All You Need to Know About Commentators for Wimbledon Championships 2021
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All You Need to Know About Commentators for Wimbledon Championships 2021

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All You Need to Know About Commentators for Wimbledon Championships 2021

Every year, tennis fans wait for the end of June as it brings them the most-anticipated tennis tournament, Wimbledon Championships. Starting on June 28, 2021, the revered grass-court event is making a comeback after being called off last year due to the worldwide pandemic. 2020 marked the first time since World War II that the iconic sporting event was canceled.

Hence, the excitement for Wimbledon is off the charts. But the question is: Which commentators will be taking the fans through the live-action on the Championships courts for the two weeks?

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LONDON, LONDON – JUNE 28: An aerial view a roofless Centre Court and the outside courts taken from the BBC elevated camera position during day four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2007, in London, England. (Photo by Glyn Kirk/AELTC/Pool/Getty Images)

While spectators in the stands create the ambiance for players, commentators build the mood for fans at home worldwide. Let’s look at the list of commentators for the Wimbledon Championships 2021.

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Who all are presenting the Championships this year?

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) will cover the 134th edition of the Championships. Also, former tennis professional Sue Baker, CBE, would be the lead presenter of the revered grass tournament. Notably, she won 27 titles, including singles and doubles, during her tennis career.

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WIMBLEDON, UNITED. JUNE 2018 – Aerial Photograph of the No.1 Court at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon on June 27th, 2018. Aerial Photograph by David Goddard/Getty Images

Besides her, tennis luminaries John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova, Boris Becker, Billie Jean King, Tracy Austin, and Tim Henman will voice the grass major. Their comprehension of the game will indeed be an unmissable part of the whole experience.

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Who are the commentators for Wimbledon Championships 2021?

Following is the list of names who will handle the commentary and expert analysis department for Wimbledon this year.

Marion Bartoli: 2013 Wimbledon winner; career-high ranking: 7.

Chris Bradnam: Former British professional.

James Burridge: Sports commentator for BBC.

Andrew Castle: Former U.K No.1; career-high ranking: 80.

Matt Chilton: Sports commentator for BBC.

Andrew Cotter: Sports commentator for BBC.

Annabel Croft: Former British professional; career-high ranking: 24.

Katherine Downes: Sports commentator for BBC.

Colin Fleming: Former British professional; career-high ranking: 17 (doubles).

Peter Fleming: 4-time Wimbledon doubles champion with John McEnroe; career-high ranking: 1 (doubles).

Paul Hand: Former British professional.

John Inverdale: Sports commentator for BBC.

Anne Keothavong: Former British player.

David Law: Sports commentator for BBC.

Nick Lester: Former British player.

John Lloyd: Former British professional; career-high ranking: 21

Dan Lobb: Former British professional.

Miles MacLagan: British coach.

Alison Mitchell: Sports commentator for BBC.

Ronald McIntosh: Sports commentator for BBC.

Nick Mullins: Sports commentator for BBC.

Pete Odgers: Sports commentator for BBC.

Arvind Parmar: Former British professional.

Mark Petchey: Former British professional; career-high ranking: 80

Louise Pleming: Former Australian professional.

Simon Reed: Sports commentator for BBC.

Chanda Rubin: Former American professional; career-high ranking: 6

Sam Smith: Former British No.1.

Liz Smylie: 1985 Wimbledon doubles champion; career-high ranking: 5 (doubles).

Andy Stevenson: Sports commentator for BBC.

Mel South: Former British professional; career-high ranking: 99

The Championships, Wimbledon, will run from June 28 till July 11, 2021. Finally, fans will get the one-of-the-kind tennis experience live from London once again. How excited are you for the Championships?

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