Monday June 28
First sport of the week: two good tales face off towards two unhealthy news. Let’s begin with what warms the coronary heart, then, and with the return to Wimbledon of the hero Andy Murray, winner in the thoughts of a struggle of greater than three hours towards the unpredictable Nikoloz Basilashvili. Meanwhile, sitting on his couch, Peter Marshall, a 56-year-old American citizen identified with Alzheimer’s illness in 2018, asks his spouse Lisa in marriage … a second time, for lack of recollections of their first union. . A tragic and touching story, as Simona Halep, affected in the calf, pronounces her package deal for the Olympics and that Johanna Konta, contact case, should quit her ticket to Wimbledon. Ah, the (co) life (d).
Tuesday June 29
While Serena Williams has to retire upon coming into Wimbledon as a result of a leg damage, her sister, Venus, climbs in the second spherical at … 41 years outdated. What to show a broad smile, to play in parallel the blended doubles with Nick Kyrgios, and to be on the similar line as this Bordelais who finds 85 000 euros in money in the center of cumbersome posed on a sidewalk. How a lot is the feminine prize cash?
Wednesday June 30
After a match interrupted twice and stretched over three days, Gaël Monfils lastly managed to get rid of Christopher O’Connell at the finish of a match marked by magnificent factors, together with an unbelievable profitable volley between the legs achieved by the French showman. A extra sensible inspiration than that of these New Zealand researchers, who’ve developed a machine that forestalls its proprietor’s jaw from opening as a pro-diet answer. We clearly desire to see O’Connell being eaten by Monfils.
Thursday July 1
Megalomania. In the United States, the rich actual property agent Manny Khoshbin buys eight Mercedes-McLaren SLRs directly. For info, we’re speaking about a automobile bought for greater than 400,000 euros per unit … Richard Gasquet additionally thinks he’ll notice his dream by eliminating the Roger Federer icon, however his magnificent lengthy backhand responding to a Swiss smash stays with out a future and the proprietor continues on his manner. Quietly, as if he had simply purchased a dozen automobiles in his morning.
Friday July 2
18.76 meters. Such is the peak of the Kapla tower constructed by younger folks from Grenoble, who thus obtain a file by stacking 11,200 picket planks. Almost as spectacular as the rating of Nick Kyrgios, certified in the third spherical of Wimbledon with out having ready for months and writer of solely eleven unforced errors towards Gianluca Mager. Eleven, like the Australian’s common quantity of coaching classes over the previous 12 months.
Saturday July 3
He was led, he did not quit, he received. Led two units to nothing by Marin Čilić, Daniil Medvedev comes out and disgusts the Croatian. A primary for the Russian, who had by no means recovered from a handicap of two units or crushed an opponent in 5 units at Wimbledon. A small miracle, identical to the fishing of the American diver Jennifer Dowker. The latter discovered, in actual fact, a bottle containing a message relationship from 1926 at the backside of the Cheboygan River (Michigan). Note, too, that the married couple Samantha Murray-Divij Sharan gleaned their first blended doubles success. A honeymoon in London, why not?
Sunday July 4th
The invisible day. Invisible like tennis at Wimbledon, which does not host any match this Sunday for the final historic center sunday earlier than 2022. And invisible like the sculpture 150 centimeters in diameter bought for 15,000 euros, of which the Italian artist Salvatore Garau is accused of plagiarism . So it could be attainable to plagiarize from the void?