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Monday 3 August 2015

Sir Bruce entertains Central Court

Published 22/06/2011 | 17:32

Sir Bruce Forsyth played up to the crowd as he arrived in the royal box
Sir Bruce Forsyth played up to the crowd as he arrived in the royal box

Sir Bruce Forsyth entertained tennis fans as he joined the Duchess of Cornwall in the royal box of Wimbledon's Centre Court.

The newly knighted entertainer, his wife Lady Wilnelia and comedienne Jennifer Saunders were among special guests at the match between Venus Williams and Japanese player Kimiko Date-Krumm.

Sir Bruce got a warm welcome when he turned up to take his seat in centre court and he played up to crowds after acknowledging their applause.

Sitting a few rows behind Camilla was actress Felicity Kendall, who chatted to the royal before the game began.

The match turned into an epic contest that ebbed and flowed between Kimiko and former Wimbledon champion Venus, who eventually won by two sets to one.

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