A dearth of fans makes for not-so-distant sounds around Queens wafting into Ashe Stadium, and seeping through televisions the world over. The New York soundtrack has long paired well with flashy attire in what's usually the season-ending major event.
It appears Roland Garros will be the fashion denouement of Grand Slam tennis in 2020, in just three weeks. And so be it. In the meantime, this US Open genuinely seems more erratic from a style standpoint than its kit parade in years past. Find the fashion aces here, and enjoy some temporary schadenfreude in the subjective picks below for the wardrobing also-rans:
In Nike, Denis Shapovalov deserved to own this event, given the 1990s throwbacks the brand had planned. The 21-year-old certainly has the swagger for it. Unfortunately, his shirt's cut was bad, and the wrong kind of baggy. Plus, that predominant tennis-ball color can be irksome.