The women's team uniform
The Australian women's tennis team in uniform
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After the selection of tennis players had been announced for the Australian women's overseas tour, the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia also granted permission for them to use the Australian coat of arms on the pockets of their uniforms.
This was instead of the usual simple 'A' printed on the cardigans of female tennis representatives. The change was due to Nell Hopman who pointed out that the 'A' could stand for Africa, Austria or any other country whose initial letter was 'A'. Two weeks before their departure, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that the uniforms would consist of 'cardigans with short sleeves, buttons up to the neck and a shirt collar'. The Association also granted 20 pounds to each of the four players to have apparel constructed and fitted for the trip.