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9 Best Tennis Skirts: On and Off the Court

Imagine it, you’re on the move but looking for freedom from constrictive clothing tennis skirts. You want movement and freedom to express yourself. The tennis skirt embodies the free movement tennis pros have followed for generations. Whether you’re on or off the court, your tennis skirt serves a function.

Feel free to go for a run on the treadmill or to the grocery store. Better yet, maybe take your afternoon hot girl walk in a tennis skirt to break from a long day of nonstop emails. You deserve the break and some fresh air. And there’s so many more reasons to rock the tennis skirt like:

Coffee run before your weekend tennis lesson? Throw on your tennis skirt and debate the pros and cons of oat milk vs. almond milk.

Moving your friend into a new apartment? A tennis skirt is perfect to keep cool lugging boxes up flights of stairs as you discuss pivoting techniques for the couch (which is always the case, isn’t it?).

Chasing after your adorable pup with a penchant for stealing shoes and tennis balls? Run like a pro in a skirt made for chasing after tennis balls and the crafty dogs that steal them.

Whatever the chaos that is your life, why not choose something that makes you feel great in the action? You may even find that a sense of comfort combats the chaos. That’s why we’ve put together a guide of our 9 best tennis skirts (plus a few more we just love). Feel free to wear them on the court to celebrate your win, and off the court to celebrate, well, all the other wins that matter just as much.

How to Choose Your Next Tennis Skirt

You’ve probably heard that form follows function. And while this often applies to complicated architecture concepts, it also applies to clothing. Namely your tennis skirt of choice. Think about how you move, what fabrics you prefer, and the type of fit that works best for your game. To help you out we’ve listed some helpful tips below before choosing.

Which Fabric is Best for a Tennis Skirt?

Let’s be honest, comfort is queen when it comes to tennis skirts. That’s why at EleVen we’ve created skirts with 4-Way Stretch technology that retains the shape while also having a seamless fit like a second skin. But you should also think about if a fabric is:

Are Tennis Skirts still in Style?

Of course! The tennis skirt embodies the spirit of movement no matter the age or activity level. Aside from functionality, tennis skirts quite literally serve as an expression of you. Think about your favorite jeans, you love them because they look best on you and they become an extension of your style. Your tennis skirt is the same. It’s timeless in design, but always changing in terms of personality. Maybe you love color and design. Or maybe you’re a lover of the classics. However you express your game and life, that should then be expressed in what you wear.

Whatever the choice, your tennis skirt becomes an expression of your game and your personality on and off the court. And that’s never going out of style.

What Do You Wear Under a Tennis Skirt?

Traditionally spandex has largely been worn under tennis skirts. But we understand that sometimes we’re all looking for a little more coverage. Our tennis skirts feature a variety of spandex lengths from shorties to capri length, all depending on the season, desired UPF50+ skin coverage, and your comfort level. Just as your needs are specific and unique, so are our tennis skirts.

What Do You Wear With a Tennis Skirt?

The options are endless! But don’t worry it’s a fun type of endless. Our tops range from tanks to bras to polos and even pullovers for those chilly months of play (or lounging – we’re not judging).

SPF, 365 days a year. Our sweat proof sunscreens are the perfect accessory to any tennis outfit.

But if you’re in the market for other crucial tennis accessories we’ve got you there too. Check out our range of accessories from sunglasses to visors to pair with any tennis skirt.

Our Top Tennis Skirt Choices

You’re looking for options and we’ve got them. Check out our best sellers and styles that fit your personality and preferences.

Best Selling Skirt 2022

Looking for our cutest, yet most efficient tennis skirt? Here it is, the Outskirt Capri. We designed this tennis skirt to combine the best of leggings with the best of tennis skirts. This is an essential piece for coverage and a bit of fun thanks to the sheer skirt overlay.

Features – Ball pockets on each side (how can you beat that!), a mid-rise waistband, and quick-dry performance that blocks up to 98% of harmful UPF50+ rays.

Styling – Try pairing with the High Vibes Tank, which is so lightweight it feels like a second skin and it’s made of 9 recycled water bottles.

Venus Says – A compressive fit option for maximum performance! We recommend sizing up, similar to your everyday leggings, to get the best of both worlds.

Overall Best Skirt

It’s no wonder that it’s an essential and a best-selling skirt. The Flutter Skirt is made of 83% Polyester Repreve™ along with 17% Spandex for a sustainable and comfortable option. This is a great option for tennis pros and amateurs on the court and for anyone looking for an everyday option built for movement.

Features – The Flutter Skirt is lightweight, smooth, and comfortable. With a medium-rise waistband and built-in shortie liner with pockets, this tennis skirt provides coverage and flexibility for all day wear.

Styling – Feel free to mix and match this essential tennis piece with another essential piece like the Legacy Long Sleeve or something funkier like the Retro Revival Sports Bra.

Venus Says – A go-to for tournaments and signature twirls. This is a fully sustainable option, as each skirt is made from 7 (yes 7!) recycled water bottles.


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