This year’s Wimbledon feels like a celebration whose horde is indisposed. On paper, it looks terrific. British fans can hearten a top-ten seed in both singles draws for a initial time given 1973. The usually problem is that Andy Murray is walking with a limp and Johanna Konta is recuperating from a complicated tumble during Eastbourne.
Still, that doesn’t meant that a song has to be incited off and a booze put behind in a cupboard. The rest of a universe has come to play, and a dual old-stagers, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, demeanour prepared to bust some selected moves on a dancefloor.
The good “Fedal” pivot looks like being a story of a summer. We have already had dual reversion slams in 2017, as Federer despatched allcomers during a Australian Open – a contest that perplexed audiences around a universe – before Nadal re-established his power during Roland Garros.
Now many tennis insiders are forecasting a fourth…