Roland Garros 2019: Rafael Nadal outfit

Rafael Nadal Roland Garros 2019 outfit

Rafa’s outfit for this year’s Roland Garros is similar to the one he wore in Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid and Rome but in a different colourway, volt glow/light carbon: Read more:– NikeCourt Cage 3 Glove “What The” Rafa – Guide to Roland Garros 2019

Roland Garros 2019: NikeCourt Cage 3 Glove “What The” Rafa

Rafael Nadal will start his quest for a 12th Roland Garros tomorrow against qualifier Yannick Hanfmann. To honor his prior 11 titles, Nike has unveiled a limited edition of the Cage 3 Glove dubbed “What The” Rafa that Nadal will be wearing during the games. Visual details from each of the shoes Rafa Nadal wore in his […]

Simonne Mathieu, tennis champion and World War II hero

Simonne Mathieu

The women’s doubles trophy at the French Open is named for Mathieu, Coupe Simonne-Mathieu and the new 5,000 seat Roland Garros court will be named after her. But who was Simonne Mathieu? Alongside Suzanne Lenglen and Henri Cochet she is one of France’s greatest tennis champions. But she was much more than that. Married at […]

Guide to Roland Garros 2019

A lot of changes at Roland Garros this year: a new stadium entrance, a new Place des Mousquetaires and a new 5,000 seat court, Court Simonne Mathieu … but still no roof, we’ll have to wait at least till next year. I’m eager to discover all these new features in a few weeks time!In the […]

How to buy US Open tickets

How to buy US Open tickets

Roland Garros is fast approaching, but it’s nearly time to book your tickets for the US Open! Here’s my guide to help you buy tickets. If you have any question, feel free to leave a comment below, I’ll do my best to answer. The events Qualifyings – 19 to 23 August 2019 Access to the […]

Roland Garros 2005: Rafael Nadal defeats Mariano Puerta

Rafael Nadal, Roland Garros 2005

From Nadal autobiography Rafa: The Argentines are like the Spaniards, experts on clay. And Puerta played better than me for long stretches of the match. I had not yet mastered the trick of isolating myself from my environment and from my fears. You never do fully, otherwise you wouldn’t be human. But back then building […]

Roland Garros 2019: Novak Djokovic’s shoes

The asics Court FF clay court tennis shoe has been redeveloped with world number one Novak Djokovic. The new version, the Court FF Novak clay, is ideal for competitive players who are looking for quick acceleration, lateral stability and resistance against premature deterioration. Novak’s shoe is now available on asics.com.

Roland Garros 2019: Naomi Osaka’s outfit

No bees, no flowers but just plain tank top and skirt for Naomi Osaka. Naomi’s outfit is on sale on nike.com and at select retailers. Read more:– Guide to Roland Garros 2019– Roland Garros 2019: Simona Halep outfit– Roland Garros 2019: Rafael Nadal outfit

Roland Garros 2019: Fabio Fognini’s EA outfit

Fabio Fognini Roland Garros 2019 outfit

Fabio Fognini switched from Hydrogen to Emporio Armani and is now an ambassador of the brand alongside his wife Flavia Pennetta. His Roland Garros outfit (my favorite of this year’s tournament along with the Le Coq Sportif kit) is now on pre-order on EA7 website: The outfit Fabio wore in Rome is now also on […]

Roland Garros 2019: Richard Gasquet outfit

Richard Gasquet, Roland Garros 2019

Playing just his fourth tournament since undergoing groin surgery, Richard Gasquet defeated Mischa Zverev in straight sets to advance to the second round. His next opponent is Argentinian player Juan Ignacio Londero. ” I have only been replaying in tournaments for three weeks. I’m very happy. Although I’m not at my best level I’m happy […]