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2013 Australian Open Gear preview

Posted on January 9, 2013 in Miscellaneous

Roger Federer as always in one of the favorites in the 2013 Australian Open.

Roger Federer as always in one of the favorites in the 2013 Australian Open.

Here at Tennis Warehouse excitement is in the air for the start of the 2013 ATP and WTA seasons. We’ve got up-and-comers to watch for on both tours, from Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov on the men’s side to Sloane Stephens and Heather Watson on the women’s side. With the new year comes new shoes and apparel, so let’s take a look at the gear some of the top players will be wearing for the Australian Open!

On the men’s side…

The man, the legend, Roger Federer will be wearing the Nike Premier RF Polo and Twill 10″ Short, complemented by his new grey and pink Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour shoes during his night matches and his own NikeID creation during the day.

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Nike’s next best hope, Juan Martin Del Potro, will be sporting the Rib Crest Crew on top with the Gladiator 10″ Short on bottom to match. He will be running around in the brand spankin’ new Air Max Cage shoes.




US Open champion Andy Murray will be outfitted in adidas’ Semi Fitted barricade Crew and barricade 9.5″ Short. He will be showing off his wheels in the black and yellow barricade 7.0 shoe.


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The French front-runner Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be in the Spring adizero Polo and adizero Short, accented by the new adizero CC Feather II.




On the women’s side…

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World #1 Victoria Azarenka leads the Nike women into the Aussie Open in her new Grand Flouncy Knit Dress. She’ll also be wearing Nike’s exciting new arrival to the women’s shoe line, the Zoom Vapor 9 Tour women’s shoe.


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Nike’s next highest-ranked player, Maria Sharapova, will be rockin’ the dress with her name, the Spring Premier Maria Dress, and will also be in the women’s Zoom Vapor 9 Tour to match.


Serena Williams, champion of almost everything in the second half of 2012, rounds out the top ranked Nike women wearing the Grand Pleated Knit Dress and the matching new women’s Air Max Cage.


Screen shot 2013-01-04 at 2.40.29 PMAs for adidas, they are welcoming (recently engaged) Maria Kirilenko, Laura Robson and Andrea Petkovic (though she has just recently pulled out of the Aussie) to join Caroline Wozniacki in wearing the Stella McCartney line. Kirilenko will be wearing the Stella McCartney barricade Cap-Sleeve, and Robson will be in the same or the Stella McCartney barricade Tank. Both of them will be wearing the Stella McCartney barricade Skort.

Caroline will be in the Stella McCartney barricade Dress.  Click here for more information on the new Stella McCartney barricade line.


Some recent gear changes to keep an eye out for…

Milos Raonic has just signed a deal to represent New Balance from head to toe. He will be wearing the new MC 996.

Gael Monfils has switched to Asics apparel and shoes and is wearing the Gel Solution Speed.

Nicolas Almagro will be wearing Lotto shoes and apparel.

Julia Goerges will be wearing Fila from head to toe.


That’s all for now folks! Check back soon for more updates from the pro tour.

Thanks for reading!



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