Prince William- Prince Harry: The royal expert claimed that Prince Harry will not “enjoy living in exile in America for very much longer”.
Prince William deeply cares about his brother Prince Harry, a royal expert said, even though the latter stepped down from royal duties in 2020. Royal expert Simon Heffer claimed that Prince William is frustrated by the fact that Prince Harry is set to release his memoir and is shocked by the decision.

The royal expert claimed that Prince Harry will not “enjoy living in exile in America for very much longer”, stressing that Prince William may not “accept a reconciliation” with Prince Harry should the latter decide to return to the UK.

“The Prince of Wales is reported to be appalled at his brother’s general behaviour, and that the book is going to appear at all,” Simon Heffer told The Telegraph.

“Although someone who knows Prince William says he can be ‘a self-righteous and spoilt’, there is no doubt he has the best interests of The Firm at heart in deploring the Duke’s conduct,” the royal expert added.

Simon Heffer also said that Prince Harry’s upcoming book is a “great concern” for the royal family and Prince William is worried about the impact of his brother’s memoir, as 2022 has been challenging enough for the royal family.

Earlier royal author Christopher Anderson claimed that Prince William “is still holding a grudge” against his younger brother and Meghan Markle.

“In the very beginning, Harry was not allowed to wear his uniform — this was in the early days of the mourning period — but Andrew was and Edward was,” the royal author said.

Rafael Nadal and his wife Mery ‘Xisca’ Perello were seen out and about with their new arrival for the first time since it was revealed the couple had welcomed their first child together.

The Spanish tennis star, 36, and his project director wife, 34, took it in turns to carry their little one – whose name is currently unknown – as they arrived at tennis practice courts in Palma de Mallorca on Tuesday.

Rafa’s wife gave birth to a baby boy in a private clinic in Mallorca’s capital of Palma in early October, a Spanish news outlet reported at the time.
The couple appear to be settling into parenthood as they enjoyed an outing with their son in the Spanish sunshine before Rafa made his way to training at a local court.

The tennis champ, who was pictured cradling the baby in his arms as he walked along, was wearing a pair of blue Nike shorts with a white T-shirt and a pair of black trainers.

He later changed into a blue sports top with a pair of white shorts. 
Meanwhile, Xisca, who works as the director of Rafa’s foundation, oozed daytime chic in a floaty leopard print wrap dress, which she styled with a pair of chunky white trainers.

Xisca, who confirmed her pregnancy in June earlier this year, wore her dark curly locks swept back into a ponytail and shielded her eyes from the sun’s rays with a pair of large sunglasses.

As Rafael hit the courts, Xisca was seen meeting up with another lady – whose identity is not known – for a walk.

Xisca was accompanied by a lady wearing a flowing green daytime dress with white trainers, who was pushing the pram as they walked along beside each other. 

Their appearance in public comes weeks after it was reported that Xisca had given birth, with a source telling Diario de Mallorca: ‘Both the mum and her baby, born in the 37th week of her pregnancy, are doing well. 

‘The birth took place in a private clinic on the island where Mery had to remain under observation and rest completely in the last few weeks.’

In September, Spanish tabloid Hola! reported that the couple of 17 years were expecting a son, having first broken the news of Mery’s pregnancy in June after weeks of speculation.

Rafa then confirmed the news that his wife was pregnant at a press conference in Mallorca later in the same week.

Rafael told reporters: ‘If all goes well, I’m going to be a father.’

‘I’m not used to talking about my private life. We live calmer with a lower profile. I don’t expect that my life will change much with it.’

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Following the news, fans speculated that the couple could call their son Sebastia, Sebastian in English, as it is the name of Rafael’s father and great-grandfather.

Rafa and Xisca dated for 14 years before they tied the knot in October 2019 at a British-owned fortress in Majorca.

Former insurance worker Mery’s health was the focus of Spanish press over the summer, which intensified after Nadal’s withdrawal from the Laver Cup for ‘personal reasons’ after he helped the world of tennis bid farewell to retiring star Roger Federer.

It emerged at the end of August she had been admitted to a private clinic in the Majorcan capital Palma as she entered the 31st week of her pregnancy. Reports at the time said doctors had decided to monitor her as a precaution.

It was reported earlier in June in the Spanish tabloids that Mery was pregnant with their first baby, according to magazine Hola! .

There was intense speculation Rafael’s childhood sweetheart was expecting after she started wearing more loose-fitting clothes and donned a face mask at the recent Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid. 

Mery gave up a job in insurance to become project director for the Rafael Nadal Foundation, the charity he founded more than ten years ago.

