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gino 01-12-2010 08:47 PM

Favorite tennis shirt of all time?
 
What is your favorite shirt?


Here are mine:

Nike 2007 wimbledon global power crew white with blue stripe
& Nike 2009 australian open polo light blue







Thanks all

Storm_Kyori 01-12-2010 09:52 PM

Nike Fed Polo Dubai 07'



AO 09'



Both are pretty close, but I just really like the colors. Looking for size L

borg number one 01-12-2010 10:01 PM


borg number one 01-12-2010 10:06 PM

A Lacoste (IZOD) shirt, the "first tennis shirt", so to speak, would have to be my "co-favorite" tennis shirt though.


Storm_Kyori 01-12-2010 10:08 PM

Does Lacoste make IZOD or is it the other way around?

mcutilize 01-12-2010 10:25 PM

this shirt is goat not the guy in it



all of the colors in it are amazing white , blue, yellow, red, white, green

borg number one 01-12-2010 10:50 PM

Storm Kyori, see this Wikidpedia excerpt on IZOD which is no longer a part of Lacoste.


From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izod

Also see Lacoste at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacoste


In the early 1900s, Vincent Draddy, an American businessman started a men's apparel business and needed a strong name to associate with his quality merchandise. Vacationing in London, England, he encountered Jack Izod's tailor shop. Jack, a well-respected tailor who made custom shirts for King George V and other royalty, was ready to retire and accepted Draddy's offer to purchase the rights to his distinctive name.

Izod is most notable for its pairing with the Lacoste shirt company from 1952-1993, known simply as "IZOD Lacoste". Vincent Draddy couldn't find a market for the then expensive $8.00 Izod Lacoste shirt. After Vincent began giving the shirts away to his famous friends, the shirts soon became popular with stores. While the shirts were equally IZOD and Lacoste, they became abbreviated and popularized as "IZOD" shirts which leads to the common misconception that the famous "Crocodile" is the "IZOD" trademark. The two companies enjoyed enormous popularity throughout the 60's, 70's, and 80's. Both were controlled by the David Crystal Company. In the early 1990's, due in large part of the economy and the growing trend of department store private-labels, Izod Lacoste struggled to maintain the dominance it had enjoyed in previous decades. The initial reaction from David Crystal Company was to separate the two names and target two groups of costumers; Izod was re-introduced a mid-pricepoint and Lacoste was renamed Lacoste Chemise, and re-positioned as a luxury brand. Eventually this tactic did not provide the financial gain Crystal had hoped and the partnership in 1993. Lacoste was sold off back to France, while Izod was sold the Phillips-Van Heusen corp.

Sixone 01-13-2010 01:41 AM

For me that one Roger wears at Pacific Life Open 2007


ManuGinobili 01-13-2010 02:06 AM

My high school tennis team's tshirt which was 100% nylon and a dirty shade of white

smack that 01-13-2010 06:43 AM

The federer Aussie 08 & 09 shirts

phoenicks 01-13-2010 06:57 AM

Nadal Sleeveless and 3/4 Capri !!!!


innoVAShaun 01-13-2010 07:02 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Storm_Kyori (Post 4272950)
Nike Fed Polo Dubai 07'


I agree with the Spring '07 Fed Polos. I'm glad I at have the Glacier Ice one. (and Feather Light hat to match). I also have the Black w/White shorts and White w/Black Global Control Shorts (that I'm lookin' to get rid of).


josh91 01-13-2010 08:25 AM



In my opinion this is the best shirt.
The only strange thing is that Nike make an other shirt for Nadal than for sell. But the boys version of this shirt is the same as the Nadal shirt...

rjg007 01-13-2010 08:59 AM



this Nadal Rotterdam crew is awesome.
Also like the Aus open top he wore in 09 night matches.


Would love to own both of these tops.

bezs 01-13-2010 09:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mcutilize (Post 4272998)
this shirt is goat not the guy in it



all of the colors in it are amazing white , blue, yellow, red, white, green

I really like this shirt but only in the blue though, unfortunately was not able to get it only the white and red was released in the country i am in, wanted to order it online but Nike didn't ship to outside the U.S.

mp4/18 01-13-2010 09:22 AM





Snipergene 01-13-2010 09:26 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by phoenicks (Post 4273546)
Nadal Sleeveless and 3/4 Capri !!!!


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borg number one 01-13-2010 09:27 AM


borg number one 01-13-2010 09:30 AM


Pink_Shirt 01-13-2010 12:48 PM

French Open 2009, Pink Polo of course.


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