Duchess Meghan takes secret trip to New York to cheer on Serena Williams

The Duchess of Sussex flew to New York City to watch her friend play in the U.S. Open final.
2:20 | 09/09/19

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Transcript for Duchess Meghan takes secret trip to New York to cheer on Serena Williams
To be flying in this weekend to cheer on her friend Serena Williams at the U.S. Open. Even making a secret visit to a yoga class. Will reeve is back with the details. It was secret until -- -- Until she showed up. It wasn't the result that Meghan or Serena were hoping for. Serena losing in open sets. For Meghan, just being there is a big deal. Leaving Archie for a surprise getaway to the big apple before her royal duties ramp up this fall. Reporter: It was a last minute trip, duchess Meghan flying commercial on a secret visit to New York. The duchess reportedly heading here to mode yoga. More than 60 people in attendance in a hot yoga class. Saturday, the real haven't she was here, courtside to cheer on superstar Serena Williams. Meghan and Serena have been friends since 2010. We've seen Serena throw Meghan that huge baby shower. Reporter: Sitting behind Serena's husband, Markle keeping low key in a J. Crew dress. This is the first time the duchess has been so far away from 4-month-old baby Archie. She stayed with a friend around greenwich village. Very much a time for her to lose the duchess title and be herself. Reporter: This trip three days before set to return from maternal leave and back to royal engagements. We've got Meghan empowering women back into the workplace. Reporter: Other duties on that list, a ten-day tour to South Africa later this month. Harry on board with baby. Harry traveling solo, he'll be going to the same spot in Angola is that his late mother visited in 1987. She was raising awareness of land mines. That area where princess Diana walked is a bustling community. Wonderful for the duchess to spend time on this side of the pond. Living a real life. One that's elevated but one that's real. That's very special. Coming up, we "Make your Monday" with a huge surprise for

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