Meghan Markle joined by Kate and Pippa Middleton to watch her close friend Serena Williams play in the Wimbledon final

Ben Curtis/APKate Middleton and Meghan Markle watched the Wimbledon women’s singles final on Saturday.
  • Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle watched the Wimbledon women’s singles final on Saturday.
  • The Duchess of Cambridge’s sister, Pippa Middleton, also joined them in the Royal Box.
  • Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is close friends with finalist Serena Williams.
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As Serena Williams and Simona Halep faced off in the women’s singles final of Wimbledon on Saturday, they had some very special guests watching from the Royal Box.

Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, the Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex, attended the women’s final match, as they did last year.

It’s not uncommon for British royalty to attend the finals matches at Wimbledon, and Kate is a patron of the tournament.

Kate middleton meghan markle pippa middletonKirsty Wigglesworth/APThe royal sisters-in-law were joined by Kate’s sister Pippa Middleton.
Serena williams wimbledon final 2019Kirsty Wigglesworth/APMarkle is close friends with women’s singles finalist Serena Williams, seen walking out onto the court on Saturday.

But Markle’s attendance was doubly special in that she is close friends with finalist Williams.

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Also joining the royal sisters-in-law for the final was Pippa Middleton, Kate’s younger sister.

Kate matched the grass courts in an emerald green tea dress, while Meghan echoed the players’ all-white dress code with a crisp button-down paired with a pleated white and blue skirt.

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