The stars come out for Wimbledon: William and Kate, Drake and more

The historical Wimbledon grounds outside London have seen as many A-list celebrities in the stands as exciting tennis matches. This year, an impressive mix of royals, musicians and actors - among them the Duke of Cambridge and a freshly tressed Duchess (née Kate Middleton), Drake, Sienna Miller and new father Benedict Cumberbatch - have descend on the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club to watch the world’s top players battle for glory.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had a ball at Wimbledon.

Looking dapper as always, David Beckham brought 12-year-old sonRomeo along to cheer on fellow-Brit Andy Murray as he defeated Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in three straight sets. The soccer ace shared a picture of the father-son outing with his 8-million Instagram followers, along with the cute caption: “Wimbledon day with my little man.”

Wimbledon day with my little man.... 

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Kate’s siblings, Pippa and James Middleton, have become Wimbledon veterans as they have attended the world's oldest tournament many times over the years. Parents Michael and Carole Middleton were also on hand to take in the action earlier this week, while a solo Duchess of Cornwall was on the ball in Wimbledon white. European royals also made their presence known with Prince Albert of Monaco and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark joining fans in the stands.

Drake catches up with pal Venus Williams.

Toronto native Drake swapped sitting courtside at Raptors games for Centre Court as he cheered on his good friends, and the sport's most successful sisters, Serena and Venus Williams. The duo competed against each other in the tournament’s fourth round. Despite losing to her younger sister, Venus was spotted sharing a laugh with the "Started From the Bottom" rapper.

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