January 21, 1990: John McEnroe defaulted at the Australian Open

John McEnroe, Australian Open 1990

On January 21, 1990, at the Australian Open, John McEnroe becomes the first player since 1963 to be disqualified from a Grand Slam tournament for misconduct. Leading Mikael Pernfors 6-1 4-6 7-5 2-4, McEnroe is disqualified by chair umpire Gerry Armstrong after breaking a racquet and insulting the supervisor. The last player to be disqualified […]

2020 Australian Open: Rafael Nadal outfit and shoes

Rafael Nadal Australian Open outfit

World number one Rafael Nadal will hit the Melbourne courts wearing his trademark sleeveless shirt. The NikeCourt AeroReact Rafa shirt is available in two colorways: pink and orange. Rafa’s shoe of choice is the NikeCourt Zoom Vapor Cage 4 Nadal’s shoes and outfit are available on nike.com.

2020 Australian Open: Kei Nishikori Uniqlo outfit

Kei Nishikori Australian Open outfit

Kei Nishikori underwent a season-ending elbow surgery at the end of October, and he announced a couple weeks ago he will miss the Australian Open, as he is still not 100 percent fit. Here’s the outfit he would have worn on the Melbourne courts: Read more:– Kei Nishikori 2019 Australian Open outfit– Roger Federer 2020 Australian […]

2020 Australian Open: Roger Federer outfit

Roger Federer Australian Open outfit

Roger Federer skipped the ATP Cup and is already training in Melbourne for the upcoming Australian Open. Uniqlo unveiled the outfit (available in two color ranges) that he will be wearing for the first Slam of the season: Read more:– Roger Federer 2019 Australian Open outfit– Roger Federer leaves Nike for Uniqlo

adidas stycon – the first laceless tennis shoe

adidas stycon

By removing the conventional laces, the adidas Stycon creates the perfect connection between the foot and the shoe. The knit collar of the shoe is engineered to naturally expand to the foot shape, while also ensuring supportive fit. These design features deliver comfort, stability and support, while also providing a revolutionary style. The adidas Stycon is available online from […]

Introducing NikeCourt Zoom Vapor Cage 4

Rafael Nadal

Nike introduces Rafael Nadal‘s new shoe of choice: the NikeCourt Zoom Vapor Cage 4. The shoe incorporates the best qualities of two NikeCourt franchises: the durability of the Cage series with the speed of the Vapor line.The shoe dons a purple, black and white colour scheme – patterned with hints of orange, indigo and red […]

adidas and Stella McCartney release Vegan Stan Smith shoes

Vegan Stan Smith shoes

“A few years ago my husband commissioned adidas to make me a special pair of vegetarian Stan Smiths for my birthday as he knew how much I love the iconic trainer,” she told the mag. “It got me thinking… so every time I saw the Adidas team, I’d say, ‘why can’t you make all your […]