Articles Tagged 'Wimbledon'

Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Maggie Smith, Sir Chris Hoy, Hideki Matsuyama and the Duke of Kent react in the centre court royal box during the Gentlemen’s Singles quarter final match between Andy Murray of Great Britain and Sam Querrey of The United States on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 12, 2017 in London, England.

Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Maggie Smith are Scene-Stealers at Wimbledon Championships

Defending champ Andy Murray lost out to Sam Querrey in the quarter finals of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships yesterday (June 12), and, while the match provided plenty of heart-stopping moments, it’s fair to say the real drama happened in the royal box. That’s because, tucked in among the onlookers in the prime seating at Wimbledon’s famous Centre Court, […]

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter look on prior to the Men’s Singles Final match between Andy Murray of Great Britain and Milos Raonic of Canada on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2016 in London, England.

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Meets Tennis Champ Andy Murray

The tennis championships at Wimbledon are as much an opportunity for celebrity spotting as a key fixture in the annual sporting calendar, and this year’s was no exception. On Saturday (July 9) Beyoncé and hubby Jay Z were in the crowd watching the U.S.’s Serena Williams overcome Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the final of the Ladies’ Singles (or, as Queen […]

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Kit Harington Has Grown Out His Hair: What Does This Mean?

For die-hard Game of Thrones fans who have read the books, watched the series, and love analyzing what’s to come, there is a debate over whether or not Kit Harington’s character Jon Snow will be returning for the next season. And now the internet is in a tizzy over Harington growing out his hair again, […]

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Why Wimbledon’s Henman Hill Will Never Become Murray Mound

Wimbledon fortnight begins today, which means there will be a lot of talk from British broadcasters about whether Andy Murray can retain his title, a lot of talk about strawberries and cream, and a LOT of talk about Henman Hill. For anyone without the deuce of an idea as to what or where this term […]

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Mint Julep Day: Five Foods the British Only Consume Once a Year

It’s a little uncomfortable out here on this limb, making assumptions about the tastes and dietary habits of two whole nations. But we all know that some foodstuffs—whether they are commemorative dishes or special drinks—really don’t work that well in everyday life, once taken out of their best-known context. For every daily meatball sub, there’s […]

Royal Roundup: Kate Wows in Red and White for Canada Day

On Day 2 of her and Prince William‘s first official royal tour, Kate Middleton certainly dressed for the occasion when stepping out for Canada Day on Friday (July 1). BBC News reports that the Duchess of Cambridge went with her white “Nanette” Reiss dress, which she wore in one of her and William’s official engagement […]

Royal Roundup: Is Prince Harry Romancing Someone New?

Wait a second! We thought Prince Harry was enjoying the single life? The 26-year-old ravishing redhead just dismissed rumors that he and Pippa Middleton were getting together, but is that because he’s spending some quality time with British lingerie model Florence Brudenell-Bruce? The blonde socialite — who dated Formula 1 racing driver Jenson Button for […]

Royal Roundup: William and Kate Rule at Wimbledon

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were all smiles when attending Wimbledon earlier this afternoon (June 27). Sitting in the royal box at Centre Court, the seemingly comfortable royal newlyweds watched Britain’s Andy Murray best France’s Richard Gasquet in three straight sets during the fourth round, The Daily Mail reports. Mr. and Mrs. Wales also […]

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