Wimbledon Live in 3D Hits Big Screen for Finals

June 24, 2011 12:23 PM
Roger Federer (left) and Rafael Nadal could bring their epic rivalry to the big screen for the first time with Wimbledon Live in 3D at participating movie theaters.
To ensure you're there for all the great Wimbledon action, be sure to review time and theater listings.
Tennis giants Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have developed a story and rivalry designed for the silver screen some day and with Wimbledon Live in 3D, that day could come very soon.

The Championships at Wimbledon, one of the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, is celebrating its 125th Anniversary and for the first time ever, each final will be showcased live to movie theatre audiences across the country in RealD™ 3D. For the first time, fans will feel like they are at Centre Court as Wimbledon Live in 3D takes moviegoers into the action beginning with Wimbledon Live in 3D: Women’s Finals on Saturday, July 2 (9:00 a.m. ET / 6:00 a.m. PT); followed by Wimbledon Live in 3D: Men’s Finals on Sunday, July 3 (9:00 a.m. ET / 6:00 a.m. PT). Produced for the 3-D cinematic environment by Sony, these special in-theater events will capture the excitement, energy and drama that fans have come to expect from this famed sports championship.

Presented by NCM Fathom, SuperVision Media and Sony, Wimbledon Live in 3D will be shown in select U.S. theaters via Sony Digital 4K Cinemas and other digital cinema projection systems utilizing RealD LIVE technology, projected from the renowned All-England Tennis Club.

"Tennis fans are encouraged to drop by their local theaters at any time during the matches to experience the thrill of the world’s finest players battling each 100-plus mile-per-hour serve and volley in the Wimbledon Championships events in RealD 3D from their historic, courtside seat," said Dan Diamond, vice president of NCM Fathom.

Tickets for Wimbledon Live in 3D are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a list of prices, visit the NCM Fathom website (theaters and participants subject to change).