• Nike's Wimbledon ‘nightie' - the most impractical sportswear ever?

    4 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Players have criticised the £75 dress for being too revealing, and getting in the way of their shots. It's not the first time style has trumped practicality at the All-England Club Underwear scandals are common in SW19. Last year, it was the Canadian Eugenie Bouchard's black bra strap ; in 2014, retired men's champion Pat Cash denounced pre-match underwear checks. And this year, it is Czech player Lucie Šafářová's Nike tennis dress, which ballooned all game to expose her knickers. Few things unite Wimbledon crowds like a perceived slight against the tournament's strictures. But, more to...
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