Serena Williams' team ‘worried’ by Meghan Markle’s US Open tennis final appearance – Express, Express.co.uk
MEGHAN MARKLE attended the US Open final to support her close friend Serena Williams, but the tennis star’s team were “worried” about the Duchess’s presence .
TheDuchess of Sussexwas seen cheering and supporting her friend Serena before she lost the US Open final. Meghan watched her friend lose 6-3 7-5 to Canada’s Biana Andreescu, 19.
However, before the match began Serena’s tennis coach was reported “
Serena’s tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou allegedly feared the Duchess’s presence could be unlucky for
Members of Serena’s team were reportedly “concerned” and “superstitious” over Meghan’s presence, according to the New York Post’s celebrity site, Page Six.
A source said: “Serena asked her coach about Meghan coming when she won last night and everyone is worried, as tennis players are very superstitious, and Serena lost when Meghan came to watch her at Wimbledon.
Duchess of Sussex presence ‘worried’ Serena Williams’ coach(Image: GETTY)
Meghan watched her friend lose 6-3 7-5 to Canada’s Biana Andreescu(Image: GETTY)
“[Williams’ coach] Patrick keeps telling her, ‘Focus focus focus.’
“The aim is getting her to win her 24 th Gra nd Slam. ”
Before the match began, Meghan hugged the player’s husband, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian and her mother Oracene Price.
If Serena won it would have been her first Grand Slam since giving birth to her daughter Alexis in September 2017.