German tennis player Tatjana Maria in action during Wimbledon in June 2022. Photo: dpa
German tennis player Tatjana Maria in action during Wimbledon in June 2022. Photo: dpa
Wimbledon

Wimbledon to allow female players dress code exemption over period concerns

  • Wimbledon will allow females to wear dark-coloured undershorts from next year to ease anxiety over playing during their period, the club announced
  • ‘It is our hope that this rule adjustment will help players focus purely on their performance by relieving a potential source of anxiety,’ said Wimbledon CEO Sally Bolton

German tennis player Tatjana Maria in action during Wimbledon in June 2022. Photo: dpa
German tennis player Tatjana Maria in action during Wimbledon in June 2022. Photo: dpa
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