Tennis, Anyone?

Leand, Judy
March 2008
SGB;Mar2008, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's views on various clothes and accessories worn by women tennis players during 1970s and in 2008. The author reminisces that back in 1970s, there were not many women's-specific products to speak of, other than apparel. According to her, in this modern era, female tennis professionals now get to wear apparel made of technical performance fabrics, sometimes even studded with Swarovski crystals.


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