlemen’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Boys’ and Girls’ Singles & Doubles, Invitation Doubles, and Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ Wheelchair Singles. The Wheelchair matches will begin along with the junior matches from 11:00 am.
Day 12 (13-July-2018)
Wimbledon 2018 will enter its final stages with Gentlemen’s Singles Semi-finals, Ladies’ doubles, Mixed Doubles, Boys’ and Girls’ Singles & Doubles, Invitation Doubles, and Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ Wheelchair Singles & Doubles lined up to be played on Day 12.
Day 13 (14-July-2018)
The Ladies’ Singles final will begin an hour late from 14:00 local time while the Gentlemen’s Doubles Final, Ladies’ Doubles Final, Girls’ Singles Final, Boys’ and Girls’ Doubles, Ladies’ Wheelchair Singles Final, Gentlemen’s Wheelchair Doubles Final, Invitation Doubles, and Quad Wheelchair Doubles Exhibition scheduled to start at the regular timings.
Day 14 (15-July-2018)
The final day of Wimbledon 2018 will have the Gentlemen’s Singles final from 14:00 on Central Court. Mixed Doubles Final, Boys’ Singles Final, Boys’ and Girls’ Doubles Finals, Gentlemen’s Wheelchair Singles Final, Ladies’ Wheelchair Doubles Finals, and Invitation Doubles Finals will also be played at their regular starting schedule and venue.