Screen Shot 2017-09-05 at 12.38.45 PM.png

TenniStory: Ted Tinling, the Man Behind Tennis' Revolutionary Dresses

Players aren’t the only people who have made an impact on tennis. Bud Collins greatly popularized the game by greatly broadening what it meant to be a tennis journalist. World Tennis magazine founder Gladys Heldman helped start the women’s pro tour. Wimbledon chairman Herman David took the lead in bringing Open tennis to life.

And in the world of tennis fashion, no one has meant more to the game than designer and bon vivant Ted Tinling. Here now, the fascinating tale of Tinling, for eight decades literally and figuratively weaving his way in and out of the sport he loved.

Watch video:


About TenniStory series:

TenniStory illustrates countless stories in tennis that define the history, heart, and spirit behind the sport. An extraordinary short form series that takes viewers beyond the court exploring stories of the players and the game, from personal trials and triumphs to how these pioneers changed the sport.

Watch more editions of TenniStory

Share This Story