Sue Barker

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Sue Barker Tennis player
Sue Barker
Sue Barker in October 2008
Nation: United KingdomUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
Birthday: April 19, 1956
Resignation: 1984
Playing hand: Right
Prize money: $ 878,701
Career record: 365: 208
Career title: 5 WTA , 35 ITF
Highest ranking: 4 (March 20 1977)
Grand Slam record
Career record: 33:38
Career title: 6 WTA, 1 ITF
Grand Slam record
Grand Slam record
Sources: official player profiles at the ATP / WTA and ITF (see web links )

Sue Barker (born April 19, 1956 in Paignton , England ) is a former British tennis player .


Barker's tennis career began in 1973 when she won her first individual title in Eastbourne . The high point of her career was winning the French Open in 1976.

For the British Fed Cup team, she has played a total of 44 games, in which she scored 31 wins for her team. Your Fed Cup balance: 15: 8 in singles, 16: 5 in doubles.

Today Sue Barker works as a sports commentator for the BBC .

Grand Slam victory

date competition Topping Final opponent Result
June 1976 FranceFrance French Open sand CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová 6: 2, 0: 6, 6: 2


Barker is a holder of the MBE and the OBE medal.

Web links

Commons : Sue Barker  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Famous Players, Just Not for their Tennis. In: Retrieved April 11, 2016 .