The great love for tennis of the Princess of Wales Kate Middleton

In 2017, Kate officially took on the role of Patron of the All England Lawn Club, but her passion for tennis dates back to her childhood

by Lorenzo Ciotti
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The great love for tennis of the Princess of Wales Kate Middleton
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Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales Kate Middleton, wife of the future King of the United Kingdom, Prince William, has become one of the most beloved and iconic figures of the British Royal Family. In addition to her commitment to various charitable fields and her innate elegance, Kate is also known for her passion for tennis.

A passion that dates back to her childhood years. Raised in Berkshire, Kate attended St. Andrew's School, where she had the opportunity to play tennis from a young age. Throughout her high school curriculum, Kate distinguished herself as a talented player and participated in numerous local competitions.

Although she never pursued a career as a professional tennis player, Kate has kept her passion for tennis alive over the years. Often, she can be seen attending important matches, such as the Wimbledon Tournament. Kate's connection to tennis isn't just limited to her personal passion. At the end of 2016, after the resignation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Kate was appointed Patron of the Lawn Tennis Association, which is the organization that governs tennis in the United Kingdom.

Thanks to this role, Kate has contributed to promoting tennis among young people and supporting the association's commitment to making sport accessible to all.

The great love of the Princess of Wales for tennis

In 2017, Kate officially took on the role of Patron of the All England Lawn Club, the organization that runs the famous Wimbledon tournament.

This nomination was particularly significant for Kate, as she has passionately followed the tournament since childhood. As Patron of Wimbledon, Kate has lent her image and support to the organization of the tournament and has participated in various events related to the event.

Furthermore, she also met and supported emerging tennis players, thus helping to promote talent in British tennis. Kate's passion for tennis is evident in her active involvement in supporting and promoting the sport. Her participation as Patron of various tennis organizations demonstrates her commitment to spreading the values of this sport, such as loyalty, healthy competition and physical exercise.

The Princess of Wales has cultivated her passion for the sport and she has continued to support and promote it through her role as Patron of several tennis organizations, most notably as Patron of Wimbledon.

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