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TSN will have coverage of both the men’s and women’s early round matches, round of 16, quarter-finals and semifinals from the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. NBC will have finals.
 

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The following is the comple broadcast schedule (all times are ET)

  • Monday, June 21 – Early Round Coverage: Day 1 at 6:30 a.m. - TSN
  • Tuesday, June 22 – Early Round Coverage: Day 2 at 8 a.m. - TSN
  • Wednesday, June 23 – Early Round Coverage: Day 3 at 8 a.m. - TSN
  • Thursday, June 24 – Early Round Coverage: Day 4 at 8 a.m. - TSN
  • Friday, June 25 – Early Round Coverage: Day 5 at 8 a.m. - TSN
  • Saturday, June 26 – Early Round Coverage: Day 6 at 9 a.m. - TSN
  • Monday, June 28 – Round of 16 at 6:30 a.m. - TSN
  • Tuesday, June 29 – Women’s Quarter-Finals at 7 a.m. - TSN
  • Wednesday, June 30 – Men’s Quarter-Finals at 7 a.m. - TSN
  • Thursday, July 1 – Women’s Semifinals at 7 a.m. - TSN
  • Friday, July 2 – Men’s Semifinals at 7 a.m. - TSN
  • Saturday July 3 - Women's Final at 9 a.m - NBC
  • Sunday July 4 - Men's Final at 9 a.m - NBC
 

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no Global?

Is Global not picking up Wimbledon this year? I enjoyed watching the classic 2008 and 2009 Wimbledon finals in my cool and shady back shed on the old 25" wood cabinet RCA TV. However, for all of you simsub-sufferers, an unmolested NBC feed would be great news.

It's nice to see that nothing has been relegated to TSN2.
 

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Yes it will be simulcast here as well.
 

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Most coverage during the first week should be from the international feed, except for day 1. ESPN2 will be busy with the World Cup, so coverage will flip back and forth between it and ESPNU south of the border. The good news is that the international feed is actually a good quality broadcast (including HD) at Wimbledon, unlike at Roland Garros.

Between 6/28-6/30 coverage will come from ESPN2 until 10am ET, then from NBC from 10-1 ET then from ESPN2 again after that. On Thursday and Friday 7/1 and 7/2 coverage will come from ESPN2 from 8-noon and NBC from noon-5. Also worth noting that as part of NBC's women's final coverage, the men's doubles final will air immediately following the women's final. Of course Daniel Nestor of Canada is the 2010 Roland Garros champ and could make the final at Wimbledon as well. In the past this has not aired on Global even if Nestor makes it.

For those who care about commentators, NBC will use Ted Robinson, John McEnroe and Mary Carillo. ESPN2 will use Dick Enberg, Cliff Drysdale, Patrick McEnroe, Brad Gilbert, Darren Cahill, Mary Carillo (during the first week only), Mary Joe Fernandez and Pam Shriver.
 

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Spoiler Alert!

Federer survives being down two sets in to take his opening match in 5 sets! Whew.... Falla played very well and had his chances, but perhaps nerves got to him a bit in a few crucial games towards the end. Federer wasn't on form, but played just well enough to squeak through a victory.
 

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Tezter, that match and the Davydenko match were both great. This has been one of the best day 1s at Wimbledon in a while.

I noticed that ESPN2 (and as a result TSN) dropped the ticker for a few minutes just after noon ET, and then it came back within 5 minutes. Last year Wimbledon wouldn't let ESPN2 use it, apparently they have changed their stance. The good news is that TSN will be using the international feed from tomorrow until Friday (because ESPN2 has the World Cup), so no ticker until the weekend.
 

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Yep, no ticker today.

but I guess the international feed doesnt take commercials? or takes commercials at different times, because TSN is doing it whenever they please, and its annoying for an announcer to be analyzing a play/player, and tsn just decides to cut to commercial.

Oh well, still better than ESPN coverage.
 

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Unfortunately coverage ended at 2pm EST. A magazine show, Motoring 2010, is now on. We missed the end of the Wozniacki match.

Edit: Rod Smith just came on and said they lost the Wimbledon feed due to technical difficulties. He said something I didn't catch about weather.

The TSN schedule said Wimbledon was supposed to end at 2pm. So they would've shown the rest of the Wozniacki match if it hadn't been for the technical difficulties but they were ending Wimbledon coverage early today anyway. Why they are ending it early I don't know.
 

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Looking at the Wimbledon website there aren't too many matches still going but there are some. Malisse v Ferraro, Verdasco v Fognini, and John Isner's match are all still in the 3rd set.
 

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This coverage is putting me on major tilt.

Coming back from commercial and its 30-30 in a 5-5 tie? Then again to commercial after that game, then back when its 30-love in the next game?

Cmon tsn.. youre better than this. I think.
 

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but I guess the international feed doesnt take commercials? or takes commercials at different times, because TSN is doing it whenever they please, and its annoying for an announcer to be analyzing a play/player, and tsn just decides to cut to commercial.
The international feed uses BBC commentators, which is a good thing, but BBC doesn't take commercials. So the commentators are always talking and TSN has to do their best to go to and come from commercial. The good thing is that the best commentators (Barry Davies for example) pause for a second after every odd game, which is when networks outside of the U.K. go to commercial.

As for TSN skipping out at 2pm, the best I can figure is that they are paying for 6 hours of uplink time and when its up they lose the feed. They may fix it for today. Unlike ESPN2, whose feed TSN gets all the time, they only get the international feeds at Wimbledon and Roland Garros when necessary.
 

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Since Isner served first in the fifth set, Mahut is always trailing while serving, knowing that if he were to get broken he would lose.

That's gotta be nerve-racking.
 

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is tsn contractually obligated to pick up espn or is it tsns choice?

Out of the loop about tsn's owernship, but espn does own part of tsn dont they?

sad face on back to espn coverage. :(
 

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TSN isn't obligated to pick up ESPN coverage, but it is much cheaper for them to do so. I'm fine with watching ESPN's coverage, the ticker is a bit annoying and they spend a bit too much time in studio, but otherwise their coverage is fine.

My guess is that TSN had some trouble getting the ESPNU feed, so they were using the international feed (which RDS was already receiving). Now that they have the ESPNU feed they can use ESPN's coverage again.
 
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