Take heart, sartorialists: This cool young year's premier major event reveals that, in general, the styles are set to be fresh and clean. This bodes well for the decade ahead in tennis fashion.
With the brushfires underway for weeks and months in Australia, this bears mention: The various makers of these kits on the backs of both the competitors Down Under and club-league players the world over would be serving the public, and the globe itself, by starting or continuing eco-friendly practices. That's worth saying here; that's worth saying continually.
With that, let's get to the top style points on court at this Australian Open.
Andrey Rublev, Tommy Paul, Felix Auger Aliassime, and more showed that some Next Gen chutzpah can make a polo's loud print work. They've got gall, they've got style. All credit goes to Melbourne-based textile designer Cassie Byrnes, who Nike scoped out nearly two years ago for the collaboration.