8 tennis-inspired fits to help you ~serve looks~ this summer

We know (and love) the tennis skirt, but who knew that tennis players had so many styles and wardrobe options for both on *and* off the court? Whether you play tennis or just love the style, we've rounded up 8 adorable tennis-inspired fits to help you serve looks (...see what we did there?) this summer.

1. Cute and classic

Who says you can't be comfy and stylish at the same time? Radiate cozy vibes by pairing a stylish tennis skirt with your fave oversized sweatshirt. Thanks for the chill-day outfit inspo, Piper.

2. Sweet sweater


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Cultivate Lilia's angel energy by pairing a tennis skirt with cozy knitwear that is *perfect* for this summer's Y2K trend revival.

3. Sports *icon*

We are *obsessed* with athletic-core (that's a thing...right?). Think: stylish headbands, comfy shorts and crew necks. Does it get any better than that?

4. Dress it up... 


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We can only hope that wearing an outfit inspired by the iconic Sofia Wylie will help us gain some of her confidence and dance skills. Want to recreate the look? Pair an *adorable* tennis skirt with a corset-style top and your fave boots. Voila!

5. Preppy princess


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Who said basic was a bad thing? Pair your tennis skirt with a tank top and sweater for an adorable outfit that is perfect for nearly any occasion. Add your favorite chucks and some fun jewelry to make your fit pop even more.

6. Nice in neon


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Whether you love playing tennis or you just want to *look* like you play tennis, bright-colored tank dresses are a chic look that can be rocked on or off the court. 

7. Hat-tastic


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Bucket hats and visors aren't *just* good at keeping the sun off your face, they make great statement pieces, too. Spice up your daily athleisure look with a sporty hat to take your outfit to the next level.

8. Dark academia darling

A tennis skirt is an essential part of any look inspired by dark academia. Dying to scream student-chic while walking through campus? Pair your tennis skirt with a collared shirt, crew neck and docs for a look that will turn *everyone's* heads.

Tag us in your tennis-inspired pics on Instagram @girlslifemag.

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by Abigail Adams and Eva Mandelbaum | 7/1/2021