A study has found tennis is the sexiest female sport.

Sexy sports

Sexy sports

Research carried out by online golf apparel retailer golfsupport.com has carried out an investigation to decipher what sport sparks more romance, and appeals to the other gender.

And the results of the survey, which was carried out on almost 2,000 people, has proved rugby is considered the most attractive male activity among men and women, whilst the racket sport is pitted the top activity for women to play.

Cricket and cycling are deemed the least appealing sports.

However, only one quarter of the respondents would date a partner who was physically fit.