Why don't any ATp players wear Lacoste shoes?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by Riosfan, Aug 14, 2010.

  1. Riosfan

    Riosfan Banned

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    Lacoste has many players wearing their attire (Gasquet, Benneteau, Roddick, Llodra, Grosjean) but none of those players wore/wear Lacoste shoes which are very sharp looking, stylish and from what I heard from a tennis playing friend are excellent shoes.

    Roddick of course is paid by Babolat to wear the Propulses, but why do the other Lacoste players wear Nikes, Asics and NOT Lacsoste shoes? I dont' understand.
     
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  2. chilllaxin006

    chilllaxin006 Rookie

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    for the same reason few of us do. theyre expensive, dont look that great, arent known to be comfortable and dont last that long.
     
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  3. BSTAFF

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    Cus they suck, haha. They're like an extremely expensive version of the Tirand 3's
     
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  4. mnm

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    like the guys above.. they are worthless.
    expensive, ugly and break..

    for me theres just one brand regarding shoes.
     
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  5. TennisKid1

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    the only time i recall lacoste shoes on a pro was in the 05' wimby final where Roddick was wearing some gravitates i think
     
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  6. vsbabolat

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    No, Roddick was wearing Reebok shoes with Lacoste Clothing at the 2005 Wimbledon.
     
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    J011yroger G.O.A.T.

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    They are cheesy, I will only wear in casual dubs, or to teach in, or walk around.

    I would never actually try to play hard singles or drill in them, they might explode.

    J
     
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    Kudla was wearing LaCoste (I believe it was the Gravitate 2 Black/Lime colorway) for the Nats tournament. I don't remember him shouting: "I would be winning if only I was wearing Nike!" :D
     
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