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crosscourt
07-10-2006, 05:43 AM
Like Nadal's long shorts (not the piratas). Anyone know what name they're marketed under?

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BackSpin
07-10-2006, 06:14 AM
tennis warehouse has them now. 13" sphere impact short.

luke_1983uk
07-10-2006, 06:26 AM
i got a pair at wimbledon, and love them, they are made from a softer nike material, and they are really light,
nadals at wimbledon were slightly different though, his shorts seemed more like the down the line short from the australian open days,
on the retail version the black design on the shorts is much thicker compared to his, the wimbledon officials probably thought there was too much black on them and had to be toned down

crosscourt
07-10-2006, 06:31 AM
Thank you both

luke_1983uk
07-10-2006, 07:02 AM
CC
if you get a pair you wont be dissopointed, all i can say is they come up a little bit big, but not much to worry about.
all i can say is...
you will like them!

rasajadad
07-10-2006, 08:08 AM
Do they require constant seat adjustment like Nadal's?

BackSpin
07-10-2006, 07:29 PM
i got a pair at wimbledon, and love them, they are made from a softer nike material, and they are really light,
nadals at wimbledon were slightly different though, his shorts seemed more like the down the line short from the australian open days,
on the retail version the black design on the shorts is much thicker compared to his, the wimbledon officials probably thought there was too much black on them and had to be toned down
You are 100% correct. like you said nadal white ones are tonned down slightly compared to the retail ones.

Nike Man
07-11-2006, 10:49 PM
i think i preffered the way they were at wimby. are the down the line shorts made of the same material?

luke_1983uk
07-12-2006, 12:34 AM
i think i preffered the way they were at wimby. are the down the line shorts made of the same material?

no but the material is just as good as the nadal shorts, the down the line shorts are still my fav's.
the material is quite stretchy and really cool to play in.
hope this helps

Nike Man
07-12-2006, 06:48 AM
thanks maybe il just get both then!

luke_1983uk
07-12-2006, 06:57 AM
nike man where abouts in essex you from, im from sunny Southend!
there is a good tennis store in basildon that is where i get most of my nike gear from, and i usually get a 10% discount aswell, they can order pretty much anything from the nike line

Nike Man
07-12-2006, 07:19 AM
my borough is Havering! Im about an hours drive away from you in, er ,sunny southend! Does the tennis store in Basildon happen to be a *** store and do you know David Llyod gym?

luke_1983uk
07-12-2006, 07:21 AM
the store i was talking about is in basildon David Lloyds, that is my club, where's your club?

Nike Man
07-12-2006, 07:27 AM
That used to be my club as well but it was a bit of a drive to get there so me and my family changed to Next Generation in Gidea Park. Played a tournament at David Llyod a few months ago tho....

Tchocky
07-12-2006, 07:30 AM
They have to be more comfortable than those capri pants. Is it just me but Nadal seem to be picking his *** a lot less than previous showings.

luke_1983uk
07-12-2006, 07:33 AM
that is pretty weird, David lloyds club is good though there are plenty of different surfaces to play on, and you can get a court pretty much anytime, im glad i joined, only been going for since january and ive just started getting coaching at dlloyds, but everything is being put on hold at the moment, as i broke my arm last tuesday and am in plaster at the moment, so i miss the best part of the tennis years calander (summer), least david lloyds have got a roof though, so i can have a proper winter season!

Nike Man
07-12-2006, 07:55 AM
I would say that the coaching at NG is a little better than DLlyod but i do remember the store there being very good. Too bad about your broken arm!

MariaS
07-14-2006, 03:35 PM
Do they require constant seat adjustment like Nadal's?

that always makes me laff....:mrgreen: :mrgreen: