Sunday, June 20, 2010

Wimbledon Tennis 2010 Live on Star Sports TV Channel in South Asia

While football fans are excited with the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2010, tennis fans now also have enough reasons to be excited as Wimbledon 2010 is all set to begin from 21 June. All the matches will be held at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon in London.

Wimbledon is one of the four grand slam tournaments and the oldest tournament in tennis. Wimbledon 2010 will be the 124th edition of this prestigious tournament.

Roger Federer is the defending champion of men’s singles, while Serena Williams holds the women’s singles title. Both of them are first seed in men’s and women’s singles events respectively for this year’s tournament.

Live on Star Sports TV Channel in South Asia

South Asian tennis fans can watch the Wimbledon 2010 matches live on Star Sports television channel. For a number of years, Star Sports has been covering the tournament live for the tennis fans residing in South Asian countries including India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives. The channel has a group of expert commentators who will be sharing their expertise with the fans during the matches.

Besides men’s singles and women’s singles, the tournament includes some other events including men’s doubles, women’s doubles, mixed doubles, boys’ singles, girls’ singles, boys’ doubles, girls’ doubles, gentlemen's invitation doubles, ladies' invitation doubles, senior gentlemen's invitation doubles, wheelchair men's doubles and wheelchair women's doubles.

Roger Federer has 6 Wimbledon singles titles to his credit and the Swiss is one of the top pre-tournament favorites alongside Rafael Nadal. Nadal, who recently clinched his 5th French Open title, defeated Federer in an epic final in Wimbledon 2008. Djokovic, Murray and Soderling are among the some other favorites for men’s singles.

Besides Williams sisters, other favorites of women’s singles event are Henin, Clijsters, Sharapova, Wozniacki, Jankovic, Stosur and Schiavone.

1 comment:

  1. Great news! I've been looking forward to air the Wimbledon Tennis 2010 thankfully our country is part of South Asia