With tennis season well underway and Wimbledon fast approaching we’re sharing our favourite frames for Tennis.
If you’ve not already checked out our Tennis Sports page, you should!
Here’s our Top 5 (in alphabetical order):
Bolle Bolt (or Bolt S)
The Bolle Bolt performs excellently as a multipurpose model, containing all the features which make for top performance eyewear. Industry-leading B-Clear lenses provide unbeatable impact resistance at an incredibly light weight. Thermogrip components integrated into the B88 Nylon frame keep the fit secure through any rough and tumble.
The Bolle Bolt S has been designed for small faces. Refusing to compromise on quality Bolle packed the same excellent technology of its companion, the original Bolle Bolt, into this product.
Lens of choice: Competivision Gun – A green-blue, tennis-specific lens designed to enhance the vividness of the ball. Features a silver mirror to dampen glare. Not suitable for driving.
Oakley Flak 2.0 XL
The Oakley Flak 2.0 XL offers a lightweight and durable standard size frame with enhanced lens coverage, perfect for tennis. Extended lens coverage in the lower periphery of the XL model versus the original model helps to block unwelcome glare and improve physical protection of the eyes.
With a wide range of lens options, there’s something for you no matter the weather conditions or court surface you play on.
Rudy Project Tralyx
Often seen as a cycling frame, the large shield and well vented design of the Tralyx makes it perfect for tennis. Rudy Project have taken the surgeon’s knife to conventional frames, leaving an aerodynamically enhanced skeleton weighing in at a single ounce. The impact-resistant shield lens complements the Tralyx by providing high levels of protection and unbeatable clarity of vision.
Smith Pivlock Reverb
A fantastic unisex frame that offers great lens coverage with its shield design. Weighing in at just 27 grams it’s one of Smith’s lightest frames. Kitted out with their PivLock technology lens changes are quick and simple. Pair this with Smith’s ChromaPop lens technology providing excellent clarity and vision whatever the conditions.
A budget, wallet friendly choice. The Tifosi Intense is a great and versatile halfrim sports frame. It’s lightweight and durable Grilamid material frame, makes it a great choice for those who want a pair of glasses to perform either casually or out playing sport. The option of interchangeable lenses means you can adapt to whatever the weather throws at you. All for a price that starts at just £24.99. As entry level product goes, you’ll be pushed to find anything of this quality anywhere else.