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Why do tennis players still wear dresses/skirts

(9 Posts)
Armpitt Sat 31-Jan-15 13:54:47

And no other sport (I thjnk) does?
Why not just shorts or hot pant things

HowCanIMissYouIfYouWontGoAway Sat 31-Jan-15 13:56:15

oh, it'll be one of those silly 'it's always been this way it's tradition' things, I bet.

FlappertyFlippers Sat 31-Jan-15 13:57:08

Plenty of sports still wear skirts, hockey, netball, etc.

NaiveMaverick Sat 31-Jan-15 13:57:52

They wear skirts in hockey and netball don't they?

Tanaqui Sat 31-Jan-15 17:10:38

You can actually move more in a skirt than in shorts, unless they are stretchy- maybe that is why?

AuntieStella Sat 31-Jan-15 17:12:53

It's usually skorts nowadays.

Players can wear shorts if they choose (except Wimbledon, which has a fossilised dress code). I don't know why players make the choices they do.

Armpitt Sat 31-Jan-15 18:05:31

I wonder if the dresses pull up the trunk do to speak.

I'd forgotten about hockey. I'll look at them again next time I go. If some of them wear shorts

pinkfrocks Sat 31-Jan-15 18:27:49

Because if the weather is hot they are cooler and less restricting around the waist and crotch.

AtlanticDrift Sat 31-Jan-15 18:38:28

Because they look cuter <runs>

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