Becks, the Doctor, Tom Daley, and More @ Wimbledon

What a line-up! David Beckham, Sir Patrick Stewart, Tom Daley in a Wimbledon crowd packed with A-list sports stars (just a shame about the rain)

There may be thunder and lightning on the way but the stars are out in force at Wimbledon, with celebrities crammed into the Royal Box.

David Beckham took two of the 74 exclusive wicker seats - but wife Victoria will not be with him as he brought his mother instead.

It has become traditional for people from the world of sport to watch the Centre Court action on the middle Saturday of the tournament, and Beckham is in good company.

While World Cup winner Sir Bobby Charlton is among the Royal Box guests, none of the current England team will be making an appearance in the exclusive area despite being home early from Brazil.

Other sports figures include England rugby captain Chris Robshaw, England Test cricketers past and present Phil Tufnell, Andrew Strauss, Stuart Broad and Steven Finn, along with golfer Ian Poulter, and boxing stars David Haye and Anthony Joshua.

2013 Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki with Becks

Andy Murray's mother Judy also joined the stars following her son's Centre Court win last night.

Military personnel were given seats in the Royal Box to mark Armed Forces Day today.
Tennis fans at the SW19 Grand Slam have been putting up their umbrellas and hoods as showers are falling over the All England Club.

The Met Office said the area will see heavy showers today with a risk of thunder and lightning, although there will be some sunny spells.

The roof on Centre Court means play is guaranteed.

Spanish star Rafael Nadal opened the show on Centre Court with a four-set victory over Mikhail Kukushkin - but rain has stopped play on all the outside courts.

Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons with Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard

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