The late Queen Elizabeth II’s personal jewellery collection includes some of the rarest jewels in the world, but arguably the most impressive in the royal archive is the Nizam of Hyderabad necklace – estimated to be worth around £66.3 million.

The necklace was a present for the Queen – then Princess Elizabeth – to honour her wedding day to Prince Philip in 1947. The Nizam of Hyderabad, the monarch of India’s Hyderabad State, Asaf Jah VII, invited the royal to choose two pieces of jewellery from Cartier for her wedding gift.

She opted for a dazzling tiara and breathtaking necklace based on the petals of an English rose – which is now deemed one of the most expensive pieces of jewellery in the royal collection.

The Princess of Wales was lucky enough to wear the Queen’s incredibly sentimental jewels when she attended a black-tie reception at the National Portrait Gallery in 2014. Wearing a midnight-blue Jenny Packham dress for the occasion, Princess Kate embellished her outfit with the multi-million-pound platinum and diamond necklace personally lent to her by the Queen.

The Princess wore the Queen's necklace in 2014
The Princess wore the Queen’s necklace in 2014

The Princess of Wales remains the only royal lady to have worn the Nizam of Hyderabad piece besides Queen Elizabeth. In light of the monarch’s death, it seems likely the necklace’s new ownership falls to Kate, who may be in line to inherit the precious piece.

The late monarch was gifted the Nizam of Hyderabad necklace for her wedding
 The late monarch was gifted the Nizam of Hyderabad necklace for her wedding

Cartier originally crafted the necklace in the 1930s. Its breathtaking centre piece is pave-set with a detachable double-drop pendant, 13 emerald-cut diamonds and a pear-shaped drop.

The original version, which was purchased in 1936 but bought back by Cartier a year later, had three triple-drop and eight double-drop pendants.
The Nizam of Hyderabad necklace isn’t the only piece of jewellery the late Queen personally lent to her grandaughter-in-law. One of the rarest pieces in the Crown Jewels collection of 23,578 gemstones is the George IV State Diadem, officially known as the Diamond Diadem.

The piece is worth an estimated £66.3 million
The piece is worth an estimated £66.3 million

It’s estimated to be worth nearly £800,000 today and is one of the most symbolic crowns in the royal collection. It’s particularly special because it’s strictly reserved for sovereigns and Queen Consorts.
When Prince William eventually becomes King, his wife will inherit Camilla’s title of Queen Consort. The Princess of Wales will then share the privilege of wearing the prized jewels.

Goran Ivanisevic weighed in on the possibility of Novak Djokovic surpassing the number of titles held by Roger Federer and Jimmy Connors. “The question remains how long he’s going to play and how long he’s going to last, but the moment he’s at now, I’m sure he could attack or influence those records as well.”

Although the former Croatian player wondered how long his pupil would play, he did not doubt Djokovic’s ability to stay fit. Ivanisevic added: “He has always been physically fit, it has never been a problem, and if he continues like this, I am convinced that he could stay at or near the top for another three years and fight for all the titles.”

For the ATP Finals in Turin, the organization has made available a rich prize pool and the eventual winner of the tournament has the possibility of becoming the tennis player capable of the “richest” victory in the history of tennis.

Whoever wins in Turin, taking into account only wins and not losses, even in the Round Robin, will win an incredible amount of 4,740 million dollars, a sum never won by a tennis player in the history of this sport. With a loss, the prize pool will drop to $4.357 million (every win, even in the group stage) will be a huge prize, while the previous record for a tournament refers to Ashleigh Barty’s success at the Shenzhen Masters ($4.4 billion).

So, everything is also related to the number of victories in the tournament, but what is certain is that whoever wins the year-end tournament, the famous Masters 1000, will take home a good prize. Novak Djokovic, the former world number 1 and winner of 21 Grand Slams, has ruled out any possibility of following Roger Federer into the twilight.

“I don’t feel that old yet, to be honest, for the tennis career, for my tennis career to end. I still feel that my body is serving me, it is listening to me well. That’s the key, I think, when you get to be 35 or older,” Djokovic said.

“I’m adjusting my schedule much, much more, you know.”

Djokovic struggled this year

Daniil Medvedev’s youth coach and former ATP player Jean-Rene Lisnard is of the opinion that Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open participation is immaterial in deciding his greatness.

“Djokovic is Djokovic, and he will remain so regardless of participation or non-participation in the Australian Open. He is Superovich!” he said. “If he does not play in this or that tournament, what will happen to him? Only the tournament will suffer.

