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Big BBC Blunder : John Inverdale said Marion Bartoli was “never going to be a looker”

The BBC has apologised after 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.”

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