The Championships, Wimbledon 2017
By The All England Lawn Tennis Club
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The Official iOS App for The Championships, Wimbledon, the only tennis Grand Slam on grass. Live from the All England Lawn Tennis Club, London.
The Championships, Wimbledon runs from 3 July to 16 July 2017, with qualifying starting from 26 June. This app will cover the build-up, qualifying, and every ball hit during the Wimbledon Fortnight. It will also update all year round with news, photos and videos from Wimbledon.
Key features include:
LIVE & improved real-time scores, results and match statistics.
LIVE video: NEW – The Wimbledon Channel – live from 9am to close of play, including live match action, interviews, features and around the Grounds.
LIVE radio: Daily coverage of The Championships and live commentary of Centre Court and No.1 Court match play.
LIVE video & radio: NEW – The Qualifying tournament – live coverage of one court daily
LIVE updates of the onsite action.
NEW - LIVE & VOD 360’ Video from the practice courts
Videos: highlights, behind the scenes, features, interviews, previews and classic matches.
Personalised player-related alerts and play status.
Order of play and tournament schedule,
Photos from matches, behind the scenes and around the Grounds
My Wimbledon: Allowing the fan to choose which types of information they wish to see for the players, event or country of their choice.
Create My Story: combines your photos into a video you can share with friends and family to celebrate your Wimbledon experience as a visitor or one of our many fans following from a far, all over the world.
Plan My Visit: Let us know when you are visting to start your countdown to your day at Wimbledon. The app lists key things to assist in preparing for your visit. It also suggests things to do when you arrive to make your day special. Taking photos will allow you to create your Wimbledon Story later and share with your friends and family.
If you are visiting Wimbledon, will we send push messages to your device offering advice and information throughout the day. To receive these, you should ensure Bluetooth is enabled, and accept location-based messages when you install the app. If you are not visiting Wimbledon there is no need to activate this functionality.
What's New in Version 9.2
Added a Wimbledon themed iMessage sticker pack.
Alerts don't work
I really like this app (apart from the player alerts not working). My favorite feature is that the home screen gives the time at Wimbledon and where I live (Florida) which makes makes life much easier! It's a pain to have to constantly "translate" the time. I wish other tournament apps would do this! Another reviewer had a problem with the schedule. Not sure what the problem is because I see the each day's schedule the afternoon before. Now if they can just get the player alerts working!
The worst app (again!)
This review was written in 2016, but they have done nothing to fix the app since the. If anything, the app is slower than ever!!!
This has to be a contender for worst app design in history. Such a confused mess of swipes, taps, hidden screens, etc. Should I swipe up on the home screen? The app really wants me to, but all that's there is news articles with one line teasers and a ton of wasted space. Or should I swipe right into "news?" Wait, why is there a separate need area… wasn't already seeing a news feed of some kind? Or do I swipe left into Live? Seems reasonable, unless you've already swiped up into the first news feed, in which case you'll have to swipe all the way back up to the top in order to swipe either left or right.
Or maybe I should click on the random grid icon in the upper left? Wow, looks like there's a completely different app with a totally different (and possibly better) navigation design in there.
Seriously, what is going on with this app?
Alerts don't work and doesn't update the score
This app 2 years ago was great. On the scores and results screen there was a refresh button you could press if you didn't think the scores were refreshing. Nowadays, there is no refresh button and the app hardly refreshes. I have to constantly completely exit from the app for it to refresh. I also have lots of players that I follow and that I want to get notifications about but the app for some reason now refuses to send me notifications. Other than these two things the app is fine but these things are essential when using the app.
- Category: Sports
- Updated: Jul 02, 2017
- Version: 9.2
- Size: 130 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Wimbledon
- © AELTC / IBM
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.Apple TV: Yes