Dress Code for USTA matches

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  1. Majik

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    I played a District Championship match the other day in an indoor court. It was hot, so I changed into a shirt that was cut off mid way so that my belly was showing. One of the referees came up to me about 5 minutes later and told me that this shirt was not USTA regulation. Is there an actual dress code for USTA matches? Or was this simply the dress code of the particular club I was at? Thanks.
     
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  2. JRstriker12

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    Could be a bit of both. I could see how a indoor facility may have a dress code. Also, I found this on the USTA region in Chicago site on dress code (see below). IMHO - I don't think a half shirt is considered proper tennis attire.

    http://www.chicago.usta.com/Tournaments/Dress_Code/

    According to USTA regulations proper tennis attire is required for all sanctioned USTA tournaments and USTA League Tennis play. We are asking tournament directors to remind players and enforce this regulation.

    Clothing not considered proper tennis attire can include, but not be limited to:

    · Sports bras worn alone (without a shirt).

    · Shirts with references to sex, drugs, alcohol or tobacco.

    · Compression shorts worn alone (not covered by shorts or a skirt).
     
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  3. JRstriker12

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  4. Cindysphinx

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    Huh?

    I can't wear a sports bra and booty shorts to a tennis match?

    What is the world coming to?
     
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  5. coloskier

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    Photos please!!! :) Hey, if Venus can wear what she wears.........
     
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  6. Wakenslam

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    Is Majik a guy or a girl? :confused:
     
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  7. r2473

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    Whew. My fish net shirt / running tights combo is still OK. I thought I might need to go shopping.
     
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  8. JRstriker12

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    I think this should be manditory wear at WTA events ;)
     
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  9. JRstriker12

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    IMHO - the lace outfit wasn't that bad. The skin colored tights was kinda pushing it though.....
     
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  10. struggle

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    bring back Anne White's all white wimbledon bodysuit!!
     
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  11. goober

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    Well I hope a girl. Have you ever seen a guy wear a half shirt to expose his belly? Usually if the guy is going for the showing off their bod look they go shirtless.
     
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  13. r2473

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    My doubles partner and I after another first round loss :cry:

    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Ronaldo

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    Mixed doubles?
     
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  15. r2473

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    We are still waiting on a ruling from the USTA on that.
     
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  16. Ronaldo

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    May get the ruling on October 31st.
     
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    The only offical approved wear in USTA for women is:

    Top: DriFit form fitting shirt with no bra, color must be white only.

    Bottom: Skorts no longer than 7 inches from top of thigh.
     
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  18. sureshs

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    This should be repealed :)
     
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  19. sureshs

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    Pics please ....
     
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    Actually, he is a guy and over 50, according to other posts of his. I think the tournament organizers probably did everyone a favor.
     
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  21. new_tennis_player

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    This reminds me of the beer commercial with the guy with the "lower back tattoo."
     
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  23. kuhdlie

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    haha, who's going to wear that alone, that's gay.
     
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