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 […]

2004 Davis Cup drama: Nadal replaces Ferrero

Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick, 2004

The story of a 18 year old kid who defeats the world number one to help his team win the Davis Cup trophy. From Rafael Nadal’s autobiography, Rafa: You didn’t need especially fine antennae on the eve of the Davis Cup Final of 2004 to spot the disgruntlement in the faces of Juan Carlos Ferrero […]

Could the ITF replace line umpires with robots?

Wimbledon judges line

Hawkeye has been a big part of the ATP/WTA Tours for more than a decade now. As a decision review system, the technology hasn’t been completely flawless. The graphic failed to display during a Federer challenge against Tomas Berdych in the 2018 Australian Open, as a recent example. However, on the whole, Hawkeye is functioning […]

Geneva city guide for tennis fans

Lake Geneva

After Prague in 2017 and Chicago last year, the city of Geneva in Switzerland will host the third edition of the Laver Cup, from 20 to 22 September. Check out our Geneva travel guide to know more about the city, and if you attend the event, please share your comments and stories: Read more: