British RoyalsThe CambridgesThe Kents

The Duchess of Cambridge presents Wimbledon trophy for first time

It felt like a changing of the guard. For decades, the Duke of Kent has handed over the prizes at Wimbledon but today he stepped aside. For the first time, the Duchess of Cambridge presented the trophies on Centre Court at the end of an already legendary match. The duchess, patron of the All England Tennis Club, had joined the duke, the club’s president, in the Royal Box at Wimbledon for…
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The Duchess of Cambridge visits Wimbledon 2019

The Duchess of Cambridge has spent the day at Wimbledon as competition at the Grand Slam really began to heat up. Kate, who is patron of the All England Tennis and Croquet Club, spent time courtside around the site as well as meeting former champions and those working to support the sport at grassroots level. And as this is Wimledon and this is Kate, there were plenty of tennis faces, too, fear…
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Duchess of Cambridge to appear in BBC documentary about Wimbledon

Ahead of the start of the 201 Wimbledon Championships next Monday, the Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of her love for the sport of tennis in a new BBC documentary. Sue Barker: Our Wimbledon celebrates 90 years of Wimbledon coverage on the BBC and sees Sue Barker travel around the world to find out what it is about Wimbledon that inspires so many and turns even the unlikeliest people into tennis…
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Duchess of Cambridge takes on Queen's tennis patronage

It has been a busy past few months for the Duchess of Cambridge as she has taken on another patronage that once belonged to another member of the Royal Family. After 64 years as a loyal Patron, Queen Elizabeth II is said to be handing the baton of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club to the Duchess. The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club hosts The Championships at Wimbledon and it…
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