2014′s best dressed women on the WTA

Today, the playtesters are picking our favorite pro outfits of the year. In no particular order, here are our favorites from the WTA (in case you missed it, we picked our favorite men’s outfits, too):

Ana Ivanovic at the Australian Open in adidas adizero. Photo by Ray Giubilo.

Ana Ivanovic at the Australian Open in adidas adizero. Photo by Ray Giubilo.

Karly: ”Ana Ivanovic, Australian Open (adidas Spring adizero Dress). Not only were the colors great and really popped, but my favorite was mesh backing and striping that made this dress better than the rest. It’s all about the attention to details that made this outfit a hit!

Andy also chose the same dress: “Ivanovic is always looking good, but these colors contrasted well with the Rod Laver Arena court, helping her take down the No. 1 seed, Serena Williams.”

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2014′s best dressed men on the ATP World Tour

Today, the playtesters are picking our favorite pro outfits of the year. In no particular order, here are our favorites from the ATP:

Nicolas Almagro in Lotto. Photo by Ray Giubilo

Nicolas Almagro in Lotto. Photo by Ray Giubilo

Chris: ”Best pro outfit ATP Tie: Nicolas Almagro and Potito Starace as they wore almost identical Lotto apparel at the Montecarlo Rolex Masters. Classic and clean looking white crew with light blue accents paired with a light blue short. This outfit popped against the clay court backdrop yet looked classy and sporty.”

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2014′s best tennis strings

Our best of lists continue today with the playtesters’ favorite strings released this year. Don’t miss our list for shoes and racquets.

A lot of the playtesters favor polyester-based strings, but Brittany chose a multifilament as her string of the year.

Brittany:Wilson Optimus. I’m normally a poly girl, or at least a hybrid girl, so I was pleasantly surprised with Wilson Optimus in a full bed. It is a low-powered multifilament and is comfortable. I found myself stringing it about 5 lbs higher than normal to get a crisper feel. Lastly, I loved the sparkly, iridescent color.”

The rest of the team chose a variety of polyester strings.

Michelle:Head Lynx – tons of spin potential, soft enough to string tight, great in all sorts of racquets!”

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