Best tennis outfits for on and off the court: Skirts, sweaters, more
Game, set — and you’d better match your outfit when it comes time to hit the courts.
If you think a pleated skirt, sweater vest and a pair of white kicks are a match made in heaven, we have the perfect occasion to rock that set and more.
This warm summer weather is a great excuse to break out the tennis skirts and polo shirts and hit the courts, or at least pretend to play while wearing the trendy outfits out and about.
Even if you don’t have a game to get to, dressing in sporty chic clothes is trendy as ever, with tennis-inspired looks being served up on TikTok and Instagram in record numbers.
In a viral video, user @skinni_legend_kt filmed her take on the classic tennis skirt, styling it in various ways to fit any aesthetic.
Aside from regular tennis season, you can also start planning for next year’s U.S. Open, held at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. Tickets are now back on sale for the 2022 games, from Aug. 29 to Sept. 11.
In years past, celebrities and fashionistas, including Kim Kardashian and Meagan Markel, were spotted in the stands and were even called out on TikTok by the official U.S. Open account.
To get on their tennis fashion level, we’ve curated a list of some of the best skirts, polos, sweaters and sneakers. These stylish wardrobe additions are sure to get your head (and the rest of your body) in the game this spring and summer. Read on for options from lululemon, Nike and more to make your tennis style score read: you: 40, other sports: love.
Crush the competition in this tennis dress from lululemon.
The dress comes in black and white, ranging in sizes from 0 to 14 and is made of super soft and stretchy fabric. More specifically, the Everlux fabric is also quick-drying and breathable for a hot day out on the court.
The Halara Everyday Tennis Dress is perfect on and off the court, made with athletic material to keep you cool even when your game is heating up. The dress comes in white, light blue, light pink, green and more.
Don’t ask “why” when this dress is so obviously a necessity.
Adidas has the ultimate tennis dress, with a Y-shaped back to show off your back when serving and smashing on the tennis court. The dress comes with built-in bike shorts and is available in both a black and a white style.
Who better to trust than tennis star Venus Williams when it comes to dressing for the sport.
From Williams’ own brand, the Eleven by Venus Williams dress features a flirty fit with a tighter torso and flowy short skirt with four-way stretch and breathable fabric, available in white with black piping.
Combine your love for two sports with this ballet and tennis hybrid dress from Terez.
The pink dress comes with shorts under the ballerina skirt, making for a fashionable and functional take on a tennis dress. It also comes in a butterfly pattern and one with daisies to help really embrace the summer sport.
Be the rival of all your tennis buddies when you rock this skirt on the court.
This lululemon skirt is designed for tennis, with a comfortable high-rise fit and built-in shorts with a pocket underneath. It also comes in fun summer colors, including pastel blue and red, in addition to black and white.
The tennis club, to be specific. This super cute skirt comes in lavender, black, and white. Each skirt has built-in shorts underneath, pockets to store tennis balls, keys and whatever else you need for a day outside in the sun or a match on the court.
Feel limitless any time of the year, but especially during tennis season.
From Wilson, store their iconic yellow tennis ball in the pocket of the built-in shorts. The pleated skirt is made of mesh, keeping you cooler than a traditional skirt when playing outside in the hot sun.
Los Angeles Apparel is the best spot to get amazing tennis skirts in an array of fun and exciting colors. The brand offers seven colors for each color in the rainbow, with sizing ranging from an XS to a 2XL.
Embrace your inner Venus or Serena with this Venus High Waist Skort.
The skirt and shorts combo is from Splits59, the LA-based brand with an eye for both fashion and function. This skirt comes in the classic white and green combo, as well as black, white, and navy blue.
Here’s a great option if you choose to rock a tennis look.
Alo Yoga’s Choice Polo is a great cropped style for when you want the look of a collard shirt without the bulky feeling of a longer top. Style it with a tennis skirt for the complete look, or pair it with jeans after the game, as the versatile top comes in white, black, and sunny yellow.
Yet another winning round for Serena Williams with our pick for one of the best tops for tennis.
In collaboration with Nike, this Serena Williams top is both fashionable and functional for an actual game of tennis. The shirt comes in easy-to-wear black or white, while the Dri-Fit technology keeps you cool during the game.
Be mindful when thinking about your tennis outfit.
They do that at Thread 4 Thought, making each item with the planet in mind. This tank top is carbon neutral, offsetting 8.2 pounds of carbon by the brand’s estimates. The tank top comes in navy or white, ranging in size from an XS to an XXL.
This awesome sweater vest comes in a collab from PacSun and John Galt, sold in black with white athletic detailing on the neckline, sleeves and bottom hem. Wear it on or off the court and then well into fall, layered over a long sleeve for added warmth.
This top is a great way to rock a sweater vest while also keeping it trendy, as it flawlessly combines the look of a tank with the material of a traditional sweater vest. The athletic detailing on the sleeves and neckline makes this a perfect choice for a tennis outfit, especially if you pair it with the right tennis skirt or skort.
Leave it to tennis all-star Roger Federer to develop the best tennis shoe.
In a collaboration between the world pro and brand On, The Roger is a streamlined white sneaker perfect for the game. Like Federer himself, the shoe has Swiss engineering, with On’s signature Speedboard and CloudTec lining and soles.
For many, there’s nothing better than playing a great match and then cracking open a cold one.
This was the idea behind these tennis shoes in a collaboration between fashion company M. Gemi and Italian beer brand Peroni. The white shoes are premium leather and feature a blue and red touch at the back, with the Peroni logo on the red tag.
You’ll feel like a grand pro with these tennis shoes from Cole Haan.
The tennis sneakers have a sleek and streamlined look, with a bit of off-white on the back, highlighting the Cole Haan brand. The white sneakers come in both standard and wide sizing, as do the black pair of the same style.
Nike isn’t the household name brand it is today because it doesn’t make perfect shoes for every sport.
Try the NikeCourt line of sneakers for everything tennis-related. The Vapor Lite pair are also super stylish, with an all-white look and silver accents to add a bit of flare. For those who want a pop of color, these shoes also come with red accents and two black variations with white or blue swooshes.
For a tennis look to rock off the court, these Cariuma shoes are where it’s at.
The green pair is a game-changer, but they also come in bright yellow, white and other colors, too. Speaking of colors, you can also choose to add on different laces, as seen in the photo, to get a few different looks out of one pair. Plus, each purchase equals two trees planted in the rainforest, making this an ace investment for you and the planet.