Kate has a tennis court at the country home, Anmer Hall, she shares with Prince William and their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. “My dad said ‘Hi Pete.’ I was mortified”.
You know Kate Middleton, right? This year will also mark her first Wimbledon as patron of the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. Indeed, it was revealed to you that Kate Middleton had shocked the Americans because of a unusual and rather old school habit of her beauty routine.
“Roger [Federer] is my mother’s heartthrob”, Kate said. I don’t think she will mind me saying that! The Swiss pro is a friend of the Middletons, and he and his wife Mirka were guests of honour at Pippa Middleton’s wedding to James Matthews last month.
‘My father is not going to appreciate this but we were walking past Tim Henman and had just seen Sampras play, ‘ she revealed. And Kate recalls an embarrassing moment involving her dad, Michael Middleton, and tennis champ Pete Sampras.
Kate also revealed that she wrote to Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, right, to apologise for her absence. Now, she doesn’t have to wait in line for tickets, as she has a permanent spot in the royal box, often alongside Prince William. Clearly she needs to take part in more tennis documentaries.
She also revealed that she often feels tempted by a career in tennis, adding: “It inspires young people including myself. Sadly, never the same results”.
Now, this isn’t the first time we’ve been known to get excited about the Duchess of Cambridge’s sartorial choices (McQueen, Erdem and everyone’s favourite, Zara) but considering she’s photographed nearly daily, we can’t really help it.
That Kate Middleton? Yeah, turns out she absolutely loses it every time she goes to Wimbledon.