There he was again. Crouching down to the Centre Court surface, plucking a piece a grass, eating it with relish. In a Grand Slam ruled by a great number of unbreakable traditions, this is one that is synonymous with Novak Djokovic.
On Sunday, he beat Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6(3) to win his seventh Wimbledon title. That’s level with Pete Sampras and just one short of Roger Federer’s men’s singles record at the All England Club. But there was one thing he did overtake the Swiss maestro in.