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What is "Tennis shirt" - Definition & Explanation

A tennis shirt, popularly called the polo shirt, is a T-shaped shirt with a collar and two buttons; typically including a pocket. Common fabrics for these shirts include pique cotton, jersey cotton, or pima cotton.

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