The Wimbledon singles final, the biggest ticket on the men’s tennis tour, saw the Duchess of Cambridge brush shoulders with A-list entertainers and sporting luminaries this afternoon.
Novak Djokovic, the world number one, will create history on Centre Court if he defeats seeded number seven Matteo Berrettini during the Centre Court duel, as he tries to break Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s grand slam record of 20 major victories apiece.
So, who else was in the royal box with Kate?
FEMAIL reveals who’s who here.
1&2) Helen Taylor and Lady Amelia Windsor; 3) Flora Ogilvy; 4&5) Chrissie Evert and Tracey Austin; 6 ) Duke of Kent; 7 & 8) Stefan Edberg and wife Annette Hjort Olsen; 9) The Duchess of Cambridge; 10) Michael Middleton; 11) Sir Patrick Vallance; 12& 13) Alok Sharma and wife Ingela Sharma
Lady Amelia Windsor was among the VIPs in today’s royal box, and looked gorgeous in a white shirt printed with cherries combined with stylish sunglasses. Lady Amelia Windsor accompanied Lady Helen Taylor, the daughter of the Duke of Kent, to watch the nail-biting final this afternoon.
The 25-year-old model, who is the granddaughter of the Queen’s first cousin Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, and 41st in line to the throne, watched the nail-biting final with Lady Helen Taylor, Prince Edward’s daughter, this afternoon.
The society beauty has modeled for Dolce & Gabbana and collaborated with Penelope Chilvers to create her own line of accessories.
She is represented by Storm Models, which also represents Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne.
She is also a contributing editor for Tatler Magazine, and during her stay at Edinburgh University, she apparently interned at Bulgari, a luxury jewelry firm.
3) Flora Ogilvy Princess Alexandra’s granddaughter Flora Ogilvy looked exquisite in blue today as she took her seat in the Royal Box ahead of the match Princess Alexandra’s granddaughter Flora Ogilvy looked lovely in blue today as she took her place in the Royal Box ahead of the match Princess Alexandra’s granddaughter Flora Ogilvy looked elegant in blue today as she took her place in the Royal Box ahead of the match
Flora is a distant cousin of Prince William and Harry, and the little-known royal joins the rest of her extended family on the balcony for Trooping the Colour every year, as well as attending royal weddings. The 26-year-old is married to Timothy Vesterberg, 26, with whom she is said to have had a whirlwind courtship since meeting in May 2019.
She attended Lady Gabriella Windsor’s wedding to Thomas Kingston earlier this year, despite not being invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in 2018.
The low-key couple lives and works in London, where she juggles royal responsibilities with her career as an art consultant.
4 & 5) Chrissie Evert and Tracey Austin American former World number one Chrissie Evert (left) was in good spirits today as she joined close pal Tracy Austin and other high-profile guests in the Royal Box American former World number one Chrissie Evert (left) appeared in good spirits today as she joined Tracy Austin (right) and other high-profile guests in the Royal Box American former World number one Chrissie Evert (left) appeared in good spirits today as she joined Tracy Austin (right) and other high-profile
Throughout her illustrious career, the sportswoman has won 18 Grand Slam singles trophies and three Grand Slam doubles titles, totaling 157 singles titles and 32 doubles titles.
Evert has the highest lifetime winning percentage in singles matches in Open Era tennis history, for men or women, and she was president of the Women’s Tennis Association for 11 years.
Tracy is also a former world number one professional tennis player from the United States.
She won three Grand Slam titles: the US Open women’s singles titles in 1979 and 1981, and the Wimbledon Championships mixed doubles trophy in 1980.
The Queen’s first cousin, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, 85, is president of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club and traditionally presents the trophies for the tournament winners and runners-up.
The Duke is a regular presence at Wimbledon and has made multiple appearances in the last ten days as a tennis fan.
The Duke of Kent, who has served as President of the All England Club for more than five decades, will present the Gentlemens Singles trophy for the final time today before stepping down.
