Mats Wilander is best remembered for his tenacity and his fair play, but also for his racquet, the mythic Rossignol F200.

Rossignol F200 racquet

The F200 Carbon was one of the early graphite models that replaced wooden and aluminium racquets in the early 80s.

During the 70s tennis boom and the transition from wood to graphite, some ski companies jumped into the tennis business: they had some expertise in the composites area that they put in their tennis racquets. HEAD was the first in 1969. Voekl, Rossignol, Kneissl and Fisher followed.
Mats experimentally played with a Prince CTS racquet at Wimbledon in 1989, and with another Rossignol model until the end of his career.

Recent US Open finalist Novak Djokovic presents Sergio Tacchini‘s Fall/Winter collection:

Novak Djokovic's Tacchini photoshoot

Novak Djokovic's Tacchini photoshoot

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Nike created a limited edition Court Ballistec 2.2 in conjunction with the US Open. The shoes were sold at the US Open, with only a limited quantity available at the US Open Nike Store. Nike and Rafael Nadal played off Wilson tennis balls and applied the tennis ball material to the Court Ballistec 2.2. A perfect idea for the US Open.
The shoe features a tennis ball-like upper with a yellow sockliner, midsole, and XDR outsole. A rubber toe cap and white Swoosh add detail.
The shoes were only available in size 15 for $40. You had the option of buying a left or right shoe for $40. This is a great collector’s item, and a better buy for people that wear size 15.

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Roger Federer’s day look:

2010 US Open: Roger Federer Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Roger Federer Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Roger Federer Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Roger Federer Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Roger Federer Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Roger Federer Nike outfit

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Maria Sharapova’s day look:

2010 US Open: Maria Sharapova Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Maria Sharapova Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Maria Sharapova Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Maria Sharapova Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Maria Sharapova Nike outfit

2010 US Open: Maria Sharapova Nike outfit

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