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Last Updated: Tuesday, 17 June, 2003, 14:05 GMT 15:05 UK
Whites and wrongs
Trousers were de riguer for men pre-war
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The Wimbledon of yesteryear is a far cry from today's in terms of fashion - despite all-white rules remaining de riguer
Joan Hartigan and Helen Wills Moody walk out onto Centre Court
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The most notable changes have come in the women's game
Chris Evert in action in the seventies
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But while some have embraced the change with elegance...
Anna Kournikova plays a forehand in 2002
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...even if their tennis has not been up to much...
Martina Navratilova celebrates one of her numerous Wimbledon victories
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...others - yes, you Martina - have made their fair share of fashion faux pas but let their tennis do the talking
Anne White stunned speactators with her catsuit in 1985
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Navratilova wisely drew the line at following Anne White down the catsuit route which left officials far from impressed
Martina Navratilova stretches for the ball with her hair flailing
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But Martina did give us a memorable mullet
Ken Flach sports his version of the mullett
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Which crossed the gender divide in the 1980s fashion vacuum
Boris Becker's all-action style graces Centre Court
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Boris Becker was another big hit in the 1980s - although his shorts were enough to make your eyes water
Bjorn Borg at Wimbledon
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Bjorn Borg led the way for the preceding generation and his headband helped make him the King of Cool and Centre Court
John McEnroe's temper gets the better of him
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John McEnroe's red headband was no match for Borg and proved enough to send the American into yet another tantrum
Andre Agassi poses with Steffi Graf in 1992
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Now we know what Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf first saw in each other after their singles victories in 1992
Pete Sampras dresses down at the 2002 Champions Ball
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A decade on Pete Sampras went for the more informal approach at the Champion's Ball after winning his seventh title




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