Famous Tennis girl dress sold for £15,000 at auction

The white tennis dress made famous in the iconic Tennis Girl poster of the 1970s was sold for £15,000 at an auction in the West Midlands on Saturday.

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Athena tennis picture dress up for auction in Midlands

A dress from the world famous Athena tennis picture in up for auction in the Midlands.

The shot, which was taken at the University of Birmingham in 1976, sold two million copies worldwide.

The dress and racquet up for auction Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

The dress, along with the racquet and two posters, are expected to fetch between £1,000 and £2,000. The sale will be held on the same day as the Wimbledon ladies' final.

The dress and racquet is expected to fetch between £1,000 and £2,000 at auction Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

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