Sharapova, Azarenka, Keys: First look at new Nike gear for the 2017 US Open

Nike is releasing fierce new looks for the 2017 US Open and while we’re still waiting for more details, we do have some promo photos including Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka, Madison Keys and the company’s ATP representatives.

I’m still perplexed whether the outfit above will indeed be Sharapova’s on-court look at Flushing Meadows, as she always wears groundbreaking dresses at Grand Slams, while this is a pure black combination of tank and shorts. However, when you look at the ensemble closely, you can see that it is not plain, since the loose Nike Fall Maria Flex Shorts feature all-around micro pleats that match the tank’s pleated dropped back.

Even though it is now certain that Victoria Azarenka will skip the US Open because of her personal issues involving child custody, we can see her in the promo image wearing the metallic platinum Nike Fall Slam NYC Tank which is unique for its prism print inspired by the lights at the tournament’s courts. Madison Keys is also showing the tank, its other version that also includes blue and red tones.

While we’re still waiting for Nike to give us a definite answer as to who will wear what during the US Open competition, it is certain that Sharapova’s practice kit will include this Nike Fall Baseline Crop Tank, which exists in action red, black, blue jay, white and sonic yellow.

Moreover, NikeCourt released this photo of Sharapova, promoting what they call an all-day tennis style, including this Nike Fall Court Bomber Jacket.

UPDATE: It’s now confirmed that Maria Sharapova will wear a stunning Swarovski-studded little black dress designed by Riccardo Tisci.


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8 thoughts on “Sharapova, Azarenka, Keys: First look at new Nike gear for the 2017 US Open

  1. Jacob

    The collection looks very chic and streamline, i like what ive seen so far. I much prefer this over Adidas!

    Shame about Azarenka, i hope she is ok.

    Looking forward to seeing what Sharapova will wear. I hope she plays well in NYC, her comeback has been so up and down.

  2. Sabey

    Nice but nothing special. Lately it seems that Nike is aiming for mass market appeal with their tennis gear. Wearable and nice enough.

  3. Emman Damian

    I love Vika’s kit to be honest. I think Maria is wearing a surprise dress (not the one in the promo pic). She has been hinting her followers on Twitter.

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