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Kate and William arrive at Wimbledon to watch Federer v Djokovic clash

Kate Middleton has made her third visit to Wimbledon to watch the men’s final alongside her husband Prince William.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived at the tennis tournament ahead of Roger Federer’s clash with Novak Djokovic.

Federer will be hoping to secure a record extending ninth Wimbledon title.

Kate wore a pale blue 50s-style dress by London-based designer Emilia Wickstead with nude heels for the sporting event.

William looked casual in a grey suit jacket with navy trousers.

The royal couple met with senior figures from the All England Lawn Tennis Club, including head referee and former player Andrew Jarrett.

They also met with four of the club’s team of ball boys and girls.



William and Kate will be in the royal box on Centre Court today to watch Djokovic defend his title.

The duchess, patron of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, will be making her third visit to the championships in SW19 this year.

On Saturday, she sat alongside sister-in-law Meghan Markle to watch Serena Williams crash to a straight sets defeat against Simona Halep in the women’s final.

Halep, who previously shared her hopes of seeing Kate in the royal box, said it was an ‘honour’ and ‘an extra boost’ to play in front of the two duchesses.

Kate was among the first people to congratulate the Romanian as she left the court to celebrate her maiden Wimbledon title.

Earlier in the tournament, Kate enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour of the club and made the rare move of watching a game on one of its outside courts.

Her visits have included meeting British players past and present, junior competitors and the project managers behind the recently redeveloped Number One Court.




The duchess also received a few gardening tips from Marion Regan, one of the owners of Hugh Lowe Farms which has supplied the famous Wimbledon strawberries for more than 25 years.

Last week, Federer revealed he had recently played tennis with Kate’s son Prince George, with the 20-time grand slam winner describing the young royal as a ‘cute boy’ who had ‘good’ technique.

According to Met Office forecaster Sophie Yeomans, weather conditions on Sunday are expected to be ‘mainly fine, dry and sunny’.

She added ‘there will be a few patches of cloud around through the afternoon’ and a ‘small chance’ of ‘a light bit of rain’, but it is forecast to be warm with temperatures rising to 23°C.

Spectators are advised to drink plenty of water and use sun cream to protect against high UV levels.

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