Fashion is a funny thing in tennis. You want to look hot, but you don’t want to look, well, hot. With the players chasing the sun all over the globe, the best look is one that makes them appear like they’re out for a fun hit at the local park, as opposed to miserably steaming in the Miami humidity.
The best way to do that is with light, bright colors, which was the key to our fashion hits. But when the color scheme goes wrong, there’s no saving a good on-court look.
Here are our Sony Open fashion misses.
Maria Sharapova: Exhibit A for why colors matter. Nike went from putting Sharapova in some fresh spring colors, like light blue, to making her look like a dirty marshmallow Peep that got run over by an 18-wheeler. That’s not a good look.