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Top 10 most controversial Roland Garros outfits

From Guga Kuerten to the adidas zebrine collection, passing through Serena Williams and Andre Agassi, of course

Top 10 most controversial Roland Garros outfits From Guga Kuerten to the adidas zebrine collection, passing through Serena Williams and Andre Agassi, of course

On the Parisian clay has just began the Roland Garros, the second Grand Slam season tournament held between May and June in the south part of the French capital. Among the novelties of this year there is undoubtedly the presence of Roger Federer; the new Philippe Chatrier, the central court that has recently been modernized; but also the high number of Italians in the first round, eleven among men (nine) and women (just two). And while wondering who will be able to stop Rafael Nadal's record-breaking winning streak, which won the French Open eleven times in the last fifteen years, our focus always goes to the best outfits worn by tennis players during the last editions, 118 if we count them all from the beginning. So, a bit like we did for Wimbledon, US Open and Australian Open, we have collected the most extravagant and original ones. By the way, have you already taken a look at the absurd kits made by Nike?


Yannick Noah, 1988

He was one of the most eclectic characters of the circuit, but also winner of the tournament in 1983: over the years Noah has dressed fantastic outfits like the striped one, in different colors, in the 1988 edition.


Andre Agassi, 1990

'The Kid' touches the winning losing only in the final to the Ecuadorian Andres Gomez, but his look is one of those difficult to forget, as everyone he used to wear anyway.


Gustavo Kuerten, 1997

It's the year of the Brazilian's consecration, which triumphs absolutely surprisingly from number 66 in the world with a colored kit signed Diadora.


Rafael Nadal, 2008

The Majorcan appears in Paris for the fourth edition in a row, winning on all occasions. The look is the usual he used to dress: the headband, the sleeveless t-shirt that shows the muscles and the knickerbockers, all in green pendant.


Ana Ivanovic, Simona Halep, Kristina Mladenovic, Angelique Kerber, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Dominic Thiem, Tomas Berdych, Alexander Zverev, 2016

During the 2016 edition appeared the most eye-catching Y-3 collection by adidas, thanks to the creativity of Yohji Yamamoto who chose an original geometric camouflage with a zebra effect inspired by the military pattern of ships during the First World War: worn to many championships, by both men and women.


Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 2016

If 2016 is remembered as one of the most imaginative seasons, it's also thanks to this Russian tennis player, who has played only three games in the singular draw, showing off for a picturesque outfit, one also by adidas.


Alize Lim, 2016

The Frenchwoman, Jeremy Chardy's girlfriend, stood out more for her outfit than for her performances: a fake opaque blue overalls that gave her so much.


Bethanie Mattek Sands, 2017

Could one miss the US tennis player? We remember her not only for the triumph in the doubles tournament, paired with the Czech Safarova, but for the absurd outfit: cherry patterned t-shirt , almost knee long stockings and black visor.


Serena Williams, 2018

The American champion has worn practically everything on the tennis courts, but one of the most sensational looks ever was certainly the Black Panther catsuit, a dark suit that stretched from the neck to feet and that following the long trail of controversy it was even banned from the tournament forever.


Fognini, 2018

Among the latest Hydrogen kits worn by the Ligurian tennis player before signing with Armani is this red suit with a large dark lightning bolt also used in inverted colours, one of the many curious designs chosen by the Italian brand.