Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 6/26/13
When the All England Club says all white, it means all white, no matter how pretty Roger Federer‘s orange-accented Wimbledon getup may be. The seven-time Wimbledon champ was chided by the host of the tennis major this week after he wore tennis shoes with orange soles, according to the Daily Mail. Federer has been told to change his shoes for his next match, which is Wednesday afternoon. Federer has been given special treatment by parts of the club before as he’s set the record for most titles won on its famous grass courts, and he’s often brought a special wardrobe for the fortnight (this year’s orange accents are a marked contrast to the gold he’s worn before). But even Federer is not exempt to the dress code for Wimbledon, which asks competitors to dress in all white. Check out the soles that caused the stir in the photos below.
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Joe Philbin not worried about being fired

NFL deciding how to share random PSI data during season

Report: LeSean McCoy has tear in hamstring

Report: Jay Cutler expected to play hurt against Raiders

Report: Marshawn Lynch not likely to play against Lions

WATCH: Adrien Broner uses Bruce Jenner zinger after win


ESPN explains reason for Dabo Swinney interview error

Brian Kelly: Kizer made right call on 2-point play

Jim Mora calls UCLA's upcoming schedule 'a complete injustice'

Tommy Tuberville returned to Auburn, lined up at Tiger Walk

WATCH: Arizona State pushes pile 20 yards on TD run

Jim McElwain still won't name Will Grier Florida's starter

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

10 takeaways from Week 5 of the college football season

Rick Pitino and the shadows that never leave

Chad Johnson ... Steelers kicker?

Flacco deserves more from the Ravens

Time for Neymar's Barcelona

Seth Rollins, WWE depth, Divas and winning

Madison Keys and the future of women’s tennis

Most underrated games in NFL Week 4

What to watch in CFB Week 5

Starter strategies for final, tie-breaker and wild card games

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker