The US Open has an unofficial title of the trendiest Grand Slam. Following our Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon apparel reviews, let’s take a look at how sportswear companies in New York are taking tennis fashion to new heights.
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Matching the occasion of their last US Open, Serena Williams wears a crystal studded one Nike Dress, a matching black jacket, sparkling black NikeCourt Flare 2 shoes embellished by Serena Williams Jewelry and a detachable shiny cape, a statement garment symbolizing the player’s royal status in the sport. Here’s a detailed illustrated description of the 23-time Grand Slam champion’s New York outfit.
Naomi Osaka lost in the first round and this time there wasn’t much talk about her early exit. Attention was paid to other players and even to her custom purple Nike dress went by pretty unnoticed, including her NikeCourt Air Zoom GP Turbo shoes inspired by her dog but.
Donna Vekic wore the Nike NY Slam Dress, an infamous design that Bianca Andreescu criticized for distracting her when it was windy. Andreescu couldn’t act in that dress and quickly changed into another outfit – this Nike Fall New York Slam Tank Top and Short.
defending champion Emma Raducanu wore the same ensemble from the Nike New York collectiononly in different colors.
tearful Andrea Petkovic retired from tennis after losing to Belinda Bencic in the first round. Her latest US Open outfit is from the Adidas x Thebe Magugu collection: the orange version of the Adidas New York tank and Fall Gameset Match Rock.
Garbin Muguruza‘s Adidas New York dressa 2-in-1 piece that comes with a separate matching shortie features an abstract artwork inspired by a dancing woman.
Jessica Pegula sports and sleeveless unisex tank top from Adidas. It’s a gender-neutral fit that incorporates UNITEFIT technology, designed and tested across a range of sizes and genders to offer a comfortable unisex style with sizing included.
FilaThe collaboration with Brandon Maxwell delivers the most outstanding collection at this year’s US Open.
Shelby Rogers stole the show with her two-piece design which includes a racerback tank with adjustable straps and a detachable, cropped, structured mesh polo shirt with a ribbed three-button placket. The unconventional polo is paired with a flared plaid skirt that has side pleats in contrasting color. This outfit is available in green and in red.
Karolina Pliskova‘s Fila x Brandon Maxwell Racer Tank Top includes overlapping panels at front creating a keyhole detail. The pink and red bodice is complemented by a wrap style pleated skirt in the same colourway.
Barbara Krejcikova presents Filas famous heritage collection. Each year, Fila launches a new iteration of heritage clothing, known for their timeless silhouettes and color palettes. This year’s edition offers a classically unique take on the brand’s iconic looks with magenta, turquoise and yellow stripes, piping and prints perfectly complemented by the signature red, white and blue detailing.
Here we see Krejcikova in the Fila Fall Heritage striped tank top with racer back and the Fila Fall Heritage Color Block Skirt in magenta purple / navy.
World No.1 Iga Swiatek flies high in her Asics Gel Dissolution 8 Tennis shoes. Her green outfit includes the Asics match tankFeaturing overlapping panels with a keyhole detail to the reverse and match skortwith overlay made of structured mesh fabric with pleats.
Coco Gauff‘s new balance The kit includes a vibrant top with short mesh sleeves and a sheer black skirt with a chevron pattern. The star of the show is definitely the teen’s first signature sneaker: the Coco CG1.
Available in DigiCoco and Pompey colors, the Coco CG1 is a unisex model influenced by basketball silhouettes and ’90s aesthetics.
Lacoste catches the eye with a combination of light yellow and purple. Anett KontaveitThe fall collection’s flared skort has contrasting printed ties at the side and is paired with a sleeveless zip-up yellow tank top.
Caroline Garcia Asics silently replaced by Yonex Last month. The French wears a Yonex dress with inner pants in wine red.
Yelena Ostapenko‘s designs of the Latvian brand DK ONE always draw a lot of attention. This time, the 2017 Roland Garros winner channels her inner Bethanie Mattek-Sands with this striking combination of animal print and pink.
Runner-up at the US Open last year Leylah Fernandez represented Lululemona brand that is still making its way on the Hologic WTA Tour.
Ajla Tomljanovic and her clothing sponsor Original penguin opted for a floral print on a sleeveless dress with a high neck and a three-button placket.
Camila Giorgi gets lots of compliments on her black top Giomila outfit.
Ons Jabeur represented lotto in a classic short sleeve top and shorts.
Veronica Kudermetova‘s Armani Dress contrasts a white base with a pink and purple leopard print.
Maryna Zanewska wears a dress mizunois new Boro Collection.
Yulia Putintseva promotes a beautiful blue K-Swiss A dress.
What do you think of Serena’s special look? And about Fila’s interesting pieces designed by Brandon Maxwell? Are Nike and Adidas still leading the WTA fashion game or do you think some smaller brands will take their share of the pie? Tell us in the comments below.