The former French Open winner fronts Wimbledon and hosts BBC’s A Question of Sport.


Biography

Sue Barker is one of the linchpins of BBC Sport, anchoring both Wimbledon and the Olympics. She also holds court over Matt Dawson, Phil Tufnell and their guests as host of the long-running television quiz, A Question of Sport.

Sue first attracted attention as a junior tennis champion, turning professional at sixteen and enjoying a twelve year playing career, winning the French Open. She became world number three, beating many of the greats including Navratilova, Virginia Wade and Billy Jean King.

After retiring from the game Sue worked with NBC and Australia’s Channel 7 before joining the BBC on Grandstand. She has also presented horse racing and Sports Personality of the Year.

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