Berdych to Head, Dimitrov to Wilson!!

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  1. jokinla

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    Exactly, enough talk about the low quality of this stuff, let's get back to fantasizing about what pros will be wearing next year! What's wrong with you guys?
     
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  2. Babolast

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    From Nike Tennis Facebook page:

    Stoaked to finally get a pair of these Flame Vapors, I wasn’t going to leave Nike Tennis without them. Thanks to Barry Chiu's blindfolded serve challenge, I earned a pair for myself.

    - Dimitrov
     
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  4. Babolast

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    UPDATE: Berdych to Head deal fell through...

    Del Potro IS leaving Nike but at the start of 2014.

    New Balance is on the verge of signing a top 20 player.

    Dimitrov has 1 more year on his contract so he may or may not stay with Nike.
     
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    And do you know anything about adidas signing a new player??
     
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    Sorry, used to be an agent so have to chime in...

    Nike (any company with athletes under contract, actually) will have first right of refusal on Delpo, Dimitrov, etc. So we won't know until Nike formally declines to match an official higher offer.

    Delpo's agent (Ugo) is brothers with a Nike exec...don't see him compromising that relationship unless it is for a HUGE amount of money. And what company would step up but also invest in activation?

    I have heard rumors of Asics making a play at top 20 male.
     
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  7. Babolast

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    Asics have signed Monfils.
     
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    Possibly Haas as well. He was wearing their shoes and apparel on and off last season so it would make sense to sign him while he was no sponsor.
     
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    He has since deleted the photo off of his Twitter account but yesterday Raonic had a photo with his nephew and he had on a New Balance jacket...
     
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  10. Head Pegger

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    Has Jerzy Janowicz been sponsored yet? He Is young and had a good performance at Paris Masters
     
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  11. dr325i

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    Maybe the companies want to see how real he really is since 2012 Paris was not really Masters 1000 worthy...
     
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    Yeah 1 great tourney is not going to sign a multi-mil dollar deal.
     
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    Donald Young got one off NO great tourney.
     
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    Berdych still wearing Nike at Abu Dhabi. Maybe not this year?
     
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    Young is a TOTALLY different case.
    He was expected to be the next big thing, and was a successful Jr. No one has ever heard of the Polish guy before Paris 2012...
     
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    2013 is not quite here yet. What he wears by the Oz Open will tell the tale
     
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    Gotcha, thanks! :)
     
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    Milos Raonic is no longer listed on the Lacoste site...
     
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    The point was, you don't have to do anything in the pros to get a million dollar deal.
     
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  20. Babolast

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    He wore a Lacoste top today.
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    Dimitrov stills using Nike's Apparel at Brisbane
     
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    Berdych is wearing Nike in Chennai- but with a covering over the swoosh on his tshirt. Nothing covering the swoosh on his shoes though!
     
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    Berdych will continue to wear Nike shoes but has indeed signed with another brand for clothing. Can't reveal as of yet.
     
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    Babolast, may I ask what you do? If you don't feel comfortable saying on here, shoot me an email :) anhuynh16@yahoo.com
     
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  26. XFactorer

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    I'm going to guess Lacoste. I see a lot of the Lacoste players wearing Nike shoes.
     
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    Berdych looked stupid with patches over the logos on his clothes in Chennai. If he signed a new agreement with a sponsor, could they not send him clothes for his match? Seems kinda weird to me.
     
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    Not sure what the big secret is? the Head folks have been chirping he was going to wear Head gear after Jan 1st. Head pushing a full line of soft goods for 2013.
     
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    I'm guessing H & M, just because :)
     
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    H&M
    10loliruinedthedramaticsuspensechars
     
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  31. niktub

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    yes and why not Tipsarevic with Zara?
     
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    Sooooo... any updates? H&M... really!? lol
     
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  34. niktub

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    very cheap image but he must have received a big check...
    Cos would have been nicer.
     
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    Berdych to Lacoste?
     
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  36. West Coast Ace

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    Thanks for the intel.

    Maybe they didn't have his size... :) Or (more likely and being serious) they want the launch to be at the AO, not a dink 250 or exo.
     
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  37. augustobt

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    That makes a little sense. But Berdych playing with "clean" shirts is a cool factor.
     
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