‘Makes me angry’: Royal family photo sparks Wimbledon outrage

There was uproar following a photo of the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton (pictured middle), British tennis great Tim Henman (pictured right) and All England Lawn Tennis Club chief executive Sally Bolton (pictured left) emerged at Wimbledon. (Image: Twitter)

A photo of the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and British tennis great Tim Henman has sparked uproar at Wimbledon.

Middleton made the headlines during her usual trip to Wimbledon and joined the All England Lawn Tennis Club chief executive Sally Bolton and Henman to watch tennis on the outside court.

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The Duchess of Cambridge was recently spotted at England’s victory over Germany at Euro 2020, but Middleton made waves for her style and elegance at SW19 on Friday.

However, talkRadio host Julia Hartley-Brewer spotted what she thought was a rather frustrating ‘double standard’ in an image of the trio court side.

Middleton was spotted sharing a laugh with Henman and Bolton as they enjoyed the London sun.

But in the foreground of the photo was the young ball girls and boys wearing masks and following the Covid-19 restrictions in place for those working at the tournament.

The trio were not breaking any rules, with Wimbledon’s guidelines stating once patrons have sat down in the stadium they are allowed to remove their masks.

But the image of the ball boys and girls in masks, while working outdoors and performing physical activity in the sun caused some furore.

Attendees of Wimbledon are required to have shown proof of vaccination before entering the grounds.

Despite the uproar, many defended the image and claimed no one had done anything wrong.

Middleton makes headlines at Wimbledon

Despite the reaction from some fans, Middleton also made headlines for her fashion and work in the kitchen.

Middleton attended the Wimbledon kitchen before viewing the tennis helping prepare food.

The Duchess of Cambridge acknowledged the good work the All England Club has been doing as they have prepared 200 meals a day for those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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