Fashion brands manufactered tennis apparel for pros - vintage ones.

BorgCash

Legend
Always was interested in this question. Please, if someone have information, post it here. Pictures are highly welcome.
That's what i know:
Cerrutti 1881 - Wilander, Taroszy, someone else;
Marlboro Classics - Sundstrom, Hlasek, Dowdeswell;
