Princess Kate baffles fans during Wimbledon ball boy meet and greet

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Princess Kate baffles fans during Wimbledon ball boy meet and greet



Kate Middleton left fans confused at Wimbledon this weekend as she greeted ball boys and girls at Wimbledon.

The Princess of Wales, who is patron of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, made her way to center court before presenting the new men’s champion, Carlos Alcaraz, with his trophy.

But eagle-eyed fans spotted a strange move for the future queen.

When he was about to meet the line-up of ball boys, Her Royal Highness avoided the first altogether, shaking hands only with the second-in-line.

A clip of the interaction was posted on Twitter with one person asking if it was normal.

Kate Middleton left fans confused at Wimbledon this weekend as she greeted ball boys and girls at Wimbledon.

The Princess of Wales, who is patron of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, headed to center court before presenting the new men’s champion Carlos Alcaraz with his trophy.

However, some argued that the princess was just saving time and not shaking every hand was the norm.

‘Maybe he met her at the entrance and didn’t have to greet her again?’ One said.

‘Can he shake hands with her before? Not everything happens on camera,’ added another.

The full clip of the royal interaction shows him shaking hands with every other ball boy or girl on one side of the line-up.

But eagle-eyed fans spotted a strange move for the future queen. As he approached the line-up of ball boys, His Royal Highness avoided the first altogether, shaking hands only with the second-in-line.

The full clip of the royal interaction shows him shaking hands with every other ball boy or girl on one side of the line-up. Princess Kate is pictured

Elsewhere, the Princess of Wales looked delighted for new Wimbledon champion Carlos Alcaraz as she presented him with his winner’s trophy after a thrilling final at SW19.

The Spaniard bowed before the princess, who matched her elegant £750 emerald Roland Mouret frock with matching colored earrings for the climax of the tournament.

He was seen congratulating the tournament champion during the award presentation, before stepping back and applauding the new number one.

Moments before handing over the prestigious trophy, Princess Catherine offered her condolences to Alcaraz’s opponent, Novak Djokovic, as the Serbian bowed as he accepted the award.

Kate was impressed as she presented the trophy to Alcaraz

Before she took up her duties as Patron of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, the Princess was greeted with a standing ovation.

He shakes and talks to the ball kids as they line up to welcome him to the court to present the trophy.

His camaraderie with the courtside youth was there for all to see, some of them smiling as he politely made his way down the line, shaking each hand.

During the ceremony, the princess also chose to shake hands with several club officials, including Jerry Armstrong, the championship referee, who has a 50-year association with the tournament.

He chatted with her briefly on the court as the crowd applauded.

The Princess of Wales looks delighted for new Wimbledon champion Carlos Alcaraz after beating tournament favorite Novak Djokovic.

The princess, 41, was joined by her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte and her husband, Prince William, on the final day of the SW19 tournament.

Alongside her stylish mum, Princess Charlotte was pictured sitting next to her brother wearing a pair of pink sunglasses.

Prince George can be seen in a royal navy suit as he sits next to his sister.

Both the kids were seen engrossed in a day of tennis, with the young prince watching the action with his head on point.

The Royals were seen waving to fans below as they crossed the bridge to leave the club.

Princess Kate has already attended the tournament twice this season and was in attendance to watch Czech Republic’s Vondrosov√° win the Venus Rosewater Dish.

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