Arthurs and Bjorkman having a senior moment

Someone must have forgotten to tell Wayne Arthurs and Jonas Bjorkman the over-35 tournament begins next week. A combined 71 years old, the two players will clash in the third round of Wimbledon.

Updated: June 29, 2007, 11:08 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- Wayne Arthurs had what you might call a senior moment after his second-round upset of Spain's Tommy Robredo, the No. 11 seed.

First, a couple of fellow Australians greeted him in front of the locker room with a personalized wheelchair. Then the 36-year-old Arthurs, the oldest man in Wimbledon's singles draw, couldn't remember striking his second and final match point when reporters quizzed him. For the record, it was a backhand winner scooped from his shoe ...

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