What to Wear to a Tennis Match: The Ultimate Style Cheat Sheet

What to Wear to a Tennis Match: The Ultimate Style Cheat Sheet

It’s a good time to be a tennis fan. The US Open is officially in full swing (through September 10) and tennis aficionados from all over are flocking to New York see all the action first hand.

If you’ve got your US Open tickets ready to go but don’t know what to wear, we’ve got you. From a sporty chic look for the ladies to a cool and casual ensemble for the gentleman, here’s your ultimate tennis match style cheat sheet.

For the Ladies


Comfort is the name of a game at a tennis match so sneakers are a no brainer especially this blush-colored leather pair. The subtle hue makes them a great summer to fall transitional piece.

Sporty Sweater

If you’re heading to see a night match, bringing a sporty chic sweater is a must. This sky blue sweatshirt–accented with a heart applique–is a Grand Slam. Rock it with a tennis skirt if you want to be fully in the spirit of the sport. Or, you can even dress it up with jeans and a pair of pumps.

Tennis-Inspired Skirt

It wouldn’t be a tennis match style guide without a cute tennis-inspired skirt. This high-waisted beauty is begging to make an appearance at the US Open. Style it with a crop top and sneakers for a day match or dress it up for the night with wedges and a light sweater.

Statement Sunglasses

Making a statement at a tennis match is all about having eye-catching accessories and these fierce mirrored sunnies are exactly what you need to take your US Open ensemble from basic to Instagram-worthy. Plus, imagine all the cool selfies you can take.

For the Gentlemen

Dapper Blazer

For the guys, it’s all about keeping it classy but still relaxed. A good blazer in a fun color–like pink!–is a great way to standout in the crowd. You can dress it up with trousers or dress it down with a pair a jeans. Either way, it’s a winning look.


It still very much feels like summer in New York, so if you’re heading to a day match you’ll want something light and breezy to wear like a pair of trousers. They are the perfect blend of dressed up and laid-back.

Boat Shoes

These casual boat shoes are just the thing for making your outfit feel nice and breezy amid the summer heat. You can go sock-less and wear them with shorts or chinos for a cool and comfortable look.


Lastly, you’ll need some good eye-protection for a great viewing experience. These sunnies have that classic and cool factor that will elevate whatever you wear them with.