From the author of the press release ‘Divorcing World Cup parents urged to avoid extra time’ comes the tennis version ‘Wimbledon: Advantage Nobody’.

Yes, the PR bods at the National Family Mediation Service have spotted another excuse to plug the cause of mediation. And, as usual, chief executive Jane Robey is ready with excruciating sporting puns. Apparently couples who have decided to separate or divorce face the longest ‘deuce’ they could imagine by taking the ‘court’ route, leading to a judgment that essentially means ‘advantage nobody’.

Obiter is already looking forward to the press release about punctured tandems and saddle soreness when the Tour de France gets going next week.