A special bond! Meghan Markle and Serena Williams have been supporting each other for years.
The former Suits star and the tennis champion first had one thing in common when they were inducted into the same football team at DIRECTV’s Celebrity Beach Bowl in February 2014. In the months following the event, Meghan began to show his support for Williams during his tennis matches and beyond.
“My eyes are closed, but my heart is so open!”. “I’m so proud of your new collection @serenawilliams Happy to be there to support you xx #NYFW.”
Although Meghan began spending more time in London after meeting Prince Harry, her friendship with Williams was not affected. The athlete also attended the couple’s royal wedding in May 2018.
“You know, I’ve known Meghan for years, so it was great to see my boyfriend happy,” Williams told InStyle magazine about the wedding in June 2018.
The beginning of a beautiful friendship Meghan wrote on her since-deleted blog. The Tig. “So our friendship began.”
It shines bright
“Her personality just shines through,” Williams told Vanity Fair when asked about Meghan in September 2017. The athlete also revealed that the future Duchess asked for advice on how to manage media attention. “I told her, ‘You have to be who you are, Meghan. You can’t hide,'” Williams recalled.
The greatest cheerleader
Meghan supported Williams at the US Open in September 2014. “She did it! @Serenawilliams! #Bravo #friends #usopen,” the Suits student wrote via Instagram at the time.
A few months later, Meghan celebrated Williams’ win at the 2015 Australian Open on Twitter: “Congratulations @serenawilliams !! I hugged you for your #usoopen win. Now @AustralianOpen! #Good job.”
Williams praised Meghan for flying from the UK to New York for the US Open women’s final in September 2019 with then-6-month-old baby Archie.
“She flew all the way with her newborn to see me play in New York and came back that night and I probably couldn’t have done it,” Williams told Access Hollywood in November 2019, noting Meghan’s decision to cancel the flight. attend the competition. “she will show you what an extraordinary person she is.”
“I just think she’s the strongest person – literally the strongest – I know and the cutest [and] sweetest,” Williams continued. No matter what she is going through, she is just buying time and she is just amazing.”
No problem for negativity
Although Meghan got the titles for her and Wimbledon’s security requests in 2019, Williams was not here because of negativity.
“I didn’t know there were negative media. When I see that her name is linked to something, I don’t read it “, she told me in July 2019.” He could not be a better friend for me. Low moments, high moments, is always there, and that’s all I want to be for him. ”
News in April 2019, a month for Archie. “We are both of the same age, we are interested in the warm and fashionable sauces of love, but what unites more than these things, perhaps our faith concerns expectations – infinite ambitions.”
“She is the most positive and big person I know,” said Williams and! News in September 2019. “Everyone needs to know how big she is.”
Williams only told us in December 2019 that he would keep Meghan in mind when she draws clothing according to Serena Line. “Because he is one of my best friends,” Tennis Professional said.
After Meghan’s emotional interview in March 2021 in the CBS, the winner of the gold medal of the Olympic Games defended the power of her friend. “I just think he is the strongest person I know. I don’t know anyone else who can manage everything on such a world scale in a way he had to face things that are simply wrong, a minute after a minute. Even the day after a minute, only another desperate explanation is thrown. ”
Their strong link
“We became such fast friends,” said Meghan about Williams during the opening period of his podcast “Archetype” in August 2022. “You will feel the pain I lived and vice versa. But I think it is so interesting, even if I I don’t know all over the world. Very different from a woman. If you are in a small town and see someone say something about your best friend who is completely true, [you know] how you feel. ”
The tennis icon in turn thanked the “fearless” attitude of her friend. “You are more without fear of me,” said Williams. “It’s quite true.”
The duo also declared that he had always had fun when they partially spend some time because they are always points. “I think you’re funny!” Meghan told her friend about her. “And I love to be someone who always laughs at my jokes. Or we are the only two people in the world who are having fun with each other or we are really fun. But I mean that most of the time laughs.”