Andy Murray is a floater in this 2012 French Open.
Major championships are what matter to Luke Donald, winner of the 2012 BMW Championship on Sunday, but the flagship event of the European Tour is hardly a consolation prize.
England stole the moment – and with near absolute certainty the match as well as the series – in the final session with the sort of compelling performance that separates the best sides from the merely industrious.
Shane Williams's script writer surely hails from Hollywood.
The Ernie Els outburst has become an annual tradition here and it duly arrived on a warm and windy day at the BMW Championship when the scoring headed north and the big man's temper headed south.
Drawing Andy Murray on to the punch is about as easy as tempting him to the net.
What a week for Rory McIlroy and not in a good way.
No athlete in history has earned as much per second as Usain Bolt but the long line of punters queueing out of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for last-minute tickets on a grotty, sodden Friday night suggested he was worth his fee, whatever it was (the whispers on the athletics circuit, where everyone is paid in dollars, start at $100,000 and rise steeply thereafter).
Chris Froome has successfully negotiated the formality of a procession from Sèvres into Paris to win his second Tour de France in three years.
Jessica Ennis-Hill will decide whether to compete in next month’s world championships in Beijing after testing herself in the long jump and 200m at the Anniversary Games on Saturday.