THE noise riffling around Wimbledon last night came from journalists consulting books to see where precisely it is said that lightning never strikes in the same place twice.
The drama played out under the closed roof of the Centre Court last night had the same sharp, explosive force as the bolt that struck this specific spot of SW19 only 24 hours earlier.
Then the victim was Rafael Nadal, the two-time Wimbledon champion who succumbed to the extraordinary power of Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic. Last night Roger Federer, King of Wimbledon, was standing in the self-same spot facing the power of Julien Benneteau, a hitherto journeyman in the world of tennis.
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