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Wimbledon Bans Players From Wearing Colorful Underwear

Organizers for the Wimbledon tennis tournament are cracking down on colors in uniforms, including underwear.

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According to the brief rule, players are allowed to have one centimeter of color showing on their outfits, according to¬†News. Underwear and compression shorts must be white, as well as women’s sports bras. Straps are often seen and colored bras can show through tops while perspiring.

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This rule was in place last year, but it will be more strongly enforced this year.

“There is now a clarification and if there was a question in years gone by those questions have been well and truly answered,” said Jon Friend, a Wimbledon spokesman.

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If players break the rule, there is a “supply of suitable clothing” that they can change into.

Unfortunately, there are no new rules about Rafael Nadal’s persistent wedgies.

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