7 Tennis Must Haves That’ll Make You Feel Fierce on the Court
When I'm channeling my inner Serena Williams on the tennis court, nothing can be more distracting than a clingy top or itchy visor.
No doubt, it's my skills that get me the W, but showing up in a functional look — that's also really stylish — boosts my confidence and helps me focus.
If you haven't noticed, Williams herself never fails to rock the competition while looking fierce — and you can, too. Just take notes from our tennis-gear playbook ahead.
Wilson Women's Rush Pro 3.0 Tennis Shoe
Designed with explosiveness and stability in mind, the Rush Pro 3.0s ($130) is a great shoe for any athlete dominating on the court. Its antitwist outsole aims to boost performance by controlling the feet during aggressive movements, while the lightweight mesh offers breathability and comfort.
Babolat Boost Strike Tennis Racquet
When Babolat dreamed up the Boost Strike Tennis Racquet ($80), they created a product that can offer a mix of control and energy with every hit. The power frame is designed for short, compact swings, while the mid-plus head size optimizes balance and power. Plus, the open string pattern allows you to put more spin on the ball, and the graphite composition adds a level of ease to each motion.
Nike Women's NikeCourt Victory Tennis Skirt
Nike Women's NikeCourt Victory Tennis Skirt ($70) is nonrestrictive thanks to its lightweight pleated design that moves with the body. You can rely on the inner shorts for comfortable coverage and the Dri-FIT technology to keep you fresh as you dive around the court. Not to mention the skirt is machine washable — making your life postpractice simple and easy.
Rambler 36 Oz Bottle With Chug Cap
The Rambler 36 Oz Bottle With Chug Cap ($50) is a great hydrating option that keeps your beverage cool for many hours spent practicing under the sun. The bottle may be on the pricier side, but it's built to last with a shatter-resistant dishwasher safe spout and puncture-and rust-resistant stainless steel. It's even leak and sweat-proof, too.