When Serena Williams takes to centrecourt at Wimbledon within the Girls’s Singles finals, she’ll be sharing the highlight with two different ladies.
Whereas it isn’t the primary time her good buddy of a few years will likely be cheering her on from the stands, will probably be the primary time Meghan Markle steps into the Royal Field because the newly-minted Duchess of Sussex.
It additionally marks the 36-year-old first solo outing along with her new sister-in-law, Kate Middleton.
Regardless of being on maternity depart the Duchess of Cambridge, who’s the Wimbledon patron, will attend the Girls’s Singles Closing on Saturday with Meghan to look at Serena battle it out towards Germany’s Angelique Kerber.
So, how does the previous No. 1 tennis champ really feel in regards to the Duchesses watching on for her huge sport?
Whereas, the mum-of-one had been reluctant to say whether or not her good buddy Meghan would flip as much as Wimbledon through the earlier rounds of competitors, as soon as the official announcement got here from Kensington Palace on Thursday, Serena broke her silence on the topic.
The 36-year-old mentioned throughout a press convention, with a smile and a faux British accent in keeping with Hi there! journal: “There you go. It got here from the palace that she is approaching Saturday.”
Including: “I look ahead to it”.
“We have all the time had an exquisite friendship and yearly for a pair years she comes out to Wimbledon, has supported me and now she’s supporting me in a special position. However our friendship remains to be precisely the identical,” Serena mentioned of Meghan.
“We all the time have supported one another, simply been there for one another by means of rather a lot.”
Serena and husband Alexis Ohanian have been among the many star-studded visitor listing at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Marriage ceremony in Could.