Six of the best tennis outfits

1Strap and button tennis dress, pounds 65. This heavy cotton aertex "waffle" dress is just one of Peri Ashby's latest range of elegant tennis dresses. John Lewis 0171-828 1000; Harrods 0171-1234; Lillywhites 0171- 930 3181.

2Quilted tennis dress and matching jacket, pounds 50 and pounds 80. Lob tennis into the 21st century with this space-age, sheened quilt dress and cropped jacket. This is part of a new sports range from Karen Millen, call 09622 664 032 for stores.

3Flared white dress with red piping, pounds 37.99. From centre court to club land, this Nike dress was made famous by Mary Perace. Made from soft streatch cotton. From Lillywhites, 0171-930 3181.

4Towelling top, pounds 142; shorts, pounds 115. Can't play tennis to svae your life? Then slip into this sporty little number from Gucci if you reallly want to impress your partner on the court. Call Liberty, 0171- 734 1234.

5White cotton drill tennis dress, pounds 27.99. This pretty dress with daisy-trimmed pockets is a bit of a bargain and looks as good on the court as off. From a selection at Top Shop, call 0171-291 2351 for nearest branch.

6Soft polo shirt, pounds 142; wrap skirt pounds 46. A glamorous take on your school games kit: ultra soft polo top from Gucci and wrap-around skirt by Peri Ashby. Liberty, 0171-730 1234 and Lillywhite 0171-930 3181.