Wimbledon regular, Kate Middleton, once had to make a shock exit from the royal box to dash home after receiving an unexpected alert.
This week all the top tennis stars from around the world have descended on southwest London in a bid to win the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament.
Appearances by royal members at the British competition are common place, with the Duchess of Cambridge being one of the biggest fans.
However, last year when she was about to watch British star Dan Evans, she discovered she had been in contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19.
Stringent rules at the time meant that anybody who had been in close contact with a case had to go into self-isolation.
This meant she had to leave the tennis and immediately return home to Kensington Palace to carry out her quarantine period.
At this point, Kate had received her coronavirus vaccine and it is believed she tested negative for the virus, The Mirror reports.
However, it did mean she had to miss some engagements that week but was out of isolation to return to Wimbledon for the ladies’ final, which saw Ashleigh Barty take the title.
She was also back at the club a day later for the men’s final, won by Novak Djokovic, before she paid a trip to Wembley for England’s Euro 2020 final against Italy.
This week has been a busy one for Kate as she has celebrated her husband Prince William’s 40th birthday, unveiled a national memorial to the Windrush generation and carried out engagements in Cambridgeshire.
One was to the Fitzwilliam Museum to unveil a newly-commissioned dazzling royal portrait – the first of themselves together as a couple.