• Meghan Markle to visit New York to watch Serena Williams in US Open, leaves Archie for first time

    By: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    The Duchess of Sussex is apparently on her way to the U.S. to watch her friend Serena Williams as the tennis star competes for her 24th Grand Slam singles title. 

    Multiple media outlets are reporting Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will be in the stands when Williams takes on Canada's Bianca Andreescu in the finals Saturday. The tournament is being held at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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    The trip to New York makes the first time the new mom has left Archie since he was born in May, the "Today" show reported.

    This isn't the first time in recent months that the duchess was in the stands to watch her friend play. Williams was unable to be at Archie's christening because she was playing at Wimbledon in July. Meghan attended one of the matches. according to "Today."

    Meghan will be flying on a commercial airline for her trip across the pond, People magazine reported. The trip comes weeks after she and Prince Harry flew on a private jet for a family trip to Elton John's home in France.


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