Former British No 1s Tim Henman and Johanna Konta have joined the BBC’s broadcast team for Wimbledon.
The voices of the BBC’s Wimbledon team will be heard all around the English-speaking world with the feed going out to partner broadcasters across the globe.
This will be the final Wimbledon broadcast for iconic presenter Sue Barker who will be joined in presenting duties by former England cricketer Isa Guha.
Guha will open the BBC’s coverage daily before handing over to Barker, while Clare Balding reprises her role in hosting the “Today At Wimbledon” highlights show.
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.
Pat Cash and Martina Navratilova join McEnroe and King as former winners of the Championships Wimbledon who are on the broadcast team.
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.
Match commentary will be provided by Chris Bradnam, James Burridge, Andrew Castle, Matt Chilton, Kim Clijsters, Andrew Cotter, Kat Downes, Jo Durie, Colin Fleming, Peter Fleming, Paul Hand, John Inverdale, Abigail Johnson, David Law, Nick Lester, John Lloyd, Miles MacLagan, Ronald McIntosh, Alison Mitchell, Nick Mullins, Pete Odgers, Arvind Parmar, Louise Pleming, Simon Reed, Sam Smith, Liz Smylie, Mel South and Andy Stevenson.
How to watch Wimbledon
The Wimbledon broadcast will be live on the BBC from 11:00 (BST) daily (10:30 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.
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The daily “Today at Wimbledon” highlights show will also be on BBC Two and across the BBC’s digital platforms at 20:30.
Highlights and other video clips will be added to the Wimbledon YouTube channel throughout the tournament.
For those unable to make their way to a screen of some sort Tony Livesey and Gigi Salmon will present BBC Radio 5 Live’s coverage from Wimbledon each day.
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