Masterful in Melbourne

As the world’s best tennis players battle it our for the Australian Open in Melbourne, you’re probably wondering what the likes of Roger Federer was and Rafa Nadal is wearing. The clothing is from the spring Nike Tennis collection, designed in striking colour choices and disruptive patterns, all inspired by the vibrant street art of the city of Melbourne.

Nadal begins his 2015 major campaign wearing a brightly coloured Nike Challenger Premier Rafa Crew, Nike Gladiator Premier 7″ short in DriFIT fabric and a Nike Premier Rafa Jacket.

Rafa’s footwear is the responsive Nike Lunar Ballistec 1.5- one of the lightest tennis shoes Nike has ever made with Flywire technology.

Current world No. 2, Federer wears a Nike Premier RF V-neck shirt withNike Gladiator Premier 7″ shorts that have laser-perforated side panels for breathability.

Over this, Roger wears the Nike Premier RF Jacket made from a Nike Tech Fleece that utilises the body’s heat for efficient warmth. On his feet, Roger wears the Nike Zoom Vapor 9.5 Tour.

Chris Beastall

Chris is the Founder and Editor of Ape to Gentleman. His interests lie in men's style, male grooming and leading a better lifestyle - through minimalist, basic and clean design.