FILA Athletes Kick Off Grand Slam Season Debuting New Performance Tennis Collections
(FILA Luxembourg S.à r.l.) - FILA sponsored athletes will step on court in the New Year debuting two new performance tennis collections made for the Aussie Summer. The women’s Foul Line collection captivates with clean and classic prints for the modern game and will debut at the Australian Open, while the fresh and vibrant Baseline collection brings eye-catching colors to the courts; and will be sported by male and female sponsored athletes at select tournaments down under.
Women’s Foul Line & Baseline Collections
Top FILA sponsored player Ash Barty will wear the Foul Line collection, a kit designed for the World No.1’s return to Melbourne. The Foul Line Collection intertwines classic FILA navy with crisp white in a unique print with playful contrast piping. The collection offers a Racerback Tank and a cool white High-Neck Tank with printed accents to mix and match with the 13 ½” Skort, available in both the print and in classic white with print taping.
World No.40 Shelby Rogers and select FILA athletes will sport a different take on FILA’s lineup in the Baseline Collection, featuring an edgy yet inviting color palette of hot coral, festive fuschia and white.
The collection boasts a variety of tank options, including the Cami, Halter, Racerback and Full Coverage Tank - each of which can be mixed and matched to create distinguished looks with the collection’s alluring color palette. Also included is the dependable Short Sleeve Top, offering coverage from the Australian Summer with contrast color rib at the neck binding and sleeve inserts. All top offerings pair perfectly with the collections’ beautifully detailed skorts, featuring a 12.5 inch option with a contrast waistband, a pleated 13.5 inch version with contrast color rib waistband and a 14.5 inch offering with a contrast rib waistband with front and back inserts. Rounding out the collection is the Baseline Dress, with a stunning deep v-neck detail at the back, and front and back princess seams.
Men’s Baseline Collection
Stepping into the spotlight down under and debuting the men’s version of the Baseline collection will be Reilly Opelka, Diego Schwartzman and Brandon Nakashima, among others. The collection was designed with performance focused features like ergonomic side seams and sharp flattering lines that challenge conventions. Standout pieces include the Ribbed Neck Crew and Short Sleeve Crew, which introduce the cool hues of blue coral, green ash, and classic white with pops of the colors throughout. Mixing in a look that is ready for the courts or the streets, the collection features a Short Sleeve Polo with contrast color rib collar and cuffs, available in three distinct variations: blue coral, green ash and white.
Each of the tops pair with the Baseline Short with pops of color with contrast color rib side taping in white or blue coral. The classic white Track Jacket incorporates the collections’ seamless style through ash green and blue coral details through the arms, back, and sides of the jacket. The Baseline Track Pant highlights blue coral and ash green to offer a perfect match to the Jacket.
FILA sponsored tennis players will also debut three new colorways of the brand’s leading performance tennis shoe, the Axilus 2 Energized, when they compete across Australia January 3 - 30.
Barty will pair the Foul Line collection with the flame scarlet / white / FILA navy colorway of the Axilus 2 Energized, while Plisokova, Krejcikova, Rogers and more will fashion a hot coral / festive fuschia / white colorway to match the women’s Baseline collection. Schwartzman and Nakashima will wear the blue coral / green ash / white color way to finish the game-changing men’s Baseline collection.