Tuesday 27 September 2016

A stylish Kate Middleton holds court at Wimbledon alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, Bradley Cooper and Lily James

Sasha Brady

Published 10/07/2016 | 14:32

Kate Middleton in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Kate Middleton in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Kate Middleton and William in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Britain Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England - 10/7/16 Actor Benedict Cumberbatch in the royal box on centre court with his wife Sophie Hunter and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron with his mother Mary Cameron REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Model, Suki Waterhouse attends The Championships, Wimbledon, with Stella Artois on July 10, 2016 in London. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Pixie Lott attends The Championships, Wimbledon, with Stella Artois on July 10, 2016 in London.. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Every year the iconic event attracts the well-heeled and famous as they sit courtside to watch their favourite tennis players in action.

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And as expected, an abundance of famous faces have lined out for the men's final of this year's tournament to watch the on-court action between Scotland's Andy Murray and Canada's Milos Raonic.

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Britain Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England - 10/7/16 Actor Benedict Cumberbatch in the royal box on centre court with his wife Sophie Hunter and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron with his mother Mary Cameron REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Naturally, Kate Middleton and William were there as the the royals and Wimbledon go together like strawberries and cream.

The pair were photographed going through a mixture of emotions, from nervous tension to joy, as they kept a keen eye on the game's proceedings.

Kate Middleton and William in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Kate Middleton and William in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.

Kate adhered to the traditional Wimbledon dress code by sporting a white dress from designer Alexander McQueen with a summer-friendly, jewel-toned print that featured butterflies, trinkets and the signature McQueen skull.

Among the other high-profile stars seated in the Royal Box were Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie Hunter, Bradley Cooper and his Russian supermodel girlfriend Irina Shayk, former Downton Abbey actress, Lily James and David Cameron.

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk in the royal box on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.

London mayor Sadiq Khan will also be in in the premium seats, as will actor Hugh Grant.

Kate, who became an honorary member of the All England Club in 2013, will become the official patron of the event from 2017, handing out trophies to the winners as she takes over William's duties.

Britain Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England - 10/7/16 Actor Benedict Cumberbatch in the royal box on centre court with his wife Sophie Hunter and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron with his mother Mary Cameron REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Britain Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon, England - 10/7/16 Actor Benedict Cumberbatch in the royal box on centre court with his wife Sophie Hunter and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron with his mother Mary Cameron REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Bradley Cooper and Benedict Cumberbatch on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Bradley Cooper and Benedict Cumberbatch on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016.
Model, Suki Waterhouse attends The Championships, Wimbledon, with Stella Artois on July 10, 2016 in London. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Model, Suki Waterhouse attends The Championships, Wimbledon, with Stella Artois on July 10, 2016 in London. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Pixie Lott attends The Championships, Wimbledon, with Stella Artois on July 10, 2016 in London.. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Pixie Lott attends The Championships, Wimbledon, with Stella Artois on July 10, 2016 in London.. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

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