Queen Visits Wimbledon For First Time In 33 Years

Queen Elizabeth II makes her first appearance at Wimbledon in 33 years on Thursday. The world's top tennis players have been getting ready for the rare occasion.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

At Wimbledon, Serena Williams has been practicing all week - her curtsy. That's because the queen is coming to a match for the first time in over 30 years. These days, dropping into a curtsy before the queen is optional, but reporters have been asking Williams all week how well she's been mastering the knee bends and wrist action of a proper curtsy. Turns out, all for naught - the queen will attend a different match: Britain's own Andy Murray.

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