BBC Wimbledon Commentators -who’s your favourite?

Have you noticed all those ‘90’ logos on the BBCs excellent coverage of Wimbledon. At The Boomers office we’re all avid tennis fans and were some- what flummoxed when they first appeared! Surely we recall with amazing clarity the Centenary Wimbledon back in ’77, Virginia Wade triumphant and the Queen’s silver Jubilee, so what’s all this ‘90’ about? Transpires the outside broadcast team have been setting up shop at the A.E.L.T.C for 90 years quite an achievement.

Looking back over the Wimbledon Championships we recall, we’ve enjoyed some wonderful commentary over the years, do you remember Dan Maskell?

Dan Maskell entertained us with his Wimbledon commentary for the best part of 40 years, testament to his silky skills are the remarkably low amount of gaffs over the years. Affectionately referred to as ‘Dan-isms’ and with fond memories, here’s our favourites:

The Gullikson twins here; an interesting pair……both from Wisconsin
When Martina is tense it helps her relax.
Lendl has remained throughout as calm as the proverbial iceberg.

With a new generation of commentators, who’s you’re favourite (we chose McEnroe-You cannot be serious!)

Images credit BBC Jonathan Ford

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