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PHOTOS: The many moods of Duchess Catherine at Wimbledon

July 02, 2014 22:10 IST

Image: Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge stands on Centre Court for the men's singles quarter-final tennis match between Andy Murray of Britain and Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships
Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters

Britain's Prince William and his wife Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine were in the Royal Box as the defending champion Andy Murray was dethroned out of Wimbledon on Wednesday.

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The Duchess of Cambridge was wearing a white summer dress as she watched the match.

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PHOTOS: The many moods of Duchess Catherine at Wimbledon

Image: Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters

Grigor Dimitrov broke British hearts by ending Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion with a sublime and serene 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 victory in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

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PHOTOS: The many moods of Duchess Catherine at Wimbledon

Image: ritain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters

Catherine, 32, donned a summery lace dress which was apt for tennis and cheered on Murray to no avail.

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PHOTOS: The many moods of Duchess Catherine at Wimbledon

Image: Britain's Prince William, right, and his wife Catherine
Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters

The man who had sparked wild celebrations around the country a year ago when he became the first home-grown men's champion in 77 years, appeared to sleepwalk through a one-sided first set, threatened to fightback in the second and was simply outclassed in the third. But Catherine's white number just won it.

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PHOTOS: The many moods of Duchess Catherine at Wimbledon

Image: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William Duke of Cambridge
Photographs: Pool/Getty Images

The Duke and Duchess were joined by Catherin's parents Carole and Michael Middleton in the Royal Box.5

The result ended Murray's remarkable run of winning 17 successive matches at the All England Club, dating back to the 2012 London Olympics, as he bowed out in two hours and one minute.

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PHOTOS: The many moods of Duchess Catherine at Wimbledon

Image: Catherine and Prince William
Photographs: Pool/Getty Images

"I am excited and just happy I got through that match in straight sets. It's never easy coming to play Andy in front of a home crowd and I am just fortunate and happy," Dimitrov said after preventing the British hero from reaching his sixth successive Wimbledon semi-final.