How Did Tennis Bracelets Get Their Name?

Tennis BraceletTennis bracelets are some of the world’s most popular types of jewelry. Not only are they stunning but they are also incredibly versatile. Tennis bracelets can look just as amazing with evening formal wear as they can dressed down in a sweater and jeans. At PreciousInternational.com, we have a huge selection of tennis bracelets from which to choose. We get plenty of questions daily about our selection and our incredible wholesale prices, but one question that seems to come up more often than not is, “How did tennis bracelets get their name?” Well, it is actually a pretty interesting story and it actually does have roots in the game of tennis.

Chris Evert was a professional tennis player from 1972 to 1989. During a championship match at the US Open one year, her diamond bracelet, designed by world renowned jeweler George Bedewi, was lost. The latch keeping the bracelet on broke. In a panic, she asked game officials to pause the match until she found her bracelet. From then on, the thin bracelet became known as the tennis bracelet. Today, tennis bracelets are still worn by tennis players like Serena Williams, but the style has been embraced by women all over the world.

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