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Here's Why Serena Williams Won't Be Attending Baby Archie's Christening

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Jul. 6 2019, Published 1:44 p.m. ET

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Serena Williams had a perfectly valid reason as to why she's not attending baby Archie's christening on Saturday, July 6. She explained why after being questioned about it during a press conference two days before.

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Serena, 37, will be missing out on her pal Meghan Markle's big event on Saturday. The christening will take place in Windsor with images to be released at a later date.

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The tennis legend can't attend due to work commitments. She's currently competing in Wimbledon over in England.

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"No, I’m working on Saturday, but yeah, she understands work," Serena said after a reporter asked her if she'll be attending the Royal baby's special occasion.

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Serena also dodged a question over if she is Archie's godmother or not. Meghan, 37, and husband Prince Harry have yet to reveal who their son's godparents are.

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Meghan stopped by one of Serena's matches on Thursday, July 4.

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HRH cheered her on from the sidelines while enjoying a gabfest with her girlfriends.

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Do you think Serena is bummed that she can't make it to Archie's christening? Sound off in the comments.

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