Showcase: Tennis Tennis showcase
Gearing up for next year’s round of tournaments, we take a look at some of the tennis rackets, clothes and shoes set to make a dash on court.
Biomimetic 600 A new racket specification for Dunlop, this racket
is designed for intermediate through to advanced players, has a powerful frame and a 102 sq inch head for a larger sweetspot to help generate power and assist control. Constructed with 100% Aerogel enhanced graphite, the 600 features the new Biomimetic technologies – Aeroskin to reduce aerodynamic drag, making the racket faster and moe powerful through the air, HM6 Carbon to enhance the racket feel and Gecko-Tac grip for increased control. This will be Tommy Robredo’s racket choice for the new season. RRP £150
Prince EX03 Tour 100
Prince claims this is the ultimate player’s frame for individuals looking for the power of an MP with the control and feel of a thin beam. The next generation of the Ozone Tour, the new design incorporates patented Thermo-Carbon inserts intended to improve responsiveness and control. Weighing 310g, Prince says this racket is ideal for players with longer strokes looking for control.
RRP £170 www.princetennis.com
Nike Nike Wilson
Blade 98 Pink BLX
The racket choice of Laura Robson and Melanie Oudin, the Blade 98 Pink BLX will be available from January 2011. Design features include a 98” sq head and a Pro Hybrid grip with a leather base for maximum comfort. The racket length is 27”.
RRP £169.95 www.wilson.com/tennis
French Open Previously worn by Monica Seles, Fila’s French Open collection, re- released from the
company archives, will be worn by Kim Clijsters at the French Open in 2011. Items include track top, short sleeve Tee and a skort. Colourways are fuschia pink/white and deep blue combinations for a feminine look.
RRP £ 20 short sleeve Tee www.fila.eu
Lunarlite Vapor Tour Weighing just 13 ounces, Nike
claims its Lunarlite Vapor Tour
is the lightest performance shoe ever made. Worn by Federer at this summer’s Wimbledon, design features incorporate Flywire technology, which is intended to offer excellent support and flexibility despite being featherweight.
RRP 84.99 www.nike.com
Victory Woven Shorts The Victory Woven Shorts are made with a traditional country club fit. The material used is a Dri-Fit fabric for comfort and moisture control, and feature a
welted back pocket with a button closure, intended to give the shorts a clean finish.
RRP £24.99 www.nike.com
Courtballistec 2.3 Designed to provide lightweight power, durability and breathability, Nike’s Courtballistec 2.3 is Nadal’s choice of footwear. Design features include Max Air + Lunarlite cushioning, intended for maximum comfort during play, while Nike claim its XDR outsole is the most durable in tennis.
RRP £84.99 12 SGB SPORT OCTOBER 2010 www.nike.com
Woven Shorts The Vamos Woven shorts are made from Nike’s proven Dri-Fit fabric. They feature a
hook-and-loop closure and zipper fly, and two slash front pockets.
RRP £27.99 www.nike.com
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