Serena Williams may be busy at Wimbledon, but that hasn’t stopped reporters from asking her about Meghan Markle. While doing press after beating Kaja Juvan in her match on Thursday, one reporter inquired about the possibility of Williams being baby Archie’s godmother and if she’ll be attending his christening on Saturday.
“No, I’m working on Saturday,” she said. “But, yeah, so she understands work.”
Prince Harry and Meghan have decided to keep Archie’s godparents a secret from the public, according to Buckingham Palace. The Palace confirmed it would not be releasing the names of the chosen godparents “in keeping with their wishes.” Archie’s christening is also going to be kept private, though they will release photos from the event after the fact.
“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex look forward to sharing some images taken on the day by photographer Chris Allerton,” the Palace said in a statement. “The godparents, in keeping with their wishes, will remain private.”
Meghan had a rare, leisurely outing on Thursday, showing support for her friend Serena Williams at Wimbledon. The Duchess watched Williams’s match alongside friends Lyndsay Roth and Genevieve Hillis, who will reportedly attend Saturday’s christening.
While Meghan has made few appearances since giving birth to Archie on May 6, she continues to keep up with her royal duties behind the scenes.
Meghan’s first public appearance after giving birth took place last month during the annual Trooping the Colour celebration, where she joined the rest of the royal family at Buckingham Palace. She then surprised royal fans by attending the London Series game last weekend between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees.