Friday, June 25, 2010

Queen cheers on Andy Murray to win at Wimbledon

It must have been a career highlight for Andy Murray as the Queen was among those applauding his second-round victory at Wimbledon this week.
Before taking on Finland's Jarkko Nieminen on Centre Court, the Scotsman bowed to the monarch – making an appearance at the All England Club for the first time in 33 years.
During the Queen's last visit – on July 1, 1977, Virginia Wade won the ladies' singles championship.
This time around, players past and present – including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Martina Navratilova - were invited to meet the sovereign ahead of her arrival to the royal box.
Some of the players then attended a lunch with the Queen where the menu included salmon, honey-marinated chicken and the Wimbledon favorite of strawberries and cream.