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Rebel Wilson says hi to Cathy Freeman at the Australian Open

Rebel Wilson greets Olympic sprinter Cathy Freeman as they watch the women’s semi-final match at the Australian Open in Melbourne

Rebel Wilson was spotted greeting Olympic sprinter Cathy Freeman at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Thursday.

The actress, 39, arrived at the Rod Laver Arena to watch the women’s semi-final match between Australian Ash Barty and American Sofia Kenin.

She looked elegant in an emerald green collared dress with long sleeves that showcased her trimmer figure.

Who knew they were friends! Actress Rebel Wilson was seen greeting Olympic sprinter Cathy Freeman at Rod Laver Arena as they watch the women’s semi-final match on Thursday

Rebel was making her way to her seat in between Tennis Australia President Jayne Hrdlicka and a male friend.

But the Pitch Perfect star noticed Cathy sitting a few seats further in the row and approached her to say hello and share a hug.

The gold medallist, who looked stylish in a white blazer, beamed and warmly embraced her back.

Friendly: The Pitch Perfect star leaned down to give Cathy a friendly hug

Friendly: The Pitch Perfect star leaned down to give Cathy a friendly hug 

Back to the game: Rebel and Cathy's friendly exchange was brief as the actress swiftly returned to her seat to continue watching the match

Back to the game: Rebel and Cathy’s friendly exchange was brief as the actress swiftly returned to her seat to continue watching the match

Rebel and Cathy’s friendly exchange was brief as the Isn’t It Romantic actress swiftly returned to her seat to continue watching the match. 

She cheered on Ash Barty, who is the first Australian woman to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open since Wendy Turnbull in 1984. 

Rebel’s chic look at the tennis come as she enlisted the help of renowned personal trainer, Jono Castano Acero, to help her get into shape.

Prime seats: Rebel was sat in between Tennis Australia President Jayne Hrdlicka and a male friend

Prime seats: Rebel was sat in between Tennis Australia President Jayne Hrdlicka and a male friend

He revealed to E! that the blonde beauty has a personalised workout program. 

Jono said that Rebel does high-intensity interval training (HIIT), mobility, weights, resistance, technique and tempo – and has only one day of rest.

‘Rebel and I are just focusing on enjoying training and getting the body moving,’ he added. 

Get moving! Rebel's chic look at the tennis come as she enlisted the help of renowned personal trainer, Jono Castano Acero, to help her get into shape

Get moving! Rebel’s chic look at the tennis come as she enlisted the help of renowned personal trainer, Jono Castano Acero, to help her get into shape

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