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Sue Barker

Sue, the former French Open tennis champion, has presented A Question of Sport since 1997. Described by her coach Arthur Roberts as ‘a natural athlete with an especially potent forehand’, Sue won the French Open in 1976 when she was only 20.

In the following year she reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon. This helped her reach a career high world ranking of number four.

Sue began her television career with Channel Seven in Australia.

Since joining the BBC, Sue has presented many great sporting events, including the Summer and Winter Olympics, Wimbledon, Grandstand and Sports Review of the Year.

All this and her weekly jousting with Phil and Matt on A Question of Sport.

Date of birth: 19/4/1956.

Grand Slams: 1, French Open 1976.

Most likely to say: 'Do you understand, Phil?!'