“When the crowd is chanting ‘Roger,’ I hear ‘Novak,’ he said after the match. While that line drew laughs in the press room, he wasn’t joking. ‘It sounds silly, but it is like that,’ Djokovic said. ‘I try to convince myself that it’s like that.'” Slate’s Josh Levin on the incredible Men’s final at Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic Will Win Everything but Our Hearts. (It’s amazing that three players have completely dominated men’s tennis for this long.)

+ The New Yorker: On a Day at Wimbledon When Serena Williams Didn’t Have It, Simona Halep Had It All.