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.

Featuring zipper placket on the tops for both its women and men athletes, camo patterns with a unique belt look will be seen on the shorts this Spring.

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 Zero and Zoom Vapor Cage 4 for the footwear line.

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. Nadal’s latest footwear in Melbourne.
Photo courtesy of NikeCourt. The “Team” look for Nike in Australia.

The Men’s Collection

On to the men’s side, which will be showcased by local favourite Nick Kyrgios. 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 Denis Shapovalov, Karen Khachanov, Grigor Dimitrov, Andrey Rublev, Taylor Fritz and Frances 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.

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.

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