Carlos Alcaraz, the champion at Queen's Club, is on a six-game winning streak on grass after making it through to the second round of the men's singles at Wimbledon 2023. But don't write off today's Alcaraz vs Muller match as a one-sided affair; Alexandre Muller has already notched up one shock victory at the All England Club, and he could do it again...
Wimbledon is airing for FREE in some countries. But don't worry if you're on holiday while it's on — because you can watch Alcaraz vs Muller live streams from anywhere with a VPN.
Carlos Alcaraz is enjoying life out on the grass more than ever, an ominous sign for anyone in the Wimbledon draw not called Novak Djokovic. The Queen's champion opened his account on SW19's manicured lawns for 2023 with a surprisingly routine 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 defeat of grass court specialist Jeremy Chardy under the Court 1 roof on Tuesday evening.
After watching videos of Andy Murray's movement on this surface, the Spanish world number one is now seeking out former Wimbledon king Roger Federer for some tips as he seeks to dominated on the green stuff like the Swiss. "Honestly, I want Roger Federer to watch one of my matches," he said after the Swiss watched Murray on Centre Court. "I wish to talk a little bit with him." Alcaraz's bludgeoning baseline game may be more suited to clay, but the 20-year-old's outrageous raw talent means he's a dangerous on any surface.
Alexandre Muller started his first round match against Arthur Rindernech as the underdog, but upset the form book to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in two hours 38 minutes. The world number 84 saved 13 of the 18 break points he faced, keeping his head when all around him were losing theirs.
Also something of a clay court specialist, the natural baseliner has already equalled his best grand slam return in reaching the second round proper in south west London and will go all out for victory against his more illustrious opponent. This will be the first meeting between the pair, so what better time for the Frenchman to put one over his near neighbour?
Make sure to catch all the Wimbledon action by tuning into a Alcaraz vs Muller live stream. Scroll down for details, the daily schedule and the seeds.
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How to watch Alcaraz vs Muller live streams for FREE in 2023
If you're lucky enough to live in the U.K. then you can look forward to a FREE Alcaraz vs Muller live stream in 2023.
That's because the free-to-air BBC and BBC iPlayer has the rights to the action and will be showing wall-to-wall coverage of Wimbledon 2023.
But what if you're usually based in the U.K. but aren't at home for a particular Wimbledon live stream? Maybe you're on holiday and don't want to spend money on pay TV in another country, when you'd usually be able to watch for free at home?
Don't worry — you can watch it via a VPN instead. We'll show you how to do that below.
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How to watch the 2023 Alcaraz vs Muller live streams from anywhere with a VPN
A VPN, or virtual private network, makes it look as if you're surfing the web from your home country, rather than the one you're in. That means you can access the streaming services you already pay for, from anywhere on Earth. Or anywhere that has an internet connection, at least.
For instance, a Brit who's currently in the U.S. could watch Wimbledon – including the Alcaraz vs Muller live stream – on BBC iPlayer, even though they're not in the U.K.
They're totally legal, inexpensive and easy to use. We've tested lots of the best VPN services and our favorite right now is ExpressVPN. It's fast, works on loads of devices and even offers a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Using a VPN is incredibly simple.
1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN is our favorite.
2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance if you're in the U.S. and want to view a U.K. service, you'd select U.K. from the list.
3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to BBC iPlayer and watch the Alcaraz vs Muller live stream.
How to watch Alcaraz vs Muller live streams in the US
Tennis fans in the U.S. will want ESPN to catch the Wimbledon live streams, including today's second round clash featuring Carlos Alcaraz and Alexandre Muller.
The cable service will have extensive coverage from the All England Lawn Tennis Club on ESPN, ESPN2 and the ESPN Plus streaming service, while ABC will also broadcast some live matches. In total, there'll be 1,500 hours of action across all 18 courts, plus highlights and more.
Our pick of these would be Sling TV. The Sling Orange package costs just $40 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including ESPN. Plus, right now Sling is offering new subscribers a $25 discount for the first month.
Tennis Channel is available on both Sling TV (with the Sport Extra add-on) and Fubo.
Fubo costs $75 per month for 166 channels and includes ESPN and the Tennis Channel. It also offer a 7-day free trial.
If you already use those services but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch Wimbledon live streams by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN. And if, for whatever reason, you can't get it working, do remember that you have the comfort of a 30-day money back guarantee with ExpressVPN.
How to watch the 2023 Alcaraz vs Muller live streams in the UK
British tennis lovers also have a couple of options to watch the 2023 Wimbledon live streams. For starters, the whole tournament – including Alcaraz vs Muller – will air for FREE on BBC and BBC iPlayer.
There'll be comprehensive coverage every day of the tournament, with host Clare Balding ably supported by Tim Henman, John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King, Pat Cash and other former stars.
BBC One, BBC To and BBC iPlayer will have live action from the tournament from 11 a.m. BST each day, plus there'll be up to 18 courts to choose from on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website.
Going on holiday this week or next? Sign up to ExpressVPN or another VPN service and you'll be able to use the services you already subscribe to.
How to watch the Alcaraz vs Muller live streams in Canada
Canadians can get all the Wimbledon action on TSN (in English) or RSN (in French), as part of a cable TV package. If they've cut the cord, they can sign up for TSN or RDS streaming accounts for $7.99 (CAD) a day or $19.99 per month.
Not at home right now? Use ExpressVPN or another VPN service to trick your device into thinking you're still in Canada.
How to watch the Alcaraz vs Muller live streams in Australia
Aussies can watch the 2023 Wimbledon live streams on Channel Nine, which means the big games such as Alcaraz vs Muller will also air on the on-demand service 9Now.
That's great news wherever you are, because 9Now is available for free if an Australian postcode. Aussies who aren't in the country right now will simply need to sign up to a VPN such as ExpressVPN in order to watch all the action as if they were back home.
Stan costs a very reasonable $20 AUD per month ($10 for a standard subscription and $10 for the Sport add-on). A 30-day FREE trial gives you a taste of the platform — and the good news is that the Sport add-on also has a 7-day FREE trial.
2023 Wimbledon Schedule
Men’s and Women’s Singles schedule
- First round — July 3-4
- Second round — July 5-6
- Third round — July 7-8
- Fourth round — July 9-10
- Quarterfinals — July 11-12
- Women's Semifinals: July 13
- Men's Semifinals: July 14
- Women's Final: July 15
- Men's Final: July 16
2023 Wimbledon Seeds
2023 Wimbledon Men's seeds
- Carlos Alcaraz
- Novak Djokovic
- Daniil Medvedev
- Casper Ruud
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Holger Rune
- Andrey Rublev
- Jannik Sinner
2023 Wimbledon Women's seeds
- Iga Swiatek
- Aryna Sabalenka
- Elena Rybakina
- Jessica Pegula
- Carolina Garcia
- Ons Jabeur
- Coco Gauff
- Maria Sakkari
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Andy Murray is an award-winning sports writer and columnist. A fluent Spanish speaker and former semi-professional footballer, he was senior staff writer of world-leading football magazine FourFourTwo for seven years and continues to write and edit for them, national newspapers, websites and Premier League clubs. He is not a famous tennis player.