LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the Women’s Singles Final of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/Getty Images)

 

Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton attended Wimbledon together on Saturday, marking only the second time the Duchesses have made a solo outing.

The Duchess of Sussex and the Duchess of Cambridge were courtside to watch newcomer Simona Halep shockingly beat tennis great Serena Williams.

Doing their best to put those relentless feud rumours to rest, Kate and Meghan sat side-by-side throughout the game, smiling and clapping along with Kate’s sister Pippa Middleton. The last and only time we’ve seen Meghan and Kate out without Harry, William or any other royal family members was Wimbledon last year.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Pippa Matthews applaud the presentation after the Final of the Ladies Singles on Day Twelve of The Championships – Wimbledon 2019 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images)

Kate wore an emerald-green Dolce & Gabbana midi-dress, while Meghan went for a Givenchy white collared shirt paired with a midi-skirt by Hugo Boss.

Meghan was undoubtedly there to support her good friend Williams. But even though the American lost, after the match Meghan shared her congratulations to Halep.

Williams acknowledged in her post-match comments just how much it means to her that Meghan comes to her games – she also attended earlier this month.

“[Meghan is] such a great friend and a great person as well,” Williams, 37, said.

“And always positive, no matter what. It’s so good to have people like that, just to know and she’s such a fan of the sport.”

Williams also pointed out that Meghan was “happy for Simona.”

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the Women’s Singles Final of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 13, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/Getty Images)

“She saw that she played unbelievably, and that’s just the kind of person that she is,” she said

Hopefully this Wimbledon outing won’t cause any bad publicity for the Duchess of Sussex. When she want to watch Williams earlier this month, she was criticised after her security guards allegedly asked people not to take photos of her, claiming she was there in a “private” capacity. Photos showed lots of empty seats around Meghan and her two friends, apparently for security reasons, which some said was unfair.

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