The first Major of 2019 has arrived to kick-start the tennis season. This year Down Under, Nike’s athletes will take center stage in their own unique 90’s inspired looks.
Spaniard Rafa Nadal will keep his sleeveless streak going in Melbourne with the AeroReact Rafa Top in laser orange and thunder grey, which will be highlighted by Nike Air Zoom Cage 3 in strong in pure platinum, laser orange, white and thunder grey.
Decked out in the Men’s Spring Challenger Crew, Nike’s Team players will sport the retro denim Spring Flex Ace Printed 9″ Short. Look for Nick Kyrgios, Denis Shapovalov, and Frances Tiafoe to wear this ensemble. Kyrgios will also receive a special make-up Nike Vapor X ‘KYRIE 5’ (courtesy of NBA star Kyrie Irving).
Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov will see his season begin by wearing the Spring Advantage Pattern Polo alongside the Spring Flex Ace Printed 9″ Short.
Over on the ladies side, the women of NikeCourt will be showcased in equally impressive color combinations.
Looking for Major No. 24, Serena Williams is set to wear the Spring Player Dress in lucid green with white and black. This unique dress boasts a cutout back and poly/spandex construction.
Russian star Maria Sharapova will light up Rod Laver Arena with her latest signature Spring Maria Dress. This light armory blue with bright crimson piece features a mesh front and overall cloud inspired design.
Nike’s other athletes in Melbourne will be seen in different combinations of the Spring Breathe Slam Top, the Spring Power Slam Sleeveless, the Spring Slam Skirt and the Spring Flex Short. The likes of Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina, Sloane Stephens and Genie Bouchard will be seen in these latest pieces.