Did you know the US Open is the only Grand Slam tournament that pays its ball people? They are paid New York state’s minimum wage: $9 an hour. Getting paid to wear Ralph Lauren clothes and stand a few feet from tennis biggest names seems like a dream job, don’t you think?
Shirt and short for ball boys:
Shirt and skirt for ball girls:
As the official outfitter of Wimbledon, Ralph Lauren celebrates the tournament’s 130th anniversary by introducing the 2016 Wimbledon collection, featuring uniforms for on-court officials, including chair umpires, line umpires and ball boys and girls.
The collection will be available on RalphLauren.com and in select Polo Ralph Lauren stores and at The Wimbledon Shop on site and online during the tournament.
Ralph Lauren celebrates a decade as the official outfitter of Wimbledon with a brand new collection, featuring limited edition styles you can wear on and off the court.
A few of our favorite pieces from the collection:
– the Wimbledon color-blocked polo, a striped ribbed polo collar, flag screen-printed at the left sleeve:
– the Wimbledon cotton jacket, a preppy cotton jersey jacket featuring a “P.R.L. All England Club” and crossed-rackets crest.
– the Wimbledon ball boy jacket, this cotton jacket features a “The Championships Wimbledon” logo patch and Ralph Lauren signature embroidered Big Pony:
– the Wimbledon canvas duffel, with a Wimbledon W Tennis 15″ screen-printed at the front.
You can buy the collection online, at Ralph Lauren Bond Street store and Wimbledon on-site shop.
Follow our Wimbledon 2015 coverage.
Available now at RalphLauren.com for $99.50.
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adidas unveils Australian Olympic kit
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Caroline Wozniacki’s Olympic outfit
Caroline Wozniacki 2012 Olympics adidas dress
Olympics French adidas athletes by David Ken
Ralph Lauren unveils US Olympic Team closing ceremony outfits
Ralph Lauren unveils US Olympic team opening ceremony
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2012 Olympics adidas outfit
Li Na Nike Olympic kit
Roger Federer 2012 Olympics outfit
Venus Williams creates new collection for 2012 Olympics
Spanish Olympic team kit and uniform
Russian and Ukrainian Olympic kits
German Olympic team uniform
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Juan Martin Del Potro in Coca-Cola commercial for London 2012
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A trip down memory lane:
Which country will win the most tennis medals?
- USA (34%, 50 Votes)
- Russia (18%, 27 Votes)
- Spain (15%, 22 Votes)
- Switzerland (9%, 13 Votes)
- China (7%, 11 Votes)
- Serbia (7%, 10 Votes)
- Other (4%, 6 Votes)
- Italy (2%, 3 Votes)
- Great Britain (2%, 3 Votes)
- Germany (1%, 2 Votes)
- France (1%, 2 Votes)
- Australia (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 149
Who will win the women's gold medal?
- Serena Williams (46%, 70 Votes)
- Maria Sharapova (33%, 50 Votes)
- Agnieszka Radwanska (9%, 13 Votes)
- Victoria Azarenka (5%, 7 Votes)
- Caroline Wozniacki (1%, 2 Votes)
- Angelique Kerber (1%, 2 Votes)
- Petra Kvitova (1%, 2 Votes)
- Sam Stosur (1%, 2 Votes)
- Other (1%, 2 Votes)
- Kim Clijsters (1%, 1 Votes)
Total Voters: 151
Who will win the men's gold medal?
- Roger Federer (51%, 95 Votes)
- Rafael Nadal (18%, 34 Votes)
- Novak Djokovic (14%, 25 Votes)
- Andy Murray (6%, 12 Votes)
- Juan Martin del Potro (5%, 10 Votes)
- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (3%, 5 Votes)
- Other (2%, 3 Votes)
- David Ferrer (1%, 1 Votes)
- Tomas Berdych (0%, 0 Votes)
- John Isner (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 185
Ralph Lauren, official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, has unveiled Team USA’s official opening ceremony uniform (pics of the closing ceremony uniforms here)