NikeCourt Unveils Serena Williams’ Sneakers for Roland-Garros

Serena Williams NikeCourt Flare
The NikeCourt Flare sneakers Serena Williams will wear at Roland-Garros.
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Serena Williams has a rosy outlook for the 2016 French Open.

When the No. 1-ranked tennis star hits the court at Roland-Garros on Tuesday, she’ll be wearing a special pair of her signature NikeCourt Flare sneakers, decorated with a rose print.

In contrast to some of the neon-colored kicks Williams has been wearing on the circuit this season, the Roland-Garros sneakers come in a rich navy color, with a lighter blue ankle cuff and laces. The Swoosh symbol and back tab are decorated with a red, pink and blue floral pattern inspired by Williams’ personal love of roses.

Serena Williams NikeCourt Serena Williams’ NikeCourt Flare sneakers are decorated with her favorite flowers. Courtesy of brand.
NikeCourt Serena Williams Serena Williams’ NikeCourt Flare style for Roland-Garros. Courtesy of brand.

The shoe is available now on Nike.com for $200. It is the latest release in NikeCourt’s ongoing “Greatness Collection” that celebrates Williams and her many athletic achievements.

In addition to the new Flare style, the brand also created special rose-embroidered versions of the NikeCourt Air Max 1 Ultra and the NikeCourt Roshe LD-1000, which have already sold out on the brand’s website.

NikeCourt NikeCourt Roshe LD-1000 from the Serena Williams “Greatness Collection.” Courtesy of brand.
NikeCourt NikeCourt Air Max 1 Ultra from the Serena Williams “Greatness Collection.” Courtesy of brand.

Williams was originally scheduled to compete at Roland-Garros on Sunday, but play was canceled due to rain in Paris. So she’s set to face off against Slovakian player Magdalena Rybarikova on Tuesday night on the Philippe-Chatrier Court.

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