We take a look at Roger Federer Uniqlo collection at the 2019 US Open in New York.
Here are some key facts about Roger
It has been around 1 year since Roger Federer signed with UNIQLO from Nike.
During his career, he held World No 1 in the ATP rankings for 310 weeks
As of 2019, he has won 100 titles, 1200 match wins, and reached 12 Wimbledon final.
20 Grand Slam wins and 31 Finals, the first at Wimbledon in 2003.
One of eight who won Grand Slam
Plays with a Wilson Pro Staff RF97, and uses Wilson Natual Gut strings
Someone once asked him about what string tension he used in his rackets. Here is how he replied as shown on the official website of Roger Federer. “this depends on how warm the days are and with what kind of balls I play and against who I play. So you can see – it depends on several factors and not just the surface; the feeling I have is most important.”
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“For those who leave everything on the court and still have more to give. UNIQLO is proud to partner with Roger Federer. Not because he`s a champion on the court. But because he`s a champion everywhere else”.
Vogue magazine article mentioned how Roger worked closely with Christophe Lemaire the Artistic Director at Uniqlo Paris R&D center. And what went into building the collection, comfort, and styles.
In New York, we can see the following 3 kits Roger used, and also the Nike Tennis shoes.
You can also see the article on Naomi Osaka in 2019