- Which former tennis players are part of the BBC tennis broadcast?
- Why is Sue Barker leaving BBC Wimbledon?
- Who are the BBCs Wimbledon pundits and commentators?
- Who are the tennis announcers for NBC?
- When was the first tennis match on NBC?
- When did NBC start broadcasting Wimbledon?
- How old is Sue Barker now?
- Who is Victoria Barker?
- Who is Sue Beaker’s husband Lance Tankard?
- Who are the pundits on BBCs Wimbledon 2018?
- What channel is Wimbledon on TV?
- Who are the most famous people who have covered Wimbledon?
Which former tennis players are part of the BBC tennis broadcast?
Other former players lending their voices to the broadcast include two-time US Open champion Tracy Austin, former World No 1 Caroline Wozniacki, Kim Ciljsters and now-veteran broadcaster Annabel Croft.
Why is Sue Barker leaving BBC Wimbledon?
Sue Barker said a tearful goodbye to Wimbledon after her final stint at presenting the BBC’s coverage. The 66-year-old is hanging up her microphone after 30 years of fronting the annual sporting showpiece. Commentator and former Wimbledon champion John McEnroe introduced a package of Barker’s highlights, both as a player and a presenter, at SW19.
Who are the BBCs Wimbledon pundits and commentators?
The BBC have engaged an impressive collection of former players to act as pundits and commentators for their Wimbledon broadcast. These include staples of Wimbledon coverage in recent decades, John McEnroe and Billie Jean King.
Who are the tennis announcers for NBC?
Ted Robinson (2000–2018; Robinson has served as the lead announcer of NBCs tennis coverage since 2000. Robinson has called the French Open and (through 2011) Wimbledon Championships for NBC) Tim Ryan  Jim Simpson (–1979) Bill Stern
When was the first tennis match on NBC?
NBCs relationship with tennis dates as far back as August 9, 1939. While at the amateur Eastern Grass Court Championships, in Rye, New York, NBC broadcast the first ever televised tennis match. NBC made history again at the 1955 Davis Cup, where they televised the first tennis match ( United States vs. Australia) in color .
When did NBC start broadcasting Wimbledon?
Wimbledon became the second tennis Grand Slam event (after the Australian Open) to air live coverage in the United States exclusively on pay television, although replays of the tournament finals have aired on broadcast network ABC. NBCs coverage of the French Open began in 1975.
Who is the BBC’s Wimbledon commentator?
A former French Open champion, Barker’s association with Wimbledon dates back to 1993, the year in which the 66-year-old Brit first took charge of BBC’s Wimbledon coverage. Ever since then, Barker has been a household name when talking about Wimbledon.
Who are the pundits on BBCs Wimbledon 2018?
The pair will be joined on rotation by a wealth of tennis experts to provide punditry and analysis throughout Wimbledon, including; Pat Cash, Marion Bartoli, Annabel Croft, Miles Maclagan, Laura Robson, Chanda Rubin, Leon Smith, Jeff Tarango and Mark Woodforde.
What channel is Wimbledon on TV?
Wimbledon will be live on the BBC from 11am daily (10.30am on day one), with coverage on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC iPlayer. Multi-court coverage is available on BBC iPlayer, the red button, the BBC Sport app and the BBC Sport website. The daily “Today at Wimbledon” highlights show will be on BBC Two and across their digital platforms at 8.30pm.
Who are the most famous people who have covered Wimbledon?
The first and foremost in the list is Sue Barker. A former French Open champion, Barker’s association with Wimbledon dates back to 1993, the year in which the 66-year-old Brit first took charge of BBC’s Wimbledon coverage. Ever since then, Barker has been a household name when talking about Wimbledon.