Tennis is an individual sport in which lots of players all dress the same. And then keep wearing those identical outfits day after day, match after match, throughout a tournament. At the Grand Slams, as well as on the men's and women's tours, it's not unusual to have opponents walk on court wearing the exact same outfits, down to matching socks and even accessories such as headbands.
The tennis skirt is having a moment. "Tennis skirts are all the rage right now," Vogue magazine observed recently of women wearing them both off and on the court. The truth is, the tennis skirt has never gone out of fashion on the court.
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