This year, Wimbledon was cancelled for the first time since World War Two because of the coronavirus pandemic.The tennis tournament, which is usually a staple in the British sporting calendar, should have gone ahead between 29 June and 12 July, but the All England Club made the choice to postpone the event in April because of COVID-19 restrictions.That doesn’t stop us from taking a look back at the very best royal moments from the iconic event.From photos of a young Prince William alongside Princess Diana to a peek at one of the Queen’s four Wimbledon appearances, grab your strawberries and cream and let’s reminisce.
Kate narrated a message to mark what should have been the first day of Wimbledon.
Wimbledon has become the latest sporting event to be cancelled because of the coronavirus crisis. The tournament was scheduled to take place at the All England Club from June 29 to July 12. The All England Club said in a statement: "It is
It's not the first time a member of the public has been told not to take a photo of a member of the Royal Family.
A royal commentator has said that the Duchess of Sussex was "disappointed"by the reaction to her personal protection officer (PPO) asking members of the public not to take photos of her at Wimbledon. Speaking on Yahoo UK’s ‘The Royal Box,’ Omid Scobie says: “I spoke to a source after that had happened and I was told that Meghan was quite disappointed at just how it played out because, in her words, she had said to this source that she would have happily taken a photo with anyone that had asked. “So I think that perhaps this might have been a case of a protection officer being slightly too protective, although that’s probably his job.” He and The Sun's royal correspondent Emily Andrews also point out that this is not the first case where a PPO have asked people to refrain from taking photos of the royals and their children when they are off-duty or during private time.
Wimbledon 2019 is well underway but it’s proving hard to keep up with the sporting action when some serious A-list fashion is being served up courtside.Celebrity guests from across the globe are starting to touch down in SW19 for the annual tennis tournament and they’ve certainly brought their fashion A game so far.Actress Janelle Monae is up for a sartorial trophy thanks to her striped ensemble complete with a military-inspired hat - perfect for shielding from the capital’s heat.While fashion followers are sure to make a beeline for New Look courtesy of singer Rochelle Humes’ smocked yellow dress.But it’s not Wimbledon without the Duchess of Cambridge who gave traditional tennis whites a royal touch in a Savannah shirt dress nipped in at the waist with an Alexander McQueen belt.From Keeley Hawes in the trainer of the moment to Katherine Jenkins’ striped sun dress of dreams, keep up to date with the best Wimbledon fashion as it happens.The editors at Yahoo UK are committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. At times, we may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page.
Wimbledon 2019 starts on July 1 and in celebration of the royal family‘s favourite sport, we’re taking a look back at the Windsor clan’s most memorable moments.Queen Elizabeth II is undoubtedly the longest reigning fan of the British tournament, as she presented the winning trophy to American tennis player, Althea Gibson, back in 1957.Meanwhile, Princess Diana‘s Wimbledon moments have continued to inspire our summer wardrobe with many of her looks bookmarked in sartorial history – we’re talking polka dot puff sleeves and skirt suits Meghan Markle would be proud of.In recent years, the younger members of the family have taken on the game with self-confessed fan of the sport, the Duchess of Cambridge, regularly sitting FROW.Kate became patron of Wimbledon in 2017 and shared a girls’ day out with Meghan last year.From Princess Margaret‘s iconic 1965 appearance to Kate and William’s attempt at the Mexican wave, look no further for a brief history of the royals at Wimbledon.
As we try to get our heads around the fact that August is upon us, celebrities far and wide have thrown themselves into the spirit of summer dressing.A whole host of events have taken place this month from sun-soaked Wimbledon (we finally saw the Duchess of Sussex make her royal box debut) to Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week – where a gaggle of A-listers demonstrated their sartorial prowess.We’ve since had Meryl Streep confirm her place as our number one style icon at the UK premiere of ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ while Amanda Seyfried gave lessons in summer suiting thanks to a killer Alexander McQueen co-ord.In a seriously frustrating summer style rut?Look no further than the best dressed celebrities of July 2018 for much-needed fashion inspo.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Celebrities in swimwear: 2018 holiday inspiration courtesy of your favourite A-listersJuly beauty launches: The makeup, skincare and fragrance products to buy this monthBest dressed celebrities: June’s top fashion moments
It’s proving difficult to keep up our eyes on the court, as Wimbledon 2018 has been serving up some serious style inspiration.Celebrities far and wide took to their seats last week to kick-start the prestigious tennis tournament and have continued to inspire our shopping wish list ever since.On 9 July, the British Vogue fash pack touched down in their finest clobber before the royal family graced SW19 on the 12th with Pippa Middleton giving lessons in courtside chic.But with a plethora of A-listers set to attend in the coming days (psst, we cannot wait for the Duchess of Sussex’s upcoming appearance) there’s no telling who’ll steal the sartorial trophy.Make sure to stay tuned for the best fashion at Wimbledon 2018, as the action (both on and off the court) unfolds.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: July fashion drops: the summer dresses, shoes and accessories we’re buying this month Best dressed celebrities: July’s top fashion moments so farFrom Princess Margaret to Meghan Markle: A brief history of royals at Wimbledon
The Duchess of Sussex and the Duchess of Cambridge will attend the Ladies’ Singles Final match at Wimbledon on Saturday.
If 2020 had gone to plan, grass courts would've been prepped, strawberries and cream would've been guzzled by the gallon and A-list celebs would have been flocking to the capital.But, alas, this year hasn't quite worked out that way and so instead of watching Wimbledon IRL, we're watching re-runs of previous years on a loop.