NikeCourt 2021 Australian Open Collection

published: Feb, 01, 2021

by: Nima Naderi

Photo courtesy of NikeCourt. Rafa Nadal’s look for Melbourne in 2021.

The stars of the tennis scene have returned in unprecedented times to begin the 2021 season. With a date shift to begin the year’s first Major, the Australian Open NikeCourt collection will feature colour pallets of court purple, parachute beige, copa and indigo haze in camouflage and zipper designs.

The Women’s Collection

First up, the women of NikeCourt will be featured in a flattering array of purple and black kits, reminiscent of the 2019 US Open.

Photo courtesy of NikeCourt. Feature here is the Spring Melbourne Skirt.

Players like Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina will be highlighted in both the Spring Melbourne Dress in parachute beige and obsidian or the white, wild berry and obsidian combination. Other Nike stars will be highlighted in the Spring Slam Melbourne Tank alongside the Spring Melbourne Skirt in various colours. The latest collection provides excellent range of motion and subtle detailing throughout.

The rest of the NikeCourt women’s team, led by Sloane Stephens, Belinda Bencic, Aryna Sabalenka, Amanda Anisimova and Donna Vekic will all be sporting variations of the above mentioned looks.

Photo courtesy of NikeCourt. The Spring Slam Melbourne Tank has a striking hot back.

Also keep an eye out for the all-new React Vapor NXT, Air Zoom GP Turbo and Zoom Vapor Cage 4 for the footwear line.

The Nike Air Zoom GP Turbo. Photo: Nikki Zabihi

23-time Major winner Serena Williams returns with her own custom look as she aims for her 24th title. Naomi Osaka, fresh off of a US Open victory, also enters Australia with a custom look.

Photo courtesy of NikeCourt. The “Team” look for Nike in Australia.

The Men’s Collection

Australian born Nick Kyrgios will spearhead the men’s team look this season Down Under. Inspired by the coastal vibes of Melbourne, the Spring Slam Melbourne Henley will be paired with the Spring Slam Melbourne Short for some of Nike’s athletes, while other members of the team will be highlighted in the Spring Melbourne Pique Polo. Look for Shapovalov, Khachanov, Dimitrov, Rublev, Fritz and Tiafoe to sport different variations of this kit.

Footwear options for Nike’s top men will consist of the React Vapor NXT, Air Zoom Zero and Zoom Vapor Cage 4.

Nike Air Zoom Vapor Cage 4. Photo: Nikki Zabihi

World No. 2 Rafa Nadal will once again be seen in his signature collection, which will focus on and Spring Rafa Challenger Crew and the Spring Rafa Short. The Spaniard will also wear his latest colour-way of Zoom Vapor Cage 4 in Melbourne.

The NikeCourt Australian Open 2021 collection releases February 1 at TennisWarehouse, TennisWarehouse-Europe and in Canada at Tennis Giant.

Photo courtesy of NikeCourt. The Spring Slam Melbourne Short. Camo print and an adjustable belt bring Nike’s outdoor style to the court.
Nima Naderi

http://www.tennisconnected.com

Founder and Creative Director of TennisConnected.com. He has over 25 years of coaching experience and is an award winning coach with the PTR. Nima has written articles for the ATPWorldTour.com, TennisCanada.com, TennisViewMagazine and Tennis Pro Magazine. He is also the co-host of the TennisConnected PodCast, the Operations Director for Premium Court and the Tournament Director for the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series.

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2 thoughts on “Projected Year-End ATP Tour Rankings for 2021

  1. Novak has won 3 grand slams and zverev won olympic gold. Nadal won nothing
    and federar is injured.
    Your predictions were mostly right.

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