Fed was so classy in defeat. Sue Barker asked him outright if this had come too soon after Wimbledon and he said something like "No, I'd taken three weeks off and felt great. Andy just played better than me."
- As featured in The Independent.
"This is not the time for namby-pamby promising youngsters who might just do something; not the time for building for the future. Pragmatism rules and they don't come more pragmatic than Rogers."
- Victor Marks makes the case for stiff-legged and stiff-armed 35 year old left-handers in Ashes squads