The All England Club and BBC Sport
announced a new five-year contract giving the BBC the rights to broadcast The Championships, Wimbledon, the world's most prestigious tennis tournament, for a further five years from 2010 to 2014 inclusive.
The new contract sees coverage of Wimbledon come of age – the digital age – as BBC Sport provides audiences with unprecedented access to the tournament via cutting-edge digital services, across all platforms.
Specifically, for the first time, people will be able to catch all the key matches via BBC iPlayer
, for up to seven days after broadcast, and have the opportunity to watch Wimbledon on mobile.
People in the UK, watching via broadband, will continue to be able to see all the action broadcast on television, including the extensive additional coverage offered behind the red button.
This new agreement also confirms that, for the duration of the contract, Centre and Number One Courts will be provided in HD, as part of the BBC HD
The contract also secures radio rights on BBC Radio 5 Live