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Kate Middleton has always been a huge fan of Wimbledon, and so we weren't surprised at all to see her out and about for the special tennis event! The royal wore a chic white dress with a black buttons, a custom design from Marylebone boutique Suzannah, which she accessorised with an Alexander McQueen belt. 

READ: Kate Middleton wows in white at Wimbledon 2019

The Duchess of Cambridge was seated in court 14 for the second day of the exciting competition, and was joined by her two good friends, Katie Boulter and Anne Keothavong. Scroll through our gallery to see the lovely snaps from the mum-of-three's exciting day out. 

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Walking down to her seat in court 14 to watch Harriet Dart vs Christina McHale, Kate stole the show, matching her look with a pair of black heels and with her hair held back with a pair of chic sunglasses on her forehead. There isn't an official dress code for Wimbledon, but you can't be seen rocking ripped denim or sportswear, so Kate has totally followed all the style rules!

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Kate is patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) - the organisation which stages Wimbledon. 


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The trio of friends looked to be in good spirits as they watched Harriet Dart on the courts on day two of the competition at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Kate was spotted smiling at one of the fellow guests, who turned around for a quick chat with Anne. 

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Kate was enjoying her day with Katie, who wasn't competing at Wimbledon due to a back injury, and former tennis player Anne, who previously retired from the sport several years ago.

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The Duchess is expected to take her seat in the royal box later on Tuesday, which usually features famous faces and celebrity fans of the sport.

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Kate is such a fan of the tennis, last year she visited a tennis training session at a primary school in Mitcham, south London, and joked at the time how she was less "sporty" now she has children. At the time, she said: "I love tennis, I think it's a great sport. I was really sporty when I was little, less so now that I've got lots of babies." Kate has been a regular guest at Wimbledon since making her first visit as a member of the royal family in 2011.

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Kate switched up the centre court, where she watched the first round of the ladies' singles -  Angelique Kerber vs, Tatjana Maria. The Duchess looked in great spirits as she donned her sunnies while watching the exciting match. 

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Kate shook hands with television presenter Floella Benjaminas, who was also in the royal box.

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The Duchess shares a joke with Wimbledon chairman Philip Brook, who will be leaving his job at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at the end of the year after nine years.

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Kate was clearly gripped by the on-court action.

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Kate takes her eye off the action for a moment to brush up on her Wimbledon knowledge.

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It was a nail-biting moment for Kate as she watched the final moments of Harriett's match on court 14.

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Kate looked delighted as she cheered on Harriet, who battled back from a set down to beat Christina 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, to book her place in the second round of Wimbledon.

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Kate stayed behind after Harriett's victory to share one final joke with Wimbledon Chairman Philip Brook and Geoffrey Boycott.

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A rare moment seeing Kate reaching for something in her bag - perhaps she was going for her trusty lip balm...

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Kate made sure she kept her Wimbledon programme close to her side as she spoke with military personnal.

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The Duchess of Sussex may not have been there to cheer on her friend, Serena Williams, but Kate certainly made up for it as she looked delighted to witness Serena's victory on Centre Court Tuesday evening. 

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