1930: Carolyn Babcock and Joan Ridley
For better mobility, girls cut off the long hemlines and silhouettes became more feminine and tailored, pleats were added.
1936: Helen Jacobs
Helen Jacobs was shocking for the time introducing shorts into women's sport.
1951: Althea Gibson U.S
A feminine touch to male sportswear, Althea rejects the traditional skirt for a more flexible outfit.
1951: Model wearing a tennis outfit designed by Teddy Tinling
Saw the return to ladylike elegance with cinched waists and crisp white dresses.
1960: Maria Bueno of Brazil
We love the sleek pleats in this mini.
1962: Maria Bueno of Brazil
Our favourite 1960s look. The lacy bloomers under the pleated skirt with a demure buttoned up cardigan.
1970: Evon Crawley
Outfits got tighter and skirts got shorter, this was the era of cute patterns and exaggerated collars.
1977: Virginia Wade
We love the frills and the chic elegance of this gorgeous Virginia Wade dress.
1978: Tracy Austin
The cutest dress seen in tennis, Tracy Austin knew how to rock pigtails and pink.
1980: Tracy Austin
Fun Fact: the bright yellow tennis ball was adopted so that it could be more easily spotted in televised matches. The decision had an impact on wardrobe as well, as players opted for more outrageous sporting frocks.
1980: Chris Evert Lloyd of U.S
A palette of pastels on the court, Chris Every Lloyd looks stylish in stripes.
1990: Monica Seles of Yugoslavia
Saw the change to brighter the better, going from pastel to bright neon. A girl who is ready to smash it.
1995: Steffi Graf of Germany
Funky patterns and baggy shirts, the 90s was all about comfortable fashion.
1999: Venus Williams
This diva rocking the bright fluro green on the court.
2002: Anna Kournikova of Russia
Anna Kournikova became known for what she would wear on the court. And damn right she should, she looks fantastic.
2002: Serena Williams
The William sisters ushered in an era of outlandish outfits that demanded attention on the court.
2003: Venus Williams
We love this chic look, tennis or fashion queen - we say both!
2010: Venus Williams
Bringing the bedroom to the court. Go girl for rocking the most controversial tennis dress of all time.
2011: Serena Williams
Tight, bright, and dazzled with jewelry. This champion is refining sexy and strong.
2014: Serena Williams
Sexy in leopard print. The winner of 21 grand slams and two-time Vogue cover girl has redefined both what a tennis player looks like, and what a best-dressed-lister looks like.