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  History of the Tennis Dress Thursday 3 July 2003  
Venus Williams
They may be two of the world's greatest tennis players, yet at their post-match press conferences they're as likely to face questions about their frocks as about their performance.

Venus and Serena Williams are credited for reviving the tennis dress, abandoned for many years in favour of skirt and shirt.
We look back at the long obsession with what women wear on court - rather than how they play.

BBC Sport: The frills and spills of womens' tennis

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