World number 3 Andy Murray rocks the cover of adizine, adidas online magazine.

Andy Murray in adizine

In this issue, Thomas Weege, head designer of adidas tennis presents the Barricade 7.0, the new generation of the iconic adidas tennis shoe.

In 1999, we committed to creating the perfect hard court tennis shoe. We imagined balancing comfort, stability, and durability in a way no one had ever achieved. The Barricade has always been about this pursuit of the ultimate hard court shoe. The distinctive color blocking has remained as a visual link throughout every generation, reassuring players that they are wearing the most stable, durable, and comfortable tennis shoe in the world.

More pics and infos in adizine online magazine.

British Tennis star takes on the world’s best at the Caribbean’s answer to tennis to launch the new adipower barricade 7.

Britain’s top tennis talent Andy Murray took part in a one‐off adidas tennis challenge ahead of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals™ at a secret London location last Monday.
The event pitted Murray against not only one of the world’s best player of ‘Road Tennis’ – a version of the game that first appeared in the Barbadian capital, Bridgetown, in the early 1930s – but also against Murray’s good friend, former boxing champion David Haye.
A cross between traditional tennis and table tennis, ‘Road Tennis’ is played on the street, with participants chalking out their own courts. Murray had never played the game before, and was given just one hour to lace up his new adipower barricade 7.0’s, pick up his wooden bat and attempt to master the game’s ins and outs.

The event – which was filmed to promote the release of the new adipower barricade 7.0 tennis shoe ‐ marks the start of a yearlong campaign by adidas called ‘The Game is the Game’.
The Game is the Game will challenge some of the world’s best tennis players at a series of tennis‐based games around some of the major tournaments in 2012.

Check out some pics of the event:

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Nike release a Black/orange Limited Edition of the Courtballistec 3.3, the shoe worn by Rafael Nadal.

Nike Air Max Courtballistec 3.3 Mens Tennis Shoe

Nike Air Max Courtballistec 3.3 Mens Tennis Shoe

Check them online at Nike Tennis.

Lotto take it back to their foundation year of 1973 with this heritage treated Leggenda collection, featuring the Corrado tennis shoe and the Dino hi-top. Constructed from premium nappa leather and suede, this scuffy set salutes Lotto’s authentic sports heritage with a Sharpie-style ‘1973’ scrawled on the tongue.

Some pics of the Corrado model:

Lotto Leggenda collection

Lotto Leggenda collection

Lotto Leggenda collection

Lotto was established in 1973 by the Caberlotto family (who were the properties of the football team Treviso) in Montebelluna, northern Italy. In June 1973, Lotto made its debut as a sports footwear manufacturer. Tennis shoes signaled the beginning of production, followed by models for basketball, volleyball, athletics and football.
Over the years, Lotto sponsored top players like Martina Navratilova, Boris Becker and Thomas Muster.
Current players endorsing Lotto include Francesca Schiavone, David Ferrer, Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi.

More details on the Lotto Leggenda website.

Tennis legend Bjorn Borg‘s signature model, the Diadora Borg Elite 81 is set to receive a limited release exclusive to London based Foot Patrol.

Diadora Borg Elite Kangaroo

Handmade in Italy using full grain kangaroo leather for the upper, in white with either gold or silver detailing.
Released exclusively at Foot Patrol on the 4th November – £99.99

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