He fights for his rights – and I think he is right. Before, I didn’t really like him, but the further this whole situation went, the more sympathy I felt for him. He is the only one in this tennis world who can call a spade a spade and do what he wants,” he said. “This commands great respect.”

It’s been an incredibly busy and emotional time for the royal family. Across the Atlantic, the House of Windsor is going through a major transition — one they haven’t experienced in decades. Following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William and Kate Middleton have taken on several new responsibilities as the newly minted Prince and Princess of Wales. But the royal couple is finally getting a chance to breathe thanks to their three kids.

The Prince and Princess of Wales’ children — Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4 — are on their school break, which means they get plenty of quality time with their mom and dad at home. As such, William and Kate have taken a noticeable step back from public duties to spend time with their three kids, which honestly feels pretty relatable for quite a few parents.
Since their move to Adelaide Cottage, the three young royals have been attending Lambrook School in Berkshire. The school’s fall break begins October 14 and ends October 31, according to Lambrook’s official website. Based on those dates, we won’t be surprised if the Prince and Princess of Wales and their children take advantage of all the time they have together.

Honestly, the school break couldn’t have come at a better time for Kate and William, either. The pair have been on the frontlines of the royal family’s transition into a new era, and with that comes an abundance of responsibility and expectations. Hopefully the entire Wales household can take a deep breath and enjoy some peace and quiet together before school starts again.

These relatable moments show that Kate Middleton may be a royal mom — but she’s a regular mom too.
Kate Middleton becoming mom

The Prince and Princess of Wales have been absent from the royal scene since last week due to their children’s half-term.

READ: Why Prince William gave Princess Kate the ‘chance to back out’ of royal family

Princess Kate’s last known royal duty was on the 15th of October when, as patron of English rugby, she sent a letter of encouragement to the England Rugby League.
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“To the England Rugby League teams, I wanted to wish you the very best of luck with your respective World Cup tournaments,” it read.

“I was so honoured to become Patron of the RFL earlier this year, not least because I know what an important moment this is for Rugby League. The ability to take part in any World Cup tournament is incredible, but to be able to do so on your home turf, hosting teams from around the world and showcasing everything that this fantastic sport has to offer is truly special.

Kate also highlighted that it will be the “most inclusive” Rugby League World Cup to date “with the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments running alongside each other for the first time”.

She concluded: “Good luck! I know you will do us all very proud and I can’t wait to see you all in action.”

Prince William, on the other hand, may be on holiday with his family but he is already planning his return to work.

On Thursday, it was revealed that he will return to work on 1 November, when he will attend the 10th annual Tusk Conservation Awards in London.

The release from Kensington Palace read: “The Prince of Wales will celebrate the work of leading Africa-based conservationists at the annual Tusk Conservation Awards to be held next month at Hampton Court Palace.

“His Royal Highness will also join a symposium the next morning bringing together this year’s award winners, alumni from previous awards and conservation experts.”

A fan on Twitter mocked both Emma Raducanu and the newly resigned British Prime Minister Liz Truss and point out some similarities.

Emma Raducanu has become quite notorious in tennis circles due to her changing coaches often. For a player that essentially has played only one full professional season, Raducanu already had three coaches and two of them have been high-profile ones.

Just recently she split with Tursunov after a very brief time together. Before that, she ditched her US Open coach for Torben Beltz but that didn’t last either. That was compared by a fan to the British Prime Minister’s term in office as Liz Truss resigned today. She was in the office only 44 days which is shorter than Raducanu working with Tursunov.

“Emma Raducanu has had coaches that lasted longer than Liz Truss as prime minister.”

Kate Middleton reportedly told her mother about Prince William’s proposal in ‘awkward’ way.

Most of the people immediately celebrate exciting news with their family, but that wasn’t the case with the Princess of Wales.

William and Kate were holidaying with pals in Kenya when the Prince popped the question with his late mother Princess Diana’s engagement ring.

Kate Mum

When journalist Tom Bradby asked what her mother’s reaction was during their engagement interview in 2010, Kate replied: “I think as any mother would be she was absolutely over the moon.

“Actually, we had quite an awkward situation because I knew, and I knew that William had asked my father, but I didn’t know if my mother knew so I came back from Scotland and my mother didn’t make it clear to me whether she knew or not. So both of us were there, sort of looking at each other and feeling quite awkward about it,” she laughed.

Prince William, in the same interview, revealed the real reason he didn’t propose marriage sooner, explaining: “We’ve talked about this happening for a while so Kate wasn’t in the dark over it all. We’ve been planning it for a year if not longer, it was just finding the right time. As most couples say, it’s all about timing.”

