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New Balance at The Australian Open: Tennis fashions for Raonic, Watson and Gibbs

As the Australian Open kicks off in Melbourne on January 16, New Balance has new styled gear for their pro players Milos Raonic, Heather Watson and Nicole Gibbs. All three athletes will be competing in the New Balance 996V3, an update to NB premium tennis model with the first ever knit, nylon-infused upper; an innovative, form-fitting fabric design that is heat-fused for strength and durability – designed to support during your during intense match play. The v3 includes a newly designed PROBANK to improve lateral stability and cut through the competition.

Here is the men’s tennis shoe:

New Balance 996V3

and here is the women’s:

New Balance 996V3

Men’s Availability: TW/USA
Women’s Availability: TW/USA

Raonic, Watson and Gibbs will also be outfitted in apparel from the New Balance tennis collection.

Raonic will wear New Balance’s new Tournament Short and Yarra Crew. (For those who don’t live Down Under, “Yarra” is a river, mate. Really like the soft hue of the Raonic shirt — they are going for the softer look much like adidas has done.

Milos Raonic New Balance

New Balance Yarra Crew

New Balance Tournament Short

Men’s Availability: TW/USA (Shirt and Shorts)
Watson and Gibbs will be competing in New Balance’s Tournament Skort and Yarra Tank.

Heather Watson

Nicole Gibbs

Tournament Skort

Yarra Tank

We particularly like the gradiated stripes in this print. What color will Heather choose for her nails?

Women’s Availability: TW/USA (Tank).

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