Nike reveals women’s looks for the Australian Open
Nike's designs for Australia are going to turn heads. We just looked at the men's tennis styles; next, the women's. The gear planned for Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka is packed with bright popsicle color - from what's planned for the practice courts to competition – a perfect foil to that famed Aussie heat. G l o r i o u s.
Serena Williams: the world No. 1 will compete in the Nike Slam Tunic and Nike Slam Printed shorts. Bold colors meet intelligent design in the combo with Dri-FIT fabric used throughout for lightweight breathability, and design elements like the scoop neck and flat seams in the shorts to enhance swing movement and speed around the court. Fun change up from the dresses she's been wearing.
Maria Sharapova: Maria arrives in Melbourne at the top of her game after winning a phenomenal 34th singles title in Brisbane. As confident as they come, she will stay cool in a bright red Nike Premier Maria Dress that includes a Racerback design for enhanced mobility (features a built-in bra for support and a style). It's constructed from a Dri-FIT knit material that delivers improved ventilation and a lighter overall weight to the dress. Sharapova’s tennis shoe is the NikeiD version of the iconic Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour shoe.
Nike team women including Victoria Azarenka, Sara Errani and Sabine Lisicki will wear a striking look in Melbourne comprised of the Nike Advantage Printed Tank and Nike Victory Printed Skirt. The vibrant apparel is designed to be visually arresting, ultra ventilated and cut for unrivaled performance on the court. We love this look for Azarenka (Welcome back BTW), the gradiated color creates a slimming dress-like silhouette but offers the versatility that separates lovers enjoy.
The spring 2015 Nike Tennis collection was conceived to utilize striking color choices and disruptive patterns as a competitive advantage for performance tennis. Color inspiration came from the phenomenally vibrant street art of the city of Melbourne. Winter weary eyes up north WILL soak it in.