27 June 2022

Sir Cliff Richard and Richard Osman among celebrities at day one of Wimbledon

27 June 2022

Sir Cliff Richard, Richard Osman and Alexander Armstrong were among the famous faces attending Wimbledon on the first day of the tournament.

Veteran musician Sir Cliff, 81, was pictured arriving on Monday dressed in a silver blazer with a red rose pinned to his lapel paired alongside a black shirt and striped tie.

Sir Cliff Richard arrives during day one of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships (Aaron Chown/PA) (PA Wire)

TV presenter and author Osman was also spotted entering the All England Club on day one to watch the start of the action.

The 51-year-old was later seen in the royal box wearing a light blue blazer with a navy tie and white shirt.

Richard Osman in the royal box on the first day of the tournament (Adam Davy/PA) (PA Wire)

Meanwhile, British astronaut Tim Peake sat in front of him in the box.

TV presenter Armstrong was also seated in the royal box on day one of the tennis tournament in south-west London.

The Pointless host could be seen wearing a cream blazer, blue shirt and a light-coloured tie as he took in the action from the sidelines.

Alexander Armstrong joined other famous faces at Wimbledon (Adam Davy/PA) (PA Wire)

Wimbledon kicked off on Monday with full-capacity crowds descending on the grand slam tournament for the first time in three years.

The 2022 championship marks the first time since 2019 that the grounds will be filled with up to 42,000 people every day since before the coronavirus pandemic.

The famous queuing will return as spectators from around the world camp out and line up for hours to buy on-the-door tickets every day.

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