World No. 18 Jelena Ostapenko debuts in our popular Fashion Retrospectives streak as the most extravagant player on the Hologic WTA Tour in 2022. As you’ll see in our rundown of all her outfits this season, the Latvian has alternated between the classic Nike and catchy DK ONE Clothing.
A former Adidas representative, Ostapenko showed up at the Sydney Tennis Classic in pink and purple outfits made by a brand we didn’t know about at the time.
At australian open, the tennis community couldn’t make out the logo on her neon yellow and mint outfit. Our research led us to a young Latvian brand called DK ONE.
DK ONE was created in 2017, when Daniela, a female tennis player and coach, designed her first tennis dress. As many people were impressed with the look and comfort of the dress, Daniela decided to take her passion to the next level and create more clothes.
In February, Ostapenko moved to Nike. We got to see her practice a variety of splits at tournaments in Dubai, St. Petersburg and Doha, as well as during the European clay swing all the way to the French Open.
At French Openthe Grand Slam she won in 2017, Ostapenko made a fashion whirlwind by launching another DK ONE design that bears her name: “Alyona Ostapenko’s Ensemble #1”. The busy sleeveless top features a black and white houndstooth pattern and pink ruffles on the armholes. The pleated skirt is mostly pink with a black accent line on the hem.
There are two other variations of the memorable Roland Garros outfit: pink and purple tank top and skirt with bright green/baby pink detailing. All three sets are available on the DK ONE website and each is priced at 250 EUR.
In Birmingham, Ostapenko showed off this green and purple ensemble, a toned down take on the ruffled outfit.
The same style did it for Wimbledonsomewhat defying the strict dress rules of the tournament with dominant elements in off-white.
At U.S. OpenOstapenko made waves again, this time with a combination of pink and animal print that reminded us a lot of Bethanie Mattek-Sands’ famous on-court fashion.
During the American hardcourt swing, Ostapenko also promoted a blue version of this animal print design and a more classic green and blue ensemble.
The Latvian player’s clothing features a crown logo with the word ‘ONE’ written underneath and her signature ‘Alona Ostapenko’.
The last DK ONE outfit introduced by Ostapenko in 2022 was a pure black design with contrasting white ruffles.
It’s good to see WTA players in custom tennis apparel that reflects their personalities. DK ONE’s extravagant tennis fashion is in line with Ostapenko’s off-court style, for example his glamorous red carpet in Guadalajara, and we love it. We welcome a diverse offer! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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