On the eastern coast of the Spanish island of Mallorca is the small town of Manacor. It’s a community known for fishing, furniture, and a bustling street market. But above all else, it’s a town known for tennis. Rafael Nadal’s career began here, on the red-clay courts sprinkled throughout his hometown of Manacor. And he still calls this place home, training and leading the next generation at the Rafa Nadal Academy.

“Mallorca is home,” says Rafa. “I plan to be here for the rest of my life.”

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2019 US Open: Rafael Nadal outfit

Frances Tiafoe unveils Nike 2019 US Open collection

Here’s a look at the the outfits that the NikeCourt team of Frances Tiafoe, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov will be wearing at the upcoming US Open:

Frances Tiafoe unveils Nike 2019 US Open collection

Rafael Nadal will be back to his trademark sleeveless shirt. Read more here.

Here’s a look at the women’s collection, worn by Sloane Stephens, Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina:

Maria Sharapova, who will face Serena Williams in the first round, will wear the Night Fall Maria NY Dress, available in two colorways, “monarch” for day and black for night sessions. Serena‘s outfit has not been unveiled yet.

This collection is available online and at select retailers.

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2019 US Open: Rafael Nadal outfit
Sloane Stephens shoes: Nikecourt Air Jordan 8 Air Zoom Zero
Nick Kyrgios US Open shoes: Nikecourt Air Zoom Vapor x Kyrie 5

Diego Schwartzman US Open outfit

John Isner, Diego Schwartzman and Sam Querrey will debut FILA’s Legend collection on the hard courts of the Big Apple for the final Grand Slam of the season. 

Schwartzman, recent winner in Los Cabos, will wear the Legend Colorblock Crew, available in two colorways: pistachio green/ navy / placid blue and white / placid blue /navy.

Isner will wear the Legend Stripped Polo:

and Querrey, the Legend Ombré Polo:

FILA’s US Open collection is available online.

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Barty, Pliskova and Bertens US Open outfits

Karolina Pliskova 2019 US Open outfit

Karolina Pliskova will wear the latest installation of the PL Rolando collection, a fresh and classic white, blue and red skirt and tank combo. The PL Rolando line is named after Pierluigi Rolando, FILA‘s original creative director, back in 1971.

Ashleigh Barty and Kiki Bertens will both wear FILA Awning collection. A bold skirt and tank combo, available in orange and pink for Barty:

And a navy/white/pink/orange dress for Bertens:

Barty (number 2), Pliskova (3) and Bertens (5) enjoyed great success on court so far this year, and are among the favorites to win the US Open debuting on Monday 26th.

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Isner, Schwartzman and Querrey US Open outfits

Daniil Medvedev, 2019 US Open

Third time lucky for Daniil Medvedev: in his third final in as many weeks, he defeated David Goffin to capture the biggest title of his career so far. He lost to Nick Kyrgios in Washington and Rafael Nadal in Montreal, but this time he did not miss the opportunity to win his second trophy of the year, after Sofia in February.

“I have to say even if I wouldn’t have finished with the trophy, these weeks were amazing and the best in my life. But of course I think with the trophy is better. Especially if I would have lost three finals in a row, I would have not doubted myself but started asking myself how is it possible, three finals, lost all of them? What should I do differently in the final?
I don’t have to ask myself these questions because I won the final. It’s been the best weeks in my life. My serve was the best in my life. My tennis was really consistent. I didn’t have one bad match. I’m just extremely happy.”

He now leads the ATP Tour with 44 match wins this year (3 more than Nadal), 31 of them being on hard courts. He also makes his entry to the top 5, the first Russian to do so since Nikolay Davydenko in 2010.

And what will he do now?

“I need some days off. I’ve been playing tennis for so long in a row. I just need to stay in the bed for a few days watching the TV 24 hours a day. Hopefully I can regroup and get to the U.S. Open fresh.”

David Goffin who was bidding to become the first Belgian to claim a Masters 1000 event returns to the top 15. Roberto Bautista Agut, after 14 years on tour, makes his top 10 debut, while his opponent in the quarterfinals, Richard Gasquet jumps 22 places to 34. Andrey Rublev, who defeated Roger Federer in about an hour in the 4th round, is back to the top 50 (47).