As the last of the Grand Slams for the year, the U.S. Open Championship always took on great importance for tennis professionals. For youngsters who just join the professional circuit, it is a final opportunity to shine in the limelight. As for the veterans, it is their last chance at redemption or to shore up their standing before the start of next season. Whatever the circumstances may be, all eyes will on USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center starting next week.
With ranking and performance aside, Nike unveiled its Nike Tennis Capsule Collection, signature creation for athletes to take part in the US Open includes Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and new comer Li Na. Since so many dramatic moments take place at night game during the Open. Designers at Nike took an extra step in creating a second set of performance apparel for each of the player, adaptive designs to 1) maximize their performance and 2) ward off the unpredictable temperature changes. Furthermore, knowing the quick transitions between participating in a court play and a court side audience, each of the article was made to be as causal wear in mind.
Nike Tennis – US Open 2010 Tennis Collection – Maria Sharpova