Kate, Duchess of Cambridge applauds after taking her seat in the Royal Box on Centre Court. AP
Kate Middleton the Duchess of Cambridge, known for being a keen tennis fan, made an appearance on the second day of the championship to watch a British wildcard competing on the lowly outside courts.
The Duchess of Cambridge left the plush confines of the Royal Box to watch a British wildcard competing on the lowly outside courts.
The Duchess of Cambridge sat on Court 14 to watch Harriet Dart take on Christina McHale.
Kate was wearing sunglasses and a white button-up dress
Dart lost the first set 4-6, but after the Duchess left, the Briton turned things around to win the match.
The crowd was completely unaware of the fact that they were having a royalty among them.
Kate, 37, is a long-time tennis fan. She became the official patron of the All England Club in 2017, taking over from Queen Elizabeth II.
The Middleton family members are frequent visitors to the Club, often getting an invite into the Royal Box.
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The 37-year-old Swiss can clinch a record-extending 21st major if he manages to break free of the world number one's stranglehold.
Tennis star Serena Williams has revealed that she has apologised to Japan's Naomi Osaka who defeated her in the finals of the US Open last year.
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Minutes before the official men’s draw, Malek Jaziri — one of the best tennis players in the Arab world — said that he hoped for better luck this time.
Returning to the court for the first time since lifting a record-extending eighth Australian Open title last month, top seed Novak Djokovic will face former semi-finalist Malek Jaziri in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.