Serena Williams is set for another major moment on Saturday when she takes on Angelique Kerber for the Wimbledon title.
It remains to be seen whether the tennis star will finally claim her 22nd Grand Slam victory, a feat she has been working on since September, when she unexpectedly lost at the US Open. This year, Williams lost to Kerber in the Australian Open final round. Her hopes were dashed again in the French Open final when she fell to Garbine Muguruza.
Through all of her Grand Slam wins (and losses) over the years, Williams has also wowed the crowd with her fashion choices. This year at Wimbledon, her trendy white dress caused a lot of talk, and it wasn’t all positive. Some fans complained about the sheer white top.
But Williams, of course, is more focused on her performance. And his Nike kicks continue to help him go far in many major tournaments. Over the years, she has entered the field with luminous designs that burst with hues of pink, purple, yellow, green, and other standout colors.
This year at Wimbledon, Williams wears a crisp white version of her signature sneaker, the NikeCourt Flare, which is available now at Nike.com for $200. She’s worn the shoes since the 2015 Australian Open, and each pair embodies Williams’ unique style. Case in point: even at Wimbledon, where the dress code calls for traditional tennis whites, she managed to sneak in a bit of personality by sporting her heart-shaped logo on the back tongue of the shoe.
In Thursday’s semifinal, Williams also had another lucky charm. Kate Middleton, in Rupert Sanderson pumps, was on hand to witness Williams’ quick and decisive semi-final victory over Elena Vesnina – and the Duchess of Cambridge even welcomed the tennis star into the locker room after the match. (Middleton even appeared on William’s Snapchat.)
For a closer look at Williams’ best Nike looks over the past few years – and numerous Grand Slams – click through the gallery.
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