The age of Twitter means that tennis Grand Slam tournaments can now poke fun at each other, and when the rain fell on Day 11 of the French Open, Wimbledon did just that.
UPDATE: Due to rain, matches will begin no earlier than 3:45pm.. #RG14— Roland Garros (@rolandgarros) June 4, 2014
Wimbledon, infamous for its rain delays, stepped straight into action:
And Roland-Garros had no comeback to that one:
Wimbledon begins two weeks after the French Open, but even if the weather in Britain takes a turn for the worse, Roland-Garros won't be able to exact any revenge from Paris.
The retractable Centre Court roof means that whatever the weather, there'll always be tennis on show during the Wimbledon fortnight.
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