Too sexy attire

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  1. matchmaker

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    I just read an article on how AO inspectors forbade Alizé Cornet to wear her red skirt white top outfit because it was deemed too sexy. Any thoughts on this? I mean with Bettany Mattek's outfits and with Serena's attire, where should the line be drawn?
     
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  2. sureshs

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    Radek Stepanek needs to be looked at
     
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  3. jmverdugo

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    Pics? please...
     
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    Really? Do you have a source? Because if she can't wear it, then neither should any of the other gals sponsored by Lacoste (they are all wearing the same thing)...Sam Stosur, Dominika Cibulkova, Natalie Dechy...just to name a few.

    And, the outfit (which Alize has already been wearing in other tournaments) is not that bad...pretty conservative compared to Mattek and what some others have worn. It is just a tank and a red skirt, though the skirt (like all Lacoste skirts) tends to be on the short side.
     
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  5. origmarm

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    This thread is worthless without pics!

    Though I should say that Bud deserves a beating for doing that to my eyes :)
     
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  6. tacou

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    yeah that makes me sick...ugh.

    but Alize is pretty I'd like to see this.
     
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  7. Topaz

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    Just go to the yahoo tennis page and look in the gallery. Really, it isn't racy by any means...I think you guys are going to be disappointed.

    Still waiting for some kind of link or source on this?
     
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    Too sexy? I've seen much better... :shock:
     
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  9. matchmaker

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    I read it in a European newspaper, which is normally quite trustworthy.

    I also think this outfit is not at all exaggerated. So let's see what happens with other players' attire. Will it also be forbidden?

    We might just as well go back to the all white Wimbledon era.

    I don't understand why they make a fuss about this when there is much worse.
     
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  10. SerenaVenusFan

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    That is NOT Serena in that pic of the girl with the thong. That was just an internet rumor, she is too classy to pose like that. Think about it. :rolleyes:
     
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    Serena is not really that classy when it comes to most of her clothing choices(although I dig her Cameroon outfit and that US Open studded biker look/ boots thingy outfit). Speaking of posing like that, remember her naked pic holding a flower to cover her from behind? Venus on the other hand does a better job of carrying herself better with a more dignified look.
     
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    Not to mention, Serena never had a tattoo on her back. The girl in that pic does.
     
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    That picture of her holding the flower was for a magazine spread. It was a respectable magazine iirc. The pic posted is just something that some z-class model would do, not befitting of a GOAT tennis player.
     
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    GOAT????

    LMAO! Only thing she is a GOAT of, is her excuse-making skills.
     
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  15. sureshs

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    No, I don't remember. Jog my memory with a pic.
     
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    I must concur, despite her great performances throughout the years of just coming in 20 lbs overweight and destroying her opponents.
     
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  17. sureshs

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    At least she has won all the Slams, unlike Federer or Sampras.
     
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  18. rommil

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    LOL she played in the men's tour? I didn't know that.
     
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  19. sureshs

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    It is relative. Like Tiger winning all Majors or Phelps in most of the swimming categories. You need to win all Slams to be considered a complete player and a candidate for GOAT, male or female. There should be no exceptions based on personal likes and dislikes.
     
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    True, but she has a loooooooooooong way to go to catch up with evert, graf, navratilova, etc, etc, etc.

    By the way, she wouldn't have come close to winning one slam on the men's tour. She'd be lucky to break 300 in the world.
     
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    Yeah because she beat Nadal to win that RG title :roll:
     
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  23. I just want to say, that there is no such thing as 'too' sexy.
     
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  24. tacou

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    first the towel debate, now this-- cardinal, we are just on the same page!

    as for the link, that was not Cornet. maybe cornet's where the outfit super short? but probably not...man Australia, you used to be cool. what happened?
     
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  25. sureshs

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    Both have big butts. Fed and Sampras do not. That is the secret to winning the French.
     
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    aha so that's it... but wait, does henin have a big butt? :-?
     
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  28. Haha, in more ways than one.
     
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  29. Topaz

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    This is Dominika Cibulkova, not Cornet.

    However, it is the same outfit, they are both sponsored by Lacoste. Sometimes Cornet is wearing a slightly different tank with horizontal stripes, but still...not racy at all. Not sure what the AO is worried about!
     
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  30. lilycolefan

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    There's no way Cornet can ever be sexy.
     
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    FWIW, I find that many of the clothing brands (Nike, Adidas for sure) have self bras that are too thin or transparent, and therefore show plenty of nip line. Many women wear bras under the self-bras, which kind of defeats the purpose. I go with the self-bra, but feel self-conscious sometimes.
     
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  32. Topaz

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    Ditto...I do another bra under the built-in bra. The built in ones don't really get the job done for me. :oops:
     
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    yes yes I know, I think both are cute girls and unless Cornet wears it quite different then I don't get the problem at all. Dominika is jumping up and the skirt still isn't that short.

    hah. same page. yes.
     
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    matchmaker, did you make up that "article"?

    I just don't see how that Lacoste outfit can be considered to be in poor taste.

    - KK
     
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    Actually, imo, she is one of those girls that looks potentially hot while on screen/tennis court...but as soon as I see her in normal clothes I duno wth I was thinking.
     
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    http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,24895733-662,00.html

     
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  37. tacou

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    dress codes are for catholic schools, lets pretty athletes wear what they want.
     
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    This is just ridiculous from AO officials.

    You can name a lot of sports where woman use less clothes or expose more her body: ice skating, gim., running, volleyball, swimming, even the Australian olimpic basketball team with their tights...etc.
     
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  39. tacou

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    I also think it was the Australian indoor volley ball team who looked completely bottomless playing! I'll allow it.
     
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    "Too Sexy" I don't think that is possible. Looks pretty good to me. It is her choice of what she wears. Who cares.
     
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    Racy clothes are not the only things banned at the Open - whistles, trumpets, flares, fireworks, laser pointers, musical instruments and political and religious banners, T-shirts and flyers are also prohibited.

    T-shirts? T-shirts? A dress code for the audience?
     
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  44. halalula1234

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    Shes a woman so she cant play in the men's tour.
     
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  45. tacou

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    that's it? wow. there's absolutely nothing to talk about.
     
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  46. rubberduckies

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    I love Alize!
    I love those tight shorts she wears cause her skirt always comes up during points and stays up for a while. WTA needs to embrace sex appeal the way that volleyball and beach volleyball have. That is what the fans want.
     
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  47. Ronny

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    ^^^^ ahaha nice:D
     
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    couldn't agree more. they should make wta (excluding quite a few exceptions) wear bikini bottoms.

    and maybe instead of playing tennis they could pillow fight.

    and no, I'm not joking.
     
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    I don't see anything sexy about her outfit.
     
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  50. rubberduckies

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    It isn't her outfit - that's why none of the other Lacoste girls are in trouble.
    Alize is too sexy for the Australian Open!
     
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