Royals

Prince William wants Prince George and Princess Charlotte to get into this particular sport

Their parents have always been sporty, and now it's time for the next generation to continue the legacy.

By Alex Lilly

Getting the kids involved in sport is a pretty common thing for parents, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are no different.

Prince William and Duchess Catherine attended the Wimbledon Men's Finals (looking as loved-up as ever) to watch tennis superstars Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson battle it out. But after meeting with Djokovic following his big win, the second-in-line to the throne made it clear he was trying to get his two eldest children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, involved in tennis.

When the tennis champ asked the couple, "How are your children?" Catherine replied, "Yeah, very well," and her husband added "Very well thanks, very well. Trying to get a tennis racket in their hand – and a football!"

These two are big tennis fans and are keeping it in the family.
These two are big tennis fans and are keeping it in the family.

The Cambridge clan are a famously sporty family, so we have no doubt George, Charlotte and Louis will follow in their parents' footsteps. And seeing as Prince William is the president of the Football Association (FA) and Duchess Catherine took over from The Queen and is now patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, they have some good connections.

The Duchess of Cambridge has previously revealed that her two eldest children are already having lessons, though she told retired player Greg Rusedski at last year's Wimbledon, "[George has] got a racket and he enjoys playing tennis." However, seeing as he's still pretty young, he just "wants to whack a ball."

Princess Charlotte has also been having tennis lessons at London's exclusive Hurlingham Club and according to a source for The Sun, the little princess "is a natural."

We may be seeing these two on Centre Court in a few years' time!