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Davenport joins BBC line-up for 2010 Wimbledon Championships

John McEnroe, Sue Barker, Tim Henman and Boris Becker serve up ace coverage on the BBC as Wimbledon 2010 gets underway

Former Wimbledon ladies singles champion and World No. 1 Lindsay Davenport will be joining the BBC's line-up when it commences its live and exclusive coverage of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships on 21 June 2010.

1999 champion Davenport joins an enviable line up that already features Tim Henman, John McEnroe, Boris Becker, John Lloyd, Greg Rusedski, Andrew Castle, Tracy Austin, Virginia Wade, Mark Petchey, David Mercer, Peter Fleming, Barry Davies, Mark Cox, Simon Reed, Chris Bradnam, Matt Chilton, Liz Smylie, Sam Smith, Jason Goodall, Jo Durie and Louise Pleming. Reporters onsite adding daily colour to the championships are Garry Richardson, Phil Jones, Rishi Persad and Celina Hinchcliffe.

Sue Barker will present live daytime and evening coverage on BBC One and BBC Two. The daily highlights show Today At Wimbledon will be presented by John Inverdale on BBC Two each weekday evening.

As well as coverage on BBC One, BBC Two and the BBC HD channel, viewers will be able to follow the championships via BBC Online, who will be streaming all the live action direct to viewers' PCs and offering live text commentaries via the mobile service. BBC Red Button will also offer a wide range of viewing options throughout Wimbledon and with BBC Radio 5 Live providing extensive coverage, interviews and commentary from Wimbledon, there are more ways than ever to follow the excitement and action this year.

BBC Red Button will offer a choice of up to five live matches, plus a highlights service and replays of the top matches. Viewers will also be able to switch between commentary and no-commentary options on selected live matches. When there is coverage on BBC One and BBC Two, Freeview will offer a choice of up to four matches. A digital text service will also be available with news, results and score updates.

BBC's Sport website will have live streaming and on-demand highlights. Interviews from the television coverage will also feature, and there will be live scoring available on your PC. Mobile users can follow the latest action by reading the live text commentary service. There will also be match reports and quotes as well as analysis from the BBC talent team at the Championships. Wimbledon is available online and on your mobile at bbc.co.uk/tennis.

BBC iPlayer will be offering up to two full matches every day of the tournament. Today At Wimbledon will also be available on demand from BBC iPlayer.

CH2/ST2 (TV), DL/LW/AB (Radio)

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