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Tennis gear guide

Look the part on court this summer with the latest equipment and apparel.

2XU Action skirt

Channel your inner Serena in this stylish tennis skirt. Made from 2XU’s Vapor fabric, it couples stretch and comfort and features a firm, flat waistband, rear zip, inner shorts and a discreet ball pocket.

Asics Racket tennis dress

Feel summery and breezy when you work the court in this swish Asics dress in white or jade. The stretchy jersey fabric is moisture-resistant and designed to move with your body. The dress features an easy-move mesh insert and flattering taping design.

2XU Cross Back tank

You’ll be sure to stand out in this statement tank from 2XU. With a shelf bra and external underband providing good support, let the technical fabric do its thing and help keep you cool and dry during those long rallies.

Men’s Nike Premier Twill shorts

These shorts are all about comfort and ventilation. With sweat-wicking properties and laser-cut perforations, they’re geared for breathability. Clip and snap fasteners at the waist provide a snug fit and tennis balls can be stored in the side slit pockets.

Men’s Asics Resolution polo

The fine gauge jersey fabric of the Resolution polo helps keep away chafing and discomfort, and the lightweight design and ventilation keep you cool on court. The polo is available in white, orange and (intimidating!) black.

Men’s 2XU Active Run singlet

Don’t let a hot day deter you from thrashing it out on court when you have a garment like this to keep you cool. Working almost as hard as you, it channels moisture from the inner to outer fabric layers to keep you as comfortable as possible.

2XU drink bottle

Choose from an array of colours and quench your thirst courtside with this well-designed drink bottle. A rubber stop helps prevent leaks and a flexible body helps you guzzle as fast as you need to, while a clear panel indicates when it’s time to fill up.

Babolat Pure Strike racquet

Developed for the base liner who hits the ball on the rise and plays mostly inside the court, this racquet provides more precision and power. The hybrid frame couples square and elliptic design, offering more responsiveness when impacting the ball and a carbon fiber construction improves stability.

Head Graphene Radical Pro racquet

For players accustomed to the Radical racquet, this latest offering from Head will be sure to mix it up. A higher weight boosts power while still allowing for good swing and stability around the court. Aggressive base liners after some grunt should take note.

Women’s Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour tennis shoe

Encase your feet with a glove-like fit – these shoes wrap soft fabric ‘fingers’ around your mid foot and arch for support and stability. Lightweight and with a high impact design, they feature a mesh upper for breathability and a herringbone sole pattern for increased traction.

Men’s adiPOWER Barricade 8 tennis shoe

With a style renowned for its lightweight and breathable design, this revamped version adds in a synthetic upper that molds to the foot for an improved fit. Stability claws assist with fancy footwork on court and Adidas’ technology in the forefoot design helps with propulsion.

Wilson Championship tennis ball

Spin, slice and serve your way around a hard court with a good ball to keep you on your toes. The Wilson Championship tennis ball is made from heavy duty Dura-weave felt for improved durability and performance.

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