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Our look at tennis fashion throughout the last half of last century (1960s and 1970s) continues with the 1980s. The look in pop culture during the 1980s was vivid. Bright bold patterns and graphics in...

Last week we checked out the 1960s, which was dominated (as it had been for years prior) by old line classic names like Slazenger, Fred Perry and Lacoste. Veddy veddy proper, you see. Some of the 1960s...

It’s almost officially fall, although it may still be fairly warm where you are. Nonetheless, it’s time to think about cooler temps if you’re playing outside rather than moving under...

World #8 Marin Cilic, fresh off his big win over Andy Murray in Cincinnati, is returning home, sort of- in more ways than one. Cilic is back in New York City, home of his first Grand Slam title, the 2014...

The Open is the final chance of the year for the big clothing brands to present new gear to their consumers. And so it is with Fila, whose new Heritage Collection will be worn by their team at Flushing...

An old tennis sage once said, “You don’t know where you’re going, if you don’t know where you’ve been.” OK, so maybe it wasn’t a tennis sage who said that- maybe...

No pinstripes this time, darn it. Just basic white with no trim, pretty much what adidas is offering. Fila’s sponsored men (like John Isner) will hit the court in London in pieces from the Core Collection.Included...

Fila has released another pair of tennis collections- they do keep their designers busy. The men’s is called “Alpha” and the women’s is “Ace in Lace.” This is the Ace...

There sure is. The company was founded in Biella, Italy in 1911, and six years ago Fila opened a museum in that city, as a way of showcasing the history of the brand. The museum rebooted itself with a...

Fila’s new Gingham tennis collection updates the traditional pattern with a fresh, contemporary point of view. That means ultra-wearable stretch jersey leggings, pretty, slim cut dresses with navy...