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Wimbledon is back, with today marking the second week of the historic tournament.
Yes, making up for lost time during the pandemic, Wimbledon is back in full swing – with shock knock outs, Pimm’s and of course a lot of real appearances.
The royal family is known to be fans of Wimbledon, with the Duchess of Cambridge, patron of All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, often watching from the Royal Box.
But when Wimbledon returned, it wasn’t her presence this year that made the headlines, but rather sweet anecdotes from the Duchess’s past visits, with one in particular that saw Kate publicly leave the royal box going viral.
While Kate was expected to watch from the Royal Box during her appearance in the tournament last year, which she did for most of the day, the Duchess showed up with her friends Katie Boulter and Anne Keothavong to pick them up. a match on court 14, surprised fans.
Kate’s surprise visit to the small court was to support Harriet Dart, a 22-year-old British player who was in competition against USA’s Christina McHale.
The three women were all smiling as they cheered on Harriet, who won the match, beating Christina 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, to advance to the second round of Wimbledon.
Harriet was told only that she was in the presence of royalties on the coin purse when the referee of the chair gave her a head start.
And his thoughts on the matter? “I mean, it’s pretty surreal. Have any of you had the Duchess watch you guys play? ‘
This is beautiful.
We are sure that the support of the Duchess of Cambridge has been of great help!