Charles Barkley watches Serena Williams in Wimbledon final, feels for Andy Murray

Chris Chase
Busted Racquet

Charles Barkley was sitting in Serena Williams' player's box during Saturday's Wimbledon final, cheering on the American star as she pursues her 14th Grand Slam title against No. 3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska. But even as Sir Charles watched Serena, his mind was on Sunday's match and one participant that he considers a kindred spirit.

"I'm so pumped for Andy Murray," Barkley told ESPN's "Breakfast at Wimbledon." "When people say, 'Oh, you don't win a major or an NBA championship,' it sucks."

Barkley famously won zero titles during his Hall of Fame career.

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He also offered some pre-match advice to Murray. "Stay in the house and turn off cell phone," he said. "People are nice [...] but they're a pain."

Also sitting in the box were Serena's mother Oracene (lower right), hitting partner Sascha Bajin (lower middle), Busted Racquet's own Patrick Mourtaglou (lower right) and a guy who's dressed like Prop Joe (top left). Venus Williams joined the group later.

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