‘Shocked’ Martina Navratilova says John McEnroe is paid 10 times more in BBC role

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has made an apparent pay gap her latest opponent.

After seeing fellow tennis champion John McEnroe on a list of highest-paid broadcasting talent at the BBC, Navratilova said she is paid a fraction of his salary for covering the U.K. Wimbledon tennis tournament. McEnroe reportedly makes between 150,000 pounds and 199,999 pounds ($210,000 to $280,000), while Navratilova makes about 15,000 pounds ($21,000) for her coverage of the tournament.

Navratilova said it’s hard to compare salaries because different commentators work for different amounts of time, but she was “shocked” that the difference between her salary and McEnroe’s, she told the BBC television show “Panorama.

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