7 & 8) Tennis veteran Stefan Edberg and his wife Annette Hjort Olsen watched Novak Djokovic defeat Matteo Berrettini from the Royal Box this afternoon.
Tennis star Stefan Edberg was joined by his wife Annette Hjort Olsen in the Royal Box this afternoon as Novak Djokovic defeated Matteo Berrettini.
Between 1985 and 1996, the Swedish-born athlete won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam men’s doubles titles.
Former world number one who taught Roger Federer and was ranked in the top ten in singles for ten years in a row.
He was accompanied by his wife, Annette Hjort Olsen, who wore aviator sunglasses and a sleek cream jacket and with whom he has two children.
Throughout the last ten days, the duo has made multiple appearances at the competition.
9) The Duchess of Cambridge Front and center of the royal box was The Duchess of Cambridge, who looked a vision of summer elegant in a PS695 crepe midi dress in blush pink by London-based designer Beulah.
She and her father joined Michael Middleton on court three earlier today to see the Gentlemen’s Wheelchair Singles Final between Gordon Reid and Joachim Gerard, where she and her father participated in a Mexican wave.
Kate chatted with tennis fans on her way to center court and looked to make the good luck sign in reference to England’s match at Wembley this evening.
After being forced into self-isolation for the past week, the patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club will deliver the trophy to Djokovic this afternoon, with the Serbian hoping to join Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the only players with 20 grand slam championships.
She learned of her contact’s positive test last Friday, after spending the most of the day at Wimbledon with celebrities including as Tim Henman and Joe Wicks.
Beulah London, launched in 2010 by Lady Natasha Rufus Isaacs and Lavinia Brennan, has become a go-to name for Kate, who has worn their creations on several occasions.
10) Michael Middleton Kate was joined in the Royal Box by her father Michael Middleton, who had earlier today seen the Gentlemen’s Wheelchair Singles Final with his daughter Kate’s father was in high spirits this afternoon as he joined his daughter in the Royal Box after spending the morning watching the Gentlemen’s Wheelchair Singles Final Kate’s father appeared in high spirits this afternoon as he joined his daughter in the Royal Box after spending the morning watching the Gentlemen’s Wheelchair Singles Final Kate’s father
He was observed earlier in the day doing a Mexican wave with his daughter while chatting with Scott Lloyd, the CEO of the Lawn Tennis Association.
Carole and Michael have been seen in the Royal Box, the most prestigious sitting area at Wimbledon, in prior years, but a spot in the box is not assured, even when your daughter is Kate Middleton.
On Friday, Michael and his wife Carole went to see the men’s semi-final match between Matteo Berrettini of Italy and Hubert Hurkacz of Poland.
11) Sir Patrick Vallance and Alok Sharma in the Royal Box on centre court on day thirteen of Wimbledon today Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance may be seen rubbing elbows with royalty at today’s Wimbledon finals.
Wearing a navy blue suit and a brilliant orange tie, the Head of Government Science and Engineering Profession was seen watching the match on center court today with former business secretary Sharma.
Sir Vallance was appointed Head of the Department of Medicine at UCL.
He was President of Research and Development for a worldwide pharmaceutical company from 2012 until 2018.
12& 13) Former Business Secretary Alok Sharma and his wife Ingela Sharma got front-row tickets to the high-profile match this afternoon.
Ingela Sharma, the former Business Secretary and Member of Parliament for Reading West, wore a fine suit with a light blue tie and could be seen speaking with other Royal Box VIP attendees.
Alok Sharma, the former Secretary of State for Commerce, had front-row tickets at the high-profile match this afternoon.
The former Commerce Secretary and Reading West MP wore a stylish suit with a light blue tie and was seen mingling with other Royal Box VIPs.
He was accompanied by his wife, Swedish-born Ingela Sharma, with whom he has two daughters, who was dressed smartly in a cream blazer and a white and fuchsia top.