Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, watches Serena as defending champion crashes out

(CNN)Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, was in the crowd at Wimbledon on Thursday to watch Serena Williams in her second-round match against Kaja Juvan. Williams and the duchess are close friends, having met a few years ago at a charity event. Williams and her husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, attended the former US actor’s wedding to Prince Harry last May. Williams also co-hosted a lavish baby shower for Meghan in New York City earlier this year. Mixed reaction The 37-year-old Williams is bidding to win an eighth Wimbledon title but first since 2016 after taking time off to have a baby. She needs one more grand slam victory to equal Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24. But Juvan reminded her in …