Alize Cornet came back to court after 10 minute heat break. Had her fresh shirt on back to front. Changed at back of court. Got a code violation. Unsportsmanlike conduct..... 😳— judy murray (@JudyMurray) August 28, 2018
But the men can change shirts on court. https://t.co/sCN4KDXYTb
A French tennis pro was given with a violation at the US Open on Tuesday for taking off her shirt to readjust it while on the court.
The players were given a 10-minute break to cool off since the weather was relentlessly hot, during which Alizé Cornet put on a fresh shirt. When she returned to the court, she realized her shirt was on backwards. She quickly took off the shirt and put it back on, prompting the umpire to hit her with a code violation.
The rules dictate that players may only remove shirts off-court. No such rules apply to male players, who took their shirts off frequently Tuesday, due to the heat