Sam Smith, who was British number one between 1996 and 1999, is part of BT Sport's tennis coverage team.

Essex-born Sam attained a career high singles ranking of 55 on the WTA tour in 1999, having achieved her best Grand Slam performance at Wimbledon as a wildcard the year before, when she reached the fourth round.

She also won ITF tournaments at Nottingham in 1995 in both singles and doubles and Frinton-on-Sea in 2000.

Since retiring from the sport, she has commentated on tennis for various broadcasters including the BBC, ITV, Sky Sports and Eurosport.