Wimbledon 2022 BBC commentators and pundits revealed

Joshua Rogers June 27, 2022
Wimbledon 2022 BBC commentators and pundits revealed
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The most prestigious Grand Slam is back at the All-England Club. Meet the full list of BBC 2022 Wimbledon commentators and pundits here.

The world’s best tennis players descend to SW19 this week for the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. Australian Ash Barty won the women’s singles title in 2021 but will not be there to defend her title this year after she retired from the sport.

Novak Djokovic is the reigning men’s champion, and will be looking to add Grand Slam number 21 to his resume.

Meanwhile, British women’s number one Emma Raducanu, British men’s number one Cameron Norrie, and two-time champion Andy Murray headline the home grown favourites.

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Meet the BBC’s 2022 Wimbledon pundits

The BBC will once again be providing full coverage of Wimbledon. Throughout the tournament action will be available to watch on the BBC iPlayer while the BBC Sport website will be showing action from around the grounds.

As ever, there’s a whole host of pundits and commentators working across the tournament.

Barker will be leading the coverage as ever, and will be joined by ex-England cricketer Isa Guha. Clare Balding will be hosting the daily Today At Wimbledon highlights show which is on BBC every evening.

The full list of BBC commentators for Wimbledon 2022 are:

  • Tracy Austin 
  • Pat Cash 
  • Annabel Croft 
  • Johanna Konta 
  • Billie Jean King 
  • John McEnroe 
  • Martina Navratilova 
  • Tim Henman 
  • Caroline Wozniacki 
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The BBC commentators working at Wimbledon this year

As well as the in-studio pundits and analysts, there will also be a serious amount of BBC commentators covering the action over the next two weeks. These are:

  • 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
  • Andy Stevenson

Tony Livesey and Gigi Salmon will also present BBC Radio 5 Live’s coverage.

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It will be Sue Barker’s last Wimbledon championships

Sadly, this year will be presenter Sue Barker’s last time hosting the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage. The 1976 French Open champion first joined the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage in 1993 and has been at the helm ever since.

However, 66-year-old Barker has decided this year will be her last, deciding to retire.

“Basically I just feel the time is right. It has been my dream job and I have loved every minute of it working so many great colleagues who I am going to miss so much,” she told Sportsmail.

“I’m very happy to be leaving with no regrets and on my own terms while I am still on top of the job, it just feels like the right time to go and leave it to others.

“I definitely will be going back to Wimbledon every year, I am a member there and above all I love the tennis. At the moment I am so busy it is difficult to watch all the matches I want.

“I actually love the matches on the outside courts, and from next year I am going to have the time to properly take those in.”

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.