Well, this just about settles it!
You can’t miss Dustin Brown, but you can, apparently, mistake him. As he made his way to practice court No4 at lunchtime, a little boy lifted up a tennis ball for him to sign, and his mum, momentarily confused, said: “Thank you, Gaël.” When someone nearby pointed out her mistake, she was mortified: “I’m so sorry, Dan.”
The second of the two press conferences held at a Formula One race weekend tends to be the drier. With the glamour boys going first on Thursday, Friday heralds the team principals and chief engineers.
When Novak Djokovic arrived here this year without a warm-up event and with the wounds of another near miss at the French Open still fresh, the consensus was that it would take something special for him to bounce back by successfully defending his Wimbledon title.
The former champion Maria Sharapova continued her smooth, relatively untested progress through the Wimbledon draw as she saw off Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania 6-4, 6-3 on Friday to book her place in the last 16.
Heather Watson observed with some cause during a good run of results last season that anyone can beat anyone on their day in the modern game.
It was his third match at Wimbledon in five days, and the third time Nick Kyrgios had attracted the attention of the umpire for the wrong reasons.
New York Jets star Sheldon Richardson and San Diego’s Antonio Gates have each been suspended for the first four games of the NFL season for violating the league’s policy on drugs.
A downhearted Rafael Nadal has vowed to do everything he can to regain the form that brought him two Wimbledon titles, having suffered an earlier than expected defeat for the fourth year in a row.
Should Lewis Hamilton win his fourth Formula One world championship this season, it is unlikely he will have a fonder moment to remember than his win on Sunday at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
It was much to the amusement of his press-box colleagues that not so very long ago, John Woodcock, the eminent former cricket correspondent of The Times, began a piece with the words: “As recently as 1936 …”
Long before the words had tumbled out of Mo Farah’s mouth, his victory smile gave the game away. After months enduring his own private purgatory, neither bad nor brilliant but somewhere in between, Britain’s double Olympic champion believes he is back near his very best.