How to watch Wimbledon for free in France

Updated: January 9, 2024

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How to watch Wimbledon 2024 online for free

If you’re a French tennis fan looking to watch Wimbledon for free, you’re in luck! You can securely stream the action in just a few steps:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location that matches the broadcast you want to watch. For example, if you would like to see the UK broadcast, connect to a server in London.
  3. Check the schedule of the broadcaster you want to watch, like ITV or BBC.
  4. Tune in and enjoy the matches!

BBC iPlayer

Price: Free

Channel: BBC

The BBC holds broadcasting rights for Wimbledon in the UK. French tennis fans can catch comprehensive coverage of Wimbledon matches—from the draw all the way through the final rounds—live online via the BBC iPlayer and the mobile app. Note that you may need a UK postcode (e.g., KT6 4EU, NW5 2HR) to successfully stream Wimbledon!


Price: Free

Channel: Channel 9

Australia’s Channel 9 has free-to-air broadcasting rights for every tennis major, and that includes Wimbledon! Viewers can tune in through the 9Now website or via the mobile apps for iOS and Android. You may need to enter a valid Australian postal code (e.g. 2000 or 3001) to sign up, but it’s entirely free.


Price: Free

Channel: TVNZ

TVNZ, or Television New Zealand, is a free-to-air TV channel. Its online streaming platform, TVNZ OnDemand, will offer the Wimbledon Championships. To watch TVNZ securely, simply connect to an ExpressVPN New Zealand server and proceed with the signup or login process.

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Where to watch Wimbledon 2024 with free trials


ESPN has broadcasting rights for Wimbledon in the U.S., with additional matches airing on ESPN 2 and ABC throughout the tournament. A variety of free trials are available through cord-cutting streaming services that carry ESPN, ESPN 2, and ABC, including Fubo (75 USD/month), DirecTV Stream (75 USD/month and up), and YouTube TV (73 USD/month). Just follow these steps and select your preferred cord-cutting service:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to Fubo (75 USD/month), YouTube TV (73 USD/month), or DirecTV Stream (75 USD/month) and use a free trial.
  4. Tune in and enjoy!

Note: You may need a U.S. billing address, postal code, and credit card to subscribe to Sling TV or DirecTV Stream.

Please also note that some matches may be available to stream on ESPN+. However, proof of subscription to another service, such as YouTube TV or Fubo, may be required.


Price: 75 USD and up

Channels: ESPN, ESPN 2, and ABC

To watch Wimbledon on Fubo, you’ll want to tune into ESPN, ESPN 2, and ABC via the Pro Plan. Good news: Fubo offers a 7-day free trial! Note that you may need a credit card issued from the country you’re trying to sign up from (U.S., Canada, Spain).

YouTube TV

Price: 73 USD/month and up

Channels: ESPN, ESPN 2, and ABC

YouTube TV includes all the channels you need to watch Wimbledon live streams–including the final on July 16. Perhaps the best part of YouTube TV is you can pay through Google Play rather than needing a U.S. credit card! Free trials are available.

DirecTV Stream

Price: 75 USD/month and up

Channels: ESPN, ESPN 2, and ABC

DirecTV Stream is a popular streaming platform for sports fans, and its “Choice” package includes all ESPN channels streaming Wimbledon matches live—including the final. A five-day free trial is available.

Note: You may need to provide a U.S. ZIP code (e.g., 90210, 10022) and a valid U.S. credit/debit card to subscribe to DirecTV Stream.

Other ways to live stream the 2024 Wimbledon Championships in France 

Sling TV

Price: Varies

Channels: ESPN, ESPN 2, and ABC

Sling TV is the cheapest option if you want to watch a Wimbledon live stream (as well as plenty of other popular sporting events and channels). The basic “Sling Orange” plan includes ESPN and ESPN 2, though ABC is only present in the “Sling Blue” package. You may need a U.S. credit card or PayPal to subscribe. However, please note that Sling no longer offers a free trial. 

Hulu + Live TV

Price: 77 USD/month

Channels: ESPN, ESPN 2, and ABC

Hulu does not offer a free trial, but its live TV package (which also comes bundled with both ESPN+ and Disney+) includes ESPN and ESPN2, which are live-streaming Wimbledon matches.


Price: Varies

Channels: Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2

Eurosport provides live streams of the Wimbledon Championships in several European markets, and the service offers a seven-day free trial. Be sure to check the official Eurosport schedule so you don’t miss any of the action!

Stan Sport

Price: 20 AUD/month and up

Every match of the Wimbledon Championships will be available to stream ad-free, live, and on-demand via Stan Sport. The Australian broadcaster offers a seven-day free trial for its Stan Sport add-on package.

Note: You may need an Australian credit/debit card and postcode to sign up.

beIN Sports

Price: 15 EUR/month

Fans in France can watch the Wimbledon Championships on beIN Sports channels and the beIN Sports Connect app. 

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