ESPN acquires all rights to Wimbledon

Updated: July 5, 2011, 11:29 AM ET
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ESPN will broadcast Wimbledon from start to finish beginning with next year's tournament, the network and the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club announced Tuesday. The agreement will run for 12 years.

In acquiring the U.S. television rights, ESPN will present the tournament, including the men's and women's singles finals, across a variety of platforms -- and all of the coverage will be shown live.

Matches will air on ESPN and ESPN2 simultaneously the second Monday through ...

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