Last month Kong Linghui was replaced as head of the women's table tennis team following a gambling debt scandal, sparking a social media frenzy.
Andy Murray’s defeat yesterday by the 6 ft 6 in muscle-bound American giant Sam Querrey destroyed the distant prospect of two Britons winning both the men’s and women’s Wimbledon single finals for the first time since 1909.
That stupid screamer should surely be identified and banned from the tournament for a year or two. By the way, it may be fitting that the new patron saints of SW19 should be the Middletons.
Kate has naturally been there as patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
At the weekend, both winners will pocket £2.2 million.