Wimbledon 2019 started off on Monday, with thousands of people descending on SW19 for the world-famous tennis championships. The world’s best players have already made their mark on the court, watched on by hundreds of people packed into the stands. Thousands of people seek Wimbledon tickets every day, as vendors release a small selection each morning. Those who have no trouble securing tickets are the celebrities, who have made appearances in the stands every day.
Which celebrities were at Wimbledon today?
Scores of celebrities have taken to Centre Court over the last three days, with singers, actors and members of the Royal Family in the stands.
Many of these celebrities have sat in the coveted royal box, a 72-seat section of the Centre Court stand reserved for “friends and guests of Wimbledon”.
In the royal box, today were Kate Middleton’s parents Carole and Michael, who were accompanied by other public figures.
With the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents was former Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry, Tess Daly and Vernon Kay.
Former England rugby captain Matt Dawson was spotted chatting with the Bake Off star and Ms Daly.
Lucy Watson was also among fans today, as she attended on behalf of mineral water company Evian, sponsors of the event this year.
Hunger Games star Sam Claflin was spotted in the Wimbledon crowds eagerly watching on during another Centre Court match.
He spoke to the Press Association about his expectations for the tournament this year and revealed his favourite players.
He said: “I love the experience, the atmosphere of being here and witnessing it first hand. Everything really.”
Sam admitted he was a massive Novak Djokovic fan and was surprised to find out Andy Murray had paired with Serena Williams.
He continued: “I did not know that. That is news to me, that is exciting though.”
“After his Queen’s win, I’m extremely excited for him and his comeback.
“It’s still early days but I think he’s got a lot ahead of him still.”
The only royal in attendance today was HRH the Duke of Kent, who is a patron of the competition.
Kate Middleton made her first appearance on day two yesterday.
Day four promises to be a dramatic day at Wimbledon, with several huge names in the mix.
Rafael Nadal is due to play off against Nick Kyrgios, and Roger Federer is facing Britain’s Jay Clarke.
Johanna Konta will face Katerina Sinikova, and Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan takes on Serena Williams.
Her mixed doubles partner Andy Murray is due to face Marius Copil and Ugo Humbert in the men’s doubles tournament alongside Pierre-Hugues.
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