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.

Nadal Roland Garros 2019 shoes

Visual details from each of the shoes Rafa Nadal wore in his past triumphs are incorporated into the volt glow/white colorway. A zipper shroud, nodding back to the Nike Air Zoom Flight, prevents clay from lodging into the shoe and the laces.

Rafa’s winning shoes in Paris:
• 2006: Nike Air Max Breathe III
• 2007: Nike Air Max Breathe Cage
• 2008: Nike Air Max Breathe Cage II
• 2010: Nike Air Max CourtBallistec 2.3
• 2011: Nike Air Max CourtBallistec 3.3
• 2012, 2013, 2014: Nike Air Max Court Ballistec 4.3
• 2017: Nike Lunar Ballistec 2
• 2018: Nike Air Zoom Cage III

NikeCourt Cage 3 Glove “What The” Rafa

NikeCourt Cage 3 Glove “What The” Rafa

NikeCourt Cage 3 Glove “What The” Rafa

NikeCourt Cage 3 Glove “What The” Rafa

The NikeCourt Cage 3 Glove “What The” Rafa will release May 26 in limited quantities on nike.com and at select retailers.

Simona Halep Roland Garros 2019 outfit

Nike unveiled its collection for the upcoming French Open, and that’s the outfit defending champion Simona Halep will be wearing on the court, a mix of flowers and bees:

Simona Halep Roland Garros 2019 outfit

The stylized bee print adds a touch of royalty:

Simona Halep Roland Garros 2019 outfit

Simona Halep Roland Garros 2019 outfit

The floral print blends peonies and roses:

Simona Halep Roland Garros 2019 outfit

Simona Halep Roland Garros 2019 outfit

Simona Halep Roland Garros 2019 outfit

The NikeCourt Paris collection releases May 20 on nike.com and at select retailers.

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Federer's outfit for Roland Garros 2019

Since his last apparition at Roland Garros, Federer switched from Nike to UNIQLO and the Japanese brand recently unveiled the kit he will be wearing in Paris:

Federer's outfit for Roland Garros 2019

Federer's outfit for Roland Garros 2019

Federer Roland Garros 2019 outfit by Uniqlo

Federer's outfit for Roland Garros 2019

Federer's outfit for Roland Garros 2019

Quite underwhelming, isn’t it?

“I had frequent consultations with the development team, and I’m extremely pleased with the game wear they’ve created. It is exceptionally high quality, not only in terms of the silhouette and coloring, but it also has the functionality I need during play. This will be my first appearance at Roland Garros since 2015, and I’m looking forward to playing in UNIQLO game wear.

I guess that me too, I’d wear and say anything if I had a $300 million deal…
What do you think of Federer’s outfit? What do you think of his chances at Roland Garros?

Uniqlo Roland Garros collection will be available from Monday, May 20 at select UNIQLO stores and via UNIQLO.com. 

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Kei Nishikori outfit, Roland Garros 209

Kei Nishikori has had quite an up and down season so far with a victory in Brisbane and semifinals in Rotterdam and Barcelona but early exits in Indian Wells, Miami and Monte Carlo.
After a straight set loss to Diego Schwartzman in the Rome quarterfinals, he will now head to Roland Garros and try to match his best result on the Parisian clay (quarterfinals in 2015 and 2017). He will hit the courts wearing these two UNIQLO kits:

Kei Nishikori outfit, Roland Garros 209

Kei Nishikori outfit, Roland Garros 209

Kei Nishikori outfit, Roland Garros 209

Kei Nishikori outfit, Roland Garros 209

Kei Nishikori outfit, Roland Garros 209

Uniqlo Roland Garros collection will be available from Monday, May 20 at select UNIQLO stores and via UNIQLO.com. 

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Dominic Thiem Roland Garros 2019 outfit

Finalist at Roland Garros last year, winner in Barcelona a week ago with a convincing victory over Nadal, Dominic Thiem is one of the big favourites for the French Open title.
He will be wearing adidas new Escouade collection:

Dominic Thiem Roland Garros 2019 outfit

Thiem’s kit is available online at http://www.adidas.com/tennis.

Check out our Guide to Roland Garros 2019