Tennis player Santiago Gonzalez had a royal touch from afar as his wife and children shook hands with Kate Middleton, Princess of Wales. Santiago Gonzalez, a 40-year-old Mexican tennis doubles specialist, has an extensive career in the white sport, where he has earned a respectful name.
In Wimbledon, Santiago Gonzalez will pair with French Eduard Roger-Vasselin, to face in the first round of the Grand Slam the duo formed by Welsh Gregorie Barrere and Quentin Halys.
And his family no less than saluted English royalty, Princess Kate Middleton.
The greeting of the Princess of Wales
The family of the Mexican tennis player Santiago Gonzalez greeted the Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton, at All England Park, the venue of the Wimbledon tournament.
The Mexican athlete’s wife, Lissette Beverido, and her children, Camila and Matias, greeted the princess in perfect English, who asked them their names and if they were comfortable in the tournament.
The family told her they were at the event to see the participation of the Mexican tennis player.
Santiago Gonzalez bragged about the event on his social networks.
The English monarchy is very present at the Wimbledon tournament, so much so that the Duke and Duchess of Kent presented the awards to the champions, the club’s honorary president where the event is held.
Santiago Gonzalez’s career
Santiago Gonzalez, 40 years old, has had a regular career in international tennis.
Currently, the Veracruz native is ranked number 11 in the world in doubles, and among his greatest achievements have been winning ATP Master 1000, 1 ATP World Tour 500, and 18 ATP Tour 250 with different partners.
His highest position in the ATP ranking is the one he currently holds, and he has earned close to 51 million pesos in winnings during his career.
He has also won two gold medals in the Pan American Games in doubles and mixed doubles, and a silver medal.
In the Wimbledon tournament, his highest achievement has been to reach the third round, which he did in the 2017 edition.