Wimbledon relaxing its all-white clothing rule to allow women to wear dark-colored undershorts

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Wimbledon is preparing to unwind its all-white clothes guideline in order to enable ladies’s gamers to use dark-colored undershorts if they pick to do so, according to a statement from organizers on Thursday. This follows Wimbledon and its organizers were dealing with examination relating to whether blood would show up on white clothing for gamers who are menstruating. 

“We are committed to supporting the players and listening to their feedback as to how they can perform at their best,” All England Club president Sally Bolton stated in a declaration, by means of CNN.

“I’m pleased to confirm that, following consultation with players and representatives of several stakeholder groups, the Committee of Management has taken the decision to update the white clothing rule at Wimbledon.

“This indicates that from next year, ladies and women contending at The Championships will have the choice of using colored undershorts if they pick. It is our hope that this guideline modification will assist gamers focus simply on their efficiency by eliminating a possible source of stress and anxiety.”

Prior to the statement, Wimbledon had an extremely stringent all-white gown code for ladies’s gamers that was at first begun to assist camouflage sweat spots.

12-time Grand Slam champ Billie Jean King just recently mentioned that the all-white gown code likewise makes it difficult for fans to inform gamers apart.

“Nothing is worse in sports than when you turn on the television and two players are wearing the same uniform or same outfits. It’s horrible. No one knows who’s who,” King informed CNN in a current interview.

“This is one of my pet peeves, I’ve been yelling for years. Have you ever seen any sport where the people wear the same outfit on each side?”

The 2023 Wimbledon Championships are set to happen from July 3 through July 16.



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