couple get engaged on Wimbledon Centre Court!
was the romantic moment that a tennis-mad couple from Burnham-On-Sea
got engaged on Wimbledon's centre court at the weekend.
Lloyd popped the question to his long-time girlfriend Louise Owen
during a break in play at the championships on Saturday (June
26th), as pictured here.
successfully proposed, having blagged my way onto the centre court
because we only had tickets for court number one!," Darren
got a security guard to take photos of the whole thing. When I
went down on one knee, Lou thought I was just asking the guard
to take a tourist snap of us!"
looked totally shocked when I asked the all-important question.
When she said 'yes', we got a cheer from the small crowd behind
the security guard taking the photos!"
couple, who both live in Burnham and are members of the town's
Avenue Tennis club, met two years ago on an online dating site.
added: "One guy who was sitting in the stands nearby said
to us 'I've been coming here for 34 years and I have never seen
anything like that'."
stress of orgainising this, together with the nerves, made me
completely oblivious to Sue Barker and Boris Becker doing a live
one of the three photographers just behind us in the photo told
us he was from the Daily Telegraph and would like to take
some extra pics and we're now waiting to see if they appear in
the national press!"
works as a physio at Bristol Children's Hospital, while Darren
is a project manager for an IT company.