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Sue Barker wept when John McEnroe paid homage to the presenter as he was preparing to retire fromWimbledon.
She has been reporting on 63-year-old tennis tournaments since 1993 and is loved by fans and players alike.
McEnroe, who won three Wimbledon titles, has been commenting on the tournament with Sue for years.
Leading the tribute during the champion's parade on the center court, he said:
"After 30 years of brilliant coverage of this tournament, give up on the Superker."
Sue overcame emotions(
The center court applauded the star and cheered and cheered.
A popular host who won the Grand Slam singles title at the 1976 French Open, her feelings as she thanked her colleagues for their good luck before making a cheeky bargain. Could not be hidden.
"Thank you, this is about the tournament," she said with tears in her eyes.
"All I can say is that John McEnroe is about to comment on Court 17, so turn off the script.
She is in court 17 (
" But thank you that it really means the world to me. "
Former tennis player Billy Jean King also paid tribute to the British Institute.
Winning Wimbledon six times was one of Sue's rivals who was still in the game, but after becoming a commentator, he's a good companion.
She has announced Wimbledon since 1993(
"I am grateful to you and just get it. Thank you very much.
"Every time you appear on TV, I get up from my chair and walk around. I can't believe you're away from us."
Wimbledon is completely While swinging, Sue wants a British tennis star to take one of the singles titles and mark her final tournament.
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