William and Kate were in the royal box at Center Court on Sunday for the men’s final, where the Swiss tennis match against defending champion Novak Djokovic climbed. The Duchess, patron of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, made her third visit to the annual championships today. On Saturday she sat with her sister-in-law the Duchess of Sussex to see Serena Williams crash into a straight sets definition against Simona Halep in the women’s final.
Kate wore a powder blue 1950s-like dress from a collection of London-based designer Emilia Wickstead.
The royal couple met senior figures from the All England Lawn Tennis Club, including lead referee and former player Andrew Jarrett.
They also met with four from the ball boys ‘and girls’ club team.
However, the couple had a short lip about who they hoped to see the trophy light up today.
Among the famous names to receive an invitation to the royal box are Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch, The Avengers’ Tom Hiddleston and Fight Club star Edward Norton.
Multi-billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos also received a coveted invitation.
He was accompanied by his new girlfriend Lauren Sanchez after his divorce from his 26-year-old wife of MacKenzie Bezos.
Opera singer Katherine Jenkins and her husband Andrew Levitas also arrived in Wimbledon on Saturday morning before they started playing.
“This is our favorite day in probably all summer events in London,” Mrs. Jenkins said.
Dave Knights, head of the stewards at the championships, said, “They did not indicate at all who they wanted to win.”
Mr. Knights, whose team is responsible for keeping order under the crowds in the full courts, added, “They were very positive about what we are doing here at Wimbledon.”
He can draw on 32 years of experience in the Royal Air Force to ensure that no one is out of step.
“It was a very smooth championships – the good weather helped,” said Mr. Knight.
While Kate and William met senior figures, Roger Federer crossed the bridge between the Millennium building and Center Court.
He was greeted by loud cheers from fans waiting on the path below.
Last week, Federer revealed that he recently played tennis with Kate’s son Prince George, with the grand slam 20 winner describing the young royal family as an “adorable boy” with “good” technique.
According to Met Office predictor Sophie Yeomans, the weather conditions on Sunday are expected to be “mostly fine, dry and sunny”.
She added: “There will be a few places with clouds around noon.
She said there is a “small chance” of “a light rain”, but it is predicted to be hot with temperatures rising to 23C.
Kate looked at Simona. Help the women’s final on Saturday and was one of the first to congratulate the Romanian.
Halep had previously shared her hope to see Kate in the royal box, and then said it was an “honor” and “an extra incentive” to play for the duchesses.