Fashion at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore – Adidas, Nike, Lotto and the Elite Eight

Women’s Tennis Blog is your go-to place when it comes to female tennis fashion, so there’s no way we’ll skip overviewing what our most elite WTA players were wearing this week at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore. The season-ending Championships are not exactly a tennis Fashion Week, as opposed to Grand Slams where all the brands are competing to attract attention with innovative, high-performance clothing, but the very nature of the WTA Finals and its mind-blowing prize money of $6,500,000 certainly inspire tennis apparel producers to showcase their designs in the best light.

Let’s see now which clothes our WTA stars chose to fight for the prestigious title.

Eugenie Bouchard

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard is part of the Sharapova Nike family and she was wearing the Winter Premier Maria Tank, which combines a lightweight woven fabric in front and stretch knit fabric on back, and a matching skirt with heathered panels on sides. The world No.5’s shoe is the turquoise Nike Zoom Vapor 9.5 Tour .

Serena Williams Singapore blue Nike dressSimona Halep Singapore black Adidas outfit

Top-ranked Serena Williams was also working the Nike blues. The American fired Singapore up in the Winter Burnout Tunic, featuring a subtle cheetah print on back, while her fist-pumping towards the title was adorned with black and white cheetah wristbands. Romanian world No.4 Simona Halep was making her WTA Finals debut in the glossy black Adidas Fall Adizero Tank and a coordinating skirt with glittery elastic waistband, while her stride towards the final was cushioned in the Adidas Adizero CC Tempaia III in pink.

Ana Ivanovic Singapore black Adidas dress

Just like her Romanian colleague, Ana Ivanovic is representing Adidas’ Adizero line, although the Serb was wearing the well-known dress from the fall collection. Her Adidas Adizero CC Tempaia III shoes are in the refreshing mint.

Agnieszka Radwanska Singapore

White Group’s Agnieszka Radwanska was the only one sporting a colorful print in her
Lotto Women’s Maddy Dress Butterflies with adjustable tank straps. The Pole stepped into the semifinals in white/yellow Raptor Ultra IV Speed shoes which feature the Syn-Pulse cushioning in the midsole that helps with explosive movement.

Petra Kvitova Singapore outfit

Petra Kvitova wore the Nike Women’s Winter Advantage Print Polo with subtle dots and the dusty cactus Winter Woven Pleat Skirt. The Czech’s shoes of choice are Nike Zoom Vapor 9.5 Tour Turquoise/Volt.

Maria Sharapova Singapore

Maria Sharapova‘s Singapore combo was the same as the above-shown Bouchard’s, just in different color – the Russian wore an ivory Nike tank and a grey skirt with hyper punch waistband. This outfit can nicely be paired with the Nike Zoom Vapor 9.5 Tour Hyper Punch/Ash shoes, although I can’t find the exact ones Masha is wearing.

Caroline Wozniacki Singapore

Caroline Wozniacki was displaying her excellent form in the well-known Stella McCartney’s collection recognized for its asymmetrical ruffles and nude colors. The item the Dane wore in Singapore is the Barricade NY Dress, while the shoes are Adidas Stella Barricade 8 Poppy Pink.

My favorite outfit of the bunch is Ivanovic’s black dress paired with mint shoes, but I also like Serena’s blue dress with non-intrusive cheetah print and Kvitova’s wonderful blue polo. Who tops your WTA fashion rankings?

If you enjoyed this review, make sure to check out our fashion coverage of the four Grand Slams of 2014:

  1. All eyes on the Australian Open fashion – a mix of hits, misses and designs that played it safe
  2. French Open: Adidas by Stella McCartney shines, Lotto dares to miss and hits, EleVen prints success, and more
  3. When tradition meets modern women’s tennis fashion at Wimbledon
  4. WTA fashion statements at the 2014 US Open – blues, nudes, glamorous blacks, polka dots, animal prints

(photos: Julian Finney, Clive Brunskill/Getty Images, Jimmie48, © Neal Trousdale, Voxsports Voxer)

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10 thoughts on “Fashion at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore – Adidas, Nike, Lotto and the Elite Eight

  1. Julie

    I like Marias outfit best, the full turquoise/blue on everyone else from the “nike-girls” is just too much, althought the color fits Bouchard nicely.

    The Adidas dresses are getting boring, they have been wearing the same ones for too long now… I also think. that Halep should switch from Adizero to something else in the Adidas collection, those outfits always look better on tall people like Ivanovic or Muguruza.

  2. Tennis Island

    As a man (I know, I shouldn’t make any statements about the fashion) I can say that this year’s championships was weak according to the outfits. Especially pretty players like Ivanovic or Bouchard could offer more for spectators than just regular designs.

  3. Marija Post author

    Julie, Adidas always makes amazing dresses, but their players always wear them for too long a time. But I understand their approach, to prefer quality over quantity. They make few designs a year, but they are always outstanding.

    Tennis Island, I actually like how Ana looks in black, I think it’s a nice change and the dress is not boring even though it’s solid black.

  4. sabey

    Nike has just gotten so boring! I agree with Marija that Adidas makes lovely outfits but just not enough variations in style to keep it interesting through the year.

  5. Marija Post author

    Sabey, Nike used to be synonymous with glamour and extravagance, but their designs in the long period have been conforming to a more wearable style, something that people are more likely to wear every day. The only exception are Serena’s recent animal print outfits and I admire such experiments and daring and memorable designs.

  6. sabey

    Marija you are right that Nike seems to be going for a wearable style with their tennis clothes. Their running and workout clothes are wearable too but very striking and stylish so I am not sure why the same aesthetic cannot be used for tennis.

  7. Cajsa Arvedsen

    Hi! Does anyone know the name of the blue nike shoes, that Serena Williams is wearing at the WTA finals?

  8. Marija Post author

    Sabey, that’s a good point. Hmm, I’m sure Nike will get back to more interesting designs and, as I had said, Serena’s animal print dress is a step in the right direction, IMO.

    Cajsa Arvedsen, good question! I don’t think it’s available for purchase, I haven’t found it neither at Tennis Warehouse nor at Nike’s official website.

  9. Ozjaber

    Adidas biased… So Ana and Simona are my winners. However, would really like to know the Nike model that Errani/Vinci donned for the semis. Anyone know? Absolutely gorgeous!!

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