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Friday, August 28, 2009
NIKE & TENNIS STARS SERVE SOME LOVE IN NEW YORK CITY
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams show off their tennis skills and U.S. Open ensembles by Nike on the streets of New York City.
new york - sports and fashion meet up once again and this time it's for the u.s. open, which kicks off august 31st. tennis stars roger federer, rafael nadal and serena williams revealed their new u.s. open gears by nike yesterday with retired tennis player john mcenroe hosting the event. the sportswear company blocked off broadway between 22nd and 23rd streets for a makeshift tennis court, where young fans from different inner-city programs got the chance to hit some balls with the nike-sponsored tennis stars. seriously though, how adorable do these tennis players look each in their own matching ensemble? federer wears red and black from head to toes, nadal goes for blue and yellow gear which he says is inspired by the new york taxi cabs, and williams sticks with her favorite color, fuchsia. williams, who has more experience in designing, said that she started creating her outfit fifteen months ago and is inspired by christian dior and louis vuitton. i couldn't expect any less from the no. 2 women's tennis player, who picks style over comfort when it comes to looking good. [story via nymag & images via daylife.com, gettyimages, nike]
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