In the mind of the average British tennis fan, the sun is always shining at Wimbledon. It is a nationwide delusion which owes much to the upbeat personality of Sue Barker, one of life’s natural mood-enhancers.
Christophe Soumillon, the 10-time French champion jockey who was banned last week for elbowing a competitor off his horse, has been ditched by Aga Khan Studs as the fallout continues over the controversy at Saint-Cloud.
James Maddison hit out at Gary Neville's line of questioning with the midfielder rebuffing suggestions that he is being overlooked for England due to claims he "wouldn't be a good traveller".
Matches have provided relief from the Premiership’s off-field issues of late and Friday encapsulated the diorama neatly.