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SHARE THIS ARTICLEAh yes. The “predominantly white” rule at Wimbledon. Every year there’s a lot of commotion about how stodgy and boring the All England Lawn and Tennis Club is with their...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEThe U.S. Open is the crown jewel of the United States Tennis Association- the final Slam of the year that brings the focus of the tennis world to the hard courts of Flushing Meadows just...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEThe U.S. Open is America’s tennis showcase for a reason. Held in the most notable city in front of thousands and thousands of enthusiastic fans, it’s the final Slam on the...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEIt’s finally here- Presidential Election Day in the U.S.A. After what feels like the most divisive, rancorous campaign in anyone’s lifetime, it ends today- unless we get the...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEAnd we come to the end of our four-part look at tennis attire for the last half of the last century. We’ve seen the all-white 1960s, the beginnings of The Italian Influence in the...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEOur look at tennis fashion throughout the last half of last century (1960s and 1970s) continues with the 1980s. The look in pop culture during the 1980s was vivid. Bright bold patterns...

SHARE THIS ARTICLETennis legend Billie Jean King has donated her personal archives to the New-York Historical Society.  The donation includes photo, scrapbooks, equipment, even her 2009 Presidential...

SHARE THIS ARTICLELast week we checked out the 1960s, which was dominated (as it had been for years prior) by old line classic names like Slazenger, Fred Perry and Lacoste. Veddy veddy proper, you see....

SHARE THIS ARTICLEThe times they were a-changin’ in the 1960s, and tennis fashion was, too. (Slowly.) For the next few weeks, we’ll look at a different decade of tennis attire, from the 1960s...

SHARE THIS ARTICLEAlthough much has been said and written about Wimbledon fashion let’s take a look at some of tennis white’s most edgy fashion milestones. Many happened at Wimbledon where...