After arriving at the match and meeting with former female tennis champions and ball girls and boys, Markle followed the Duchess of Cambridge to their seats in the royal box–consistently remaining a few steps behind. Their amicability was on full display during the event, where they chatted and laughed with one another in the crowd. They even coordinated their outfits, with Markle in a Ralph Lauren blue and white top and skirt and Middleton in a white patterned dress.
“There was no rivalry,” Stewart told People. “It shows how well Meghan has adapted as she is aware that Kate will be Queen one day and her position is different.”
While it's certainly royal custom for a duchess to heed to the future queen, there are some royal rules that Markle reportedly isn't quite as on board with. She "has found certain rules in the royal household difficult to understand, like the fact that the queen prefers women in dresses or skirts rather than trouser suits, and is often asking Harry why things have to be done in a certain way," an insider told People of the former Suits star's adjustment to her new life of royalty. "I think she finds it a little frustrating at times, but this is her new life, and she has to deal with it."
Thankfully, she has family members like Middleton and brother-in-law Prince William—not to mention her own husband Harry—to help her navigate the complicated waters of royal rules.