Karma's a wonderful thing now and then, isn't it, Gilles Simon? Do remember that on your Eurostar trip home. With barely a sniff at the Wimbledon title, having lost in straight sets to Belgian Xavier Malisse, the man known as "little chicken" to his friends will be best remembered from this year's championship for reigniting the perennial argument about how much the men and women's winners earn for their troubles.
I was born the month that parliament voted equal pay for women. Even now the Equality and Human Rights Act (EHRC) estimates that my daughters may earn £361,000 less than men over their working life. But there is hope for my granddaughters.