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Sue Barker, born 19 April 1956, is a sports presenter working with the BBC.

Sue is a former professional tennis player. During her tennis career, she won the women’s singles title at the French Open in 1976 beating Renáta Tomanová 6–2, 0–6, 6–2 and reached a career-high singles ranking of World Number 3.

When Sue retired from tennis she became a commentator and sports reporter for Australia’s Channel 7 in 1985 before joining Sky in 1990 to front their tennis coverage.

Sue joined the BBC In 1993, presenting their coverage of Wimbledon ever since.

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