Everyone with a royal-box invite dons their smartest threads but when you’re defending champion Andy Murray, there’s no need to make the effort.
Murray looked comically out of place in a white tracksuit with his hair still wet. He was between practice sessions but was joining fellow British Olympic gold medallists for lunch.
Steaks well done
Garbine Muguruza set the smoke alarms wailing for a good 20 minutes at her rented house after burning some steaks — and feared the fire brigade would turn up to tell her off.
“I love red meat,” she said. “I did a lot of steaks. It was so much smoke”, said Spain’s world No 15. “I felt scared. I’m like, ‘Are they going to come just because of steak?’”
Andre Agassi was seen struggling with a different kind of heat. Watching from Novak Djokovic’s sun-drenched box on Centre Court, the former champion was seen smearing white suncream all over his bald head, before later taking refuge under a towel.
Grigor Dimitrov longs for a bit of peace and quiet on a Sunday, calling it his favorite day of the tournament.
“Tomorrow is going to be the best day, that Sunday just when everything is so calm. It’s just us, the players. All you can hear is the hitting of the ball. You can just hear how the ball sits on the strings. It’s a pretty special feeling. It puts a huge smile on my face,” the Bulgarian said.
Winning 11-9 in the fifth set to get through his doubles match took some superhuman effort — perhaps explaining why Poland’s doubles machine Lukasz Kubot was introduced to the press as Lukasz Robot.
Serene Sunday Robo swap