Day 5 Centre Court action at Wimbledon 2014 gets underway with a clash between Novak Djokovic and Gilles Simon, which can be seen live on ESPN (TV schedule) and live stream (ESPN3 online/ESPN Español en vivo). This men’s singles third-round match is scheduled for 8 a.m. Eastern Time (7 a.m. CT/5 a.m. PT) and will serve as the eighth meeting between the two.
According to 2014 Wimbledon Day 5 preview from June 26, the 2011 Wimbledon champion has won six straight in their head-to-head matchup, all in convincing fashion. The last time Djokovic and Simon met dates back to 2010 at the SRB vs. FRA DC Final in Serbia, when The Joker prevailed by a final score of 6-3, 6-1, 7-5.
Nevertheless, there is some intrigue heading into this Wimbledon 2014 showdown, especially after watching Djokovic struggle to put away Radek Stepanek. Refusing to go away quietly, the Czech pushed the top-seeded Serb to four rounds before going down by a tally of 4-6, 3-6, 7-5, 6(4)-7.
It’s worth noting that this TV schedule tennis match is part of ESPN’s eight-hour continuous coverage on this Friday, June 27, 2014 (Day 5). DirecTV customers can enjoy all the action of this year’s grass-court Grand Slam by tuning to channels 701-707 for the Wimbledon Experience.
In addition, there’s great news for tennis fans around the world watching via the Internet and those who are Spanish-speakers (Español). Courtesy of ESPN’s family of networks, most of the big Wimbledon 2014 matches will be streaming live and free online.
In this instance, everyone watch Novak Djokovic vs Gilles Simon free ESPN3 live stream Wimbledon 2014 (free of charge). Latino tennis fans and those who prefer to watch this match with Spanish commentary can watch Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. Gilles Simon (Tercera Vuelta) En Español here.
Has Novak Djokovic fully recovered from his loss to Rafael Nadal at the Frenh Open final at Roland Garros, or is Gilles Simon poised for a huge upset in today’s third-round men’s singles match? Don’t miss a moment of the 2014 Wimbledon action by either tuning to ESPN at the aforementioned TV start time, or by simply clicking on the links provided above to launch the free live streams, including ESPN’s en vivo en Español feed.