Maria Sharapova sat down with Cointelegraph at Binance Blockchain Week Paris to discuss her growing interest in NFTs and passion for bringing more women into Web3.

Tennis legend Maria Sharapova appeared at the Binance Blockchain Week Paris 2022 to share her interest in nonfungible tokens (NFTs).

During an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, Sharapova mentioned that “she is exposing herself to this new world of crypto and Web3,” noting that the sector will help her better engage with her fans. Sharapova was also one of the strategic investors behind MoonPay’s Series A financing round, yet she mentioned that she aims to bridge her personal experiences to the digital world moving forward.

Cointelegraph: What are you doing here today at Binance Blockchain Week Paris?

Maria Sharapova: I’m crypto curious and would like to figure out how to bridge the incredible physical experiences that I’ve been able to have with my fans over so many years. I’m now finding ways to include experiences in the digital world, so that’s what I’m most excited about. Also, as a female entrepreneur, I believe it’s important to pave the way for other women to enter Web3. Money is a topic that I feel we don’t speak enough about as women.

CT: Do you have plans to launch an NFT project?

MS: I’ve been looking at this space for several months now, as I’m someone who is more in favor of opportunities for the long haul. When I saw the opportunity to bridge physical with digital experiences, I knew I wanted it to be a long-term experience for myself. Storytelling is very important and it’s a huge component of Web3. I think stories will be told better for both parties when thinking about a project long-term.

Nft Maria Sharapova

CT: Do you think NFTs can help create better fan engagement?

MS: Absolutely. NFTs are about finding ways to communicate with the right communities interested in what I’m doing within a different type of space. For example, I was seen on a television screen every week playing tennis for so many years, yet I no longer have that platform on a daily basis because I retired a couple of years ago. The Web3 experience has given me access to my fans in entirely new ways. I feel like I’m more engaged with them, as opposed to them just being engaged by watching me compete.

CT: As a female entrepreneur and former athlete, do you have plans to get more women involved in Web3?

MS: I want to allow women to have a space where they experiment with Web3. For example, I was 17 when I won my first grand slam and social media was in no way part of that experience. It took years for me to get comfortable with social media over time. I think Web3 is also an area where one has to get out there in order to learn and grow from it. As I mentioned earlier, the conversation about money, finance, crypto and blockchain is a taboo conversation. People may feel that unless they know about these topics, they shouldn’t speak up. But I think this should be the other way around — you learn a lot more if you ask questions and get involved.

CT: Why did you decide to invest in MoonPay?

MS: I want to diversify my portfolio. In the beginning, my investments were around consumer goods. For example, I invested in the sunscreen brand Supergoop early on. I am now exposing myself to an entirely new category.

CT: What do you think are the biggest challenges associated with Web3 and how can we overcome these?

MS: I’d love to see the quality of Web3 experiences come through a bit more and improve, specifically in the digital space.

MS: I’m really interested in the NFT space because it bridges my passion for fashion, interior design and creating spaces that are unique to individuals and communities. I’ve become more interested in this space because it has more of a design perspective. It’s also an entirely new revenue stream that both artists and women are discovering.

In the last few hours, a very important event for the history of tennis took place. During the fifth edition of the Laver Cup, that of 2022, during the usual exhibition featuring the best athletes in the world, the Swiss champion Roger Federer said goodbye to the world of tennis.

The Swiss Maestro ended his amazing career with 20 Slams title, of which 8 Wimbledon titles. Frantic hours, in some ways dramatic, with everyone who wanted to greet their favorite in their own way. Federer retired at 41 and made the history of the sport for the past twenty years and more, making millions of fans dream all over the world.

The tennis player closed with a doubles match, paired with his friend and long-time rival Rafael Nadal. In London there is almost all the best of international tennis, the best of European and international tennis. The real big absentee of this competition is the Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz, the current number one in the world.

Alcaraz is currently resting after winning the US Open, but he wanted to make his closeness felt through social media. During the doubles match involving Roger, Alcaraz made several tweets to greet the Swiss phenomenon. A difficult evening even for the very young talent of world tennis, far away but close to the best athletes in the world.

Carlos Alcaraz’s words for Federer

In recent days Alcaraz has released interesting words to greet the Swiss champion. Here is a social message from him: “Roger Federer is one of my idols and a source of inspiration! Thanks for whatever you have done in our sport!

I still want to play with you. I wish you the best for what will happen in the future.” Now Federer has greeted the world of tennis, which goes on and on thanks to Carlos Alcaraz, one of the most interesting tennis players in the world and the one who, among the many in circulation, seems ready to take the difficult legacy of the Big Three.

Here is a roundup of tweets from the young Spanish tennis player: