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See Every Photo of Kate Middleton and the Rest of the Royal Family at Wimbledon This Year

In addition to Kate, royals like the Duke of Kent, and Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall are expected to attend the annual British tennis tournament.
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Every year, Wimbledon brings together the greatest tennis players from around the world for a highly-anticipated tournament. But beyond the boldface names competing in the matches, fans can also expect to see numerous members of the British royal family holding court in the Royal Box.

In fact, royals attending Wimbledon is something of a tradition. Notably, Queen Elizabeth has been on hand to hand out trophies in previous years. And Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is a patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, the organization that hosts Wimbledon. Last year, Kate attended twice: first alongside her new sister-in-law Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and later with Prince William, so we could expect to see her multiple times at the competition. Take a look at every photo of the royal family at this year's Wimbledon matches here:

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July 1, 2019: Prince Edward, Duke of Kent attended the very first day of this year's Wimbledon tournament.

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The Duke, who is the Queen's first cousin, is a familiar face at Wimbledon: he has been the President of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club since 1969. Each summer, he watches multiple matches at the tournament and presents trophies to the winners.

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July 2, 2019: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attended day two of Wimbledon wearing a white shirtdress with black detailing.

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July 2, 2019: The Duchess didn't head directly to Royal Box at the Centre Court at Wimbledon when she arrived.

Photo by GLYN KIRK / GETTY IMAGES.

Instead, watched a match at court 14, where British tennis pro Harriet Dart went up against American Christina McHale. She was joined in the stands by tennis players Anne Keothavong and Katie Boulter.

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July 2, 2019: Later, Kate moved to the Royal Box at Centre Court.

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It's here she had a front row seat to watch Roger Federer take on Lloyd Harris and, later, she saw Serena Williams win in a match against Giulia Gatto-Monticone.

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July 2, 2019: The Duchess chatted with Wimbledon Chairman Philip Brook and Prince Michael of Kent in the Royal Box.

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July 2, 2019: A very happy Kate claps during a match.

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July 2, 2019: The Duchess added a pair of sunglasses as she watched another match.

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July 3, 2019: Carole and Michael Middleton stepped out for day three of Wimbledon.

Photo by PHILIP TOSCANO - PA IMAGES / GETTY IMAGES.

While they aren't royals, they are members of Will and Kate's family, and they typically attend a day or two of the tennis tournament each year.

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Meghan Markle attended, wearing a chic blazer and hat.

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Meghan shares a joke with her friend.

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A full view of Meghan's outfit reveals that she's dressed up her causal look with a pair of heels.

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*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com
*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

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