THE BREAK: The Most Eye-Catching Match Kits from Roland Garros


Racquet: Yonex EZONE 100 ($259) (Purchase now at

The EZONE 100 is one of those racquets almost anyone can pick up and use with almost no learning curve. Its combination of ready power and easy access to spin make it a groundstroke machine. Whether grinding, counterpunching or stepping inside the court to take control with pace, the racquet excels at baseline warfare.

For this latest model, the flex is slightly lower and the beam width slightly thicker so there’s more comfort and feel without sacrificing stability.

A closer look at the equipment and apparel of the Olympic gold medalist.

A closer look at the equipment and apparel of the Olympic gold medalist.

Apparel: Asics Women’s Match Dress ($95)

The Match Dress is all about breathability and comfort. It starts with an open back design that promotes airflow. Mesh used in the skirt insert, the shoulders and the back panels also help enhance the ventilation. A water-repellent fabric covers the back of the dress to keep the top dry and lightweight in warm conditions.

To make the manufacturing process more eco-friendly, at least 50% of the dress is made with recycled materials to reduce waste.

Shoes: Asics Speed Solution FF 2 ($135) (Purchase now at

The lightest and most flexible shoe in the Asics lineup, the Speed Solution FF 2 feels and plays fast. The introduction of Dynawrap technology to the midfoot gives this update a more locked-in and centered fit for quicker movement. The pliable upper and plush padding thanks to the FlyteFoam midsole combine for impressive comfort for a shoe this light. The high-abrasion rubber outsole comes in both an all-court, multi-directional tread, or in a clay-specific herringbone pattern.