Game on: Essential Tennis Sunglasses from American Optical


Bring your A-game to the court with top-notch tennis shades from American Optical. With advanced lens technology and durable frames, our sunglasses are designed to optimize your performance and vision. Check out our collection of the best tennis sunglasses eyewear, optically engineered for clarity on the courts.

Why Would One Need Sunglasses for a Tennis Match?

When it comes to succeeding on the tennis court, having the proper eyewear is a crucial element that can give players a competitive edge. Sunglasses designed for tennis allow athletes to see and perform at their best in the face of sun glare, UV rays, and other visual obstacles. There are several key reasons why high-quality, durable sunglasses are essential gear for playing tennis:

  • Sun glare can create blinding reflections on the court that make it challenging to track and see the ball. Sunglasses cut down on glare and improve ball visibility.
  • Tennis exposes players to harmful UV rays that can cause long-term eye damage. Good tennis eyewear provides complete UVA/UVB protection.
  • Squinting to see under harsh light leads to eye strain and fatigue. Polarized lenses filter glare so players can see comfortably.
  • Tinted lenses enhance contrast, allowing players to pick up the ball better against the court backdrop and crowds.
  • Reflective lens coatings reduce distracting peripheral reflections that can break concentration.
  • Durable athletic sunglass frames and lenses stay in place even during quick movements.
  • With improved vision and focus, sunglasses give players a performance advantage on the court. The right high-performance sunglasses are a smart investment for any serious tennis athlete looking to optimize visibility, focus, and eye protection during play.

Lock In These Must-Have Tennis Sunglass Features

When selecting sunglasses for tennis, there are several must-have features and technologies to look for. The right pair should have:

  • Polarized lenses to cut glare
  • 100% UV protection
  • Durable yet lightweight frames and lenses
  • Non-slip nose pads and temples
  • Contrast-enhancing tints
  • Anti-reflective lens coatings
  • Optical clarity from edge to edge

Sunglasses with these high-performance features optimize visibility and eye protection on the tennis court. They allow athletes to see the ball better and play their best game against the sun. The perfect tennis eyewear will be comfortable, durable, and crystal clear.

Style Your Look with Trendy and Classic Tennis Frames

When selecting the best sunglasses for tennis, you’ll want to find a frame style that is both functional and fashionable. Some of the top options include:

Aviator Frames

This teardrop-shaped wire frame style has a sporty, lightweight feel. The metal alloy or plastic frame along with the large teardrop lenses offer a sleek, streamlined look that suits many face shapes.

Saratoga

With their iconic rectangular shape, Saratoga frames are one of the most classic and versatile sunglass styles. Their medium-large lenses provide ample coverage and vision. Saratoga flatters most face shapes with a stylish boldness. AO’s Saratoga tennis sunglasses are a top-selling model.

Round Frames

Round sunglass frames have a retro, vintage vibe. Their circular curved shape and thin wire or plastic frame provide full sun coverage while suiting oval and round face shapes especially well.

Cat Eye Frames

For a dramatic feminine flair, cat eye frames have an upswept shape with accentuated corners flattering on many women. The cat eye look offers good coverage in a chic style.

Whatever frame shape you choose, be sure the tennis sunglasses offer full sun protection, durable materials, grip, and crystal clear vision. Mix style with performance by choosing fashionable frames suited for tennis.

Dial in the Ideal Lens Tint for Your Tennis Matches

When shopping for tennis sunglasses, don’t forget to consider lens color and tint. The right lens hue can enhance your performance on the court. Here are some top options:

  • Gray lens tint: This is an excellent all-purpose tint that reduces glare and brightness without distorting colors too much. Gray lenses work well in a variety of light conditions.
  • Brown lens tint: Brown and amber tints are ideal for low-light situations like cloudy days. They sharpen contrast and depth perception. Brown hues make it easier to see the tennis ball against green backgrounds.
  • Pink and rose lens tints: If you play a lot of tennis in the evening or early morning light, pink and rose tints heighten contrast and add definition.
  • Mirrored lens coating: A reflective mirrored coating reduces glare and reflections while giving the lenses a cool, stylish look. Go for this if aesthetics matter.

The best lens tint depends on when and where you typically play tennis. Consider light conditions and what’s most important — glare reduction, contrast enhancement, or color definition. This will help you pick an ideal tint.

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Gear Up to Ace the Match with American Optical Tennis Sunglasses

Gear Up to Ace the Match with American Optical Tennis Sunglasses

Have questions about American Optical tennis player sunglasses? The AO customer care team has the answers. Contact them today to get help selecting the perfect sunglasses for your game. With decades of experience outfitting athletes, they can guide you to clear vision and winning performance on the court.
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