A new face will be added to the BBC's commentary team at Wimbledon next year, Sue Barker hinting that tennis great Roger Federer will make his debut.

The final curtain came down on Federer's playing career at the Laver Cup in September when the 20-time Grand Slam winner announced his retirement before the tournament.

The 41-year-old has played very little competitive tennis in the past few years due to a long-term knee injury and admitted it was time to listen to his body and call it a day.

However, Federer has made it clear that he wants to continue playing tennis to some extent, suggesting that he will play exhibition tournaments and do some coaching.

There have also been suggestions he could become a commentator and looks set to be part of the BBC's Wimbledon 2023 squad if the legendary Barker is to be believed.

The former World No. 3 and 1976 French Open Barker, who herself retired this year as a public broadcaster Wimbledon presenter after three decades in the booth,

Barker "also strongly hinted that tennis legend Roger Federer, who officially retired at The Laver Cup at 02 last month, may join the BBC commentary team for Wimbledon next year."

Federer has won eight men's singles titles at Wimbledon, with his last trophy coming in 2017, and also holds the record for most consecutive titles,