Sue Barker to step down from Wimbledon presenting role after 30 years
The Independent says Sue Barker will retire as presenter of the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage at the end of this year’s tournament after 30 years, the broadcaster has announced.
The former French Open winner, 66, said: “What a wonderful time I’ve had working on some of the biggest sporting events around the world.
“I will miss it terribly but after 30 years I feel the time is right for me. I’ve worked with the best of the best.”
Barker was the last British woman to win the French Open in 1976.
BBC director-general Tim Davie said: “Sue Barker has been the face and voice of Wimbledon for three decades.
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