Hot stuff: Roland Garros fashion

Roland Garros is not only a big tennis tournament, but also a catwalk where the most important sport clothing brands show off their new summer collections.

This year, Nike had a massive presence with many different lines that got most of the attention. Nike's most known model Maria Sharapova was coming back after a long injury break and although her dress was not as brilliant as other times, it was original and didn't look bad at all. Serena Williams also showed a new design for her and, although the colours were not the best, the dressed really suited her body. My favourite dress was the one Victoria Azarenka and Daniela Hantuchova wore, although Azarenka failed with the headband. Another players picked classical t-shirt & skirt combination with good results too. But in my opinion the best dressed player this year was upcoming Russian Vitalia Diatchenko. Although I wonder that she is not being sponsored by Nike, she wore some Nike dresses, including the dress that Sharapova should have worn for the Australian Open, and they really looked good on her as she has an amazing body. Nike should note it and sponsor her as she would be a great model for their designs.

In a second step I would place French brand Lacoste, that always shows their new designs in the French Open. They have a bunch of cute girls like Cibulkova, Dulko, Cornet, Bremond, Johansson... to show off their designs and this year they have signed Jelena Dokic as well. They showed a very simple but nice white-navy blue t-shirt & skirt combination that looked good on all of them, with Gisela Dulko as the best looking. Alize Cornet chose a white dress which looked nice too.

Again big dissapointment from Adidas side. Nothing new, the same boring blue creased t-shirt for players like Ivanovic, Cirstea and Wozniacki, that doesn't fit them at all. The only touch of ellegance came as always from Maria Kirilenko.

A new brand that is getting some attention is Chinese brand Anta, especially after signing former WTA #1 Jelena Jankovic and Chinese star Jie Zheng. Their designs are not spectacular but not bad at all.

Concerning other brands, Fila as always presented very poor designs, although they didn't look bad this time with models like Agnes Szavay and Anna Chakvetadze. Reebok didn't get this time a lot of attention as most of its sponsored players suffered early defeats. And it is worth to mention another colorful design from Venus Williams and her brand Eleven.

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