BBC apology for John Inverdale remark about Marion Bartoli
The BBC has apologised after reports that commentator John Inverdale said Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli was "never going to be a looker".
Inverdale's comments on Radio 5 live as the French player prepared to face Germany's Sabine Lisicki provoked anger from many listeners.
A BBC spokesperson said: "We accept that this remark was insensitive and for that we apologise."
06 Jul 2013