How changes Wimbledons’ fashion for the last 100 years

In our rapidly changing world there are lots of changes. But Wimbledon can boast the fact that for many years it is a representative of conservatism and traditions. Generation of players which facing the courts of England Tennis Club change. But the requirements for equipping players remain unchanged – everyone should play only in white.

Wimbledons' fashion

Suzanne Lenglen. 1922

Wimbledons' fashion

Suzanne Lenglen. 1924

Wimbledons' fashion

Lorna Cornell. 1951

Wimbledons' fashion

Gertrude Gussie Moran. 22 June, 1949

Wimbledons' fashion

Maria Bueno (Brazil). 17 November, 1959

There is no indulgence; even the greatest and most titled players have to wear white. Once the organizers noticed that the player has shoes with red sole and they demanded to rectify immediately the violation. Now they watch for the execution of the requirements “only white” even tougher.

Wimbledons' fashion

Karol Fageros. (Photo by Reg Birkett). 26 June, 1958

Wimbledons' fashion

Maria Bueno. (Photo by Evening Standard). 30 June, 1965

Wimbledons' fashion

Ray Moore. 22 June, 1971

Wimbledons' fashion

Chris Evert (Chris Lloyd). 30 June, 1972

Wimbledons' fashion

Jimmy Connors. 1st July 1976. (Photo by Adrian Murrell)

Wimbledons' fashion

Ann White. June 1985

Wimbledons' fashion

Gabriela Sabatini. 1985

Wimbledons' fashion

Anna Kournikova. June 21, 1999

Wimbledons' fashion

Gustavo Kuerten. 1st July, 2000

If the Wimbledon designers of leading clothing manufacturers are limited in colors, then they have to recoup on a variety of styles. For 100 years all styles of tennis clothing have changed from long dresses to shorts and T-shirts.

Wimbledons' fashion

Anna Kournikova. 6 July, 2002 (Photo by Clive Brunskill)

Wimbledons' fashion

Serena Williams. 1 July, 2004. (Photo by Clive Brunskill)

Wimbledons' fashion

Maria Sharapova. 28 June, 2007. (Photo by Clive Brunskill)