If you’re injured it doesn’t mean you can forget about making a statement — that’s what the modern tennis players are telling us. You need to use bright colors, strange or even symbolic taping.
After securing Taiwan’s spot in the 2008 Hopman Cup, Hsieh Su-wei wore a blue “V” for victory. Serena Williams shocked us all when she showed up at the Sony Ericsson Championships wrapped like a mummy (unfortunately, she had to retire from the tournament because of a knee injury). Maria Sharapova was much more simplistic concerning the shape, but the bright pink color couldn’t get unnoticed (this was at the Acura Classic in San Diego this July; by the way, the shoulder injury is now 100% fine judging from her fantastic performance at the recently-finished tournament in Madrid).