Why don’t more British men hold hands?

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We weren’t just moved by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal holding hands after they played their last match together, writes Tom Ough. We also couldn’t help but ask ourselves: why isn’t hand-holding as common between British men as it is around the world?

he two men, sitting side-by-side, are becoming tearful. Their brows crease; their eyes moisten; their mouths part, as if in preparation for the gasp that precedes a sob. And then Roger Federer’s hand reaches for Rafael Nadal’s.

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In touching each other’s hands at last week’s Laver Cup, Federer and Nadal seemed to touch the tennis-watching public; social media was awash with emotional reaction. Federer had just played the last game of

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