Everything you need to know about day six at Wimbledon 2022 as Rafael Nadal prepares for his third round match.
The eyes of the sporting world will once again be on Wimbledon today as the calendar’s most famous lawn tennis tournament resumes.
A glittering array of stars have settled into SW19 for the prestigious competition including Novak Djokovic, Iva Swiatek and Rafael Nadal, all striving for stardom.
Third round action began on Friday in both men’s and women’s singles as defending champion Novak Djokovic easily prevailed with a straight-set win over compatriot Miomir Kecmanović.
Meanwhile, British hopefuls Cam Norrie and Heather Watson both advanced to the fourth round.
The second half of the third round takes place on Friday.
When did Wimbledon start and when will it end?
Wimbledon started on Monday June 27th and will end on Sunday July 10th.
What is the schedule for Wimbledon 2022?
The remaining full schedule for this year’s tournament is as follows:
- Fri July 1st Third Round Men’s and Women’s Singles, Second Round Men’s and Women’s Doubles, First Round Mixed Doubles
- Sat July 2nd Third Round Men’s and Women’s Singles, Second Round Men’s and Women’s Doubles, First Round Mixed Doubles, First Round Boys’ and Girls’ Singles
- Sun July 3rd Fourth Round Men’s and Women’s Singles, Round of 16 Men’s and Women’s Doubles, Round of 16 Mixed Doubles, First Round Boys’ and Girls’ Singles
- Mon, July 4th Fourth Round Men’s and Women’s Singles, Round of 16 Men’s and Women’s Doubles, Quarterfinals Mixed Doubles, Second Round Girls’ Singles, First Round Boys’ Doubles
- Tue, July 5 Men’s and women’s singles quarterfinals, men’s and women’s doubles quarterfinals, mixed doubles semifinals, boys’ singles 2nd round, girls’ doubles 1st round, invitation doubles (women’s doubles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles )
- Wed July 6th Men’s and Women’s Singles Quarterfinals, Men’s & Women’s Doubles Quarterfinals, Boys’ & Girls’ Singles Round of 16, Boys’ & Girls’ Doubles Round of 16, Invitational Doubles (Women’s Doubles, Men’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles)
- Thu July 7th Semi-finals women’s singles / finals mixed doubles, semi-finals men’s doubles, 14&U singles for boys and girls, invitation doubles (women’s doubles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles)
- Fri July 8th Men’s singles semi-finals, women’s doubles semi-finals, men’s & women’s wheelchair singles semi-finals, men’s, women’s & quads wheelchair doubles semi-finals, boys’ & girls’ singles semi-finals, boys’ & girls’ doubles semi-finals, boys’ & girls’ 14&U singles, invitational doubles (women’s -Doubles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles)
- Sat July 9th Women’s singles final, men’s doubles final, women’s wheelchair singles final, men’s wheelchair doubles final, four-person wheelchair singles semifinals, girls singles final, girls doubles final, boys doubles final, boys and girls 14&U singles, invitation doubles (women’s doubles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles)
- Sun July 10th Men’s Singles Finals, Women’s Doubles Finals, Boys Singles Finals, Men’s & Quadruple Wheelchair Singles Finals, Women’s & Quadruple Wheelchair Doubles Finals, Boys & Girls 14&U Singles Final, Invitational Doubles (Women’s Doubles, Men’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles)
What is the order of play for day six?
For the full order of play for Saturday, visit the Wimbledon official website. here.
Tonight’s action on Center Court begins with a thrilling women’s singles match pitting Coco Gauff against Amanda Anisimova in an all-American duel.
Paula Badosa then takes on Petra Kvitova before Rafael Nadal wraps up the action on Center Court against Lorenzo Sonego.
Iga Swiatek, the women’s number one, takes on Alizé Cornet on Court 1 and this match will be played before Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas meet.
Katie Boulter’s match will be played on Court 2 first.
The full draw for the third round of this year’s tournament and all of its various competitions can also be found here.
When do the Nadal, Gauff and Boulter games start?
Because games at Wimbledon are played back-to-back, with the second game only starting when the first is finished and so on, it is difficult to predict the exact start time.
One thing is for sure though, Coco Gauff’s match, the first of the day on Center Court, will start at 1:30pm BST.
Likewise, Katie Boulter is 2nd in first place and will start her match at 11am.
Nadal will lead the day’s action on center court and find his way out after completing Badosa against Kvitova.
What is the ticket information for Wimbledon 2022?
As is tradition with SW19, fans can queue for tickets that allow them entry to the games on the same day.
Last year the famous queue was closed due to Covid restrictions but will return in 2022 – as will resale options.
It is also possible to buy returned tickets from the All England Club ticket office after 3pm.
Many spectators leave early and return their tickets, but their seats remain valid for the rest of the day at a cheaper rate.
For tickets bought on the same day, there are usually around 500 tickets each for Center Court, Court One, Court Two and Court Three.
Other options include a ground pass that allows general access from Court Four to Court 19
Ticket prices range from £8 for a ground pass to £240 for Center Court tickets.
Unlike recent tournaments, there was no Wimbledon ticket choice for 2022.
However, those fans who were successful in the 2020 election and accepted the option to keep their ticket will be offered same day and seat entry at this year’s event.
How can I watch Wimbledon 2022?
For those without a ticket, the BBC will broadcast extensive coverage of all the action throughout Wimbledon week.
Viewers can watch the Championships daily from 11am on BBC One, BBC Two and via BBC iPlayer.
There are also up to 18 seats to choose from on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app.
BBC Radio 5 Live, meanwhile, has live commentary and expert analysis every day, as well as a new Wimbledon Daily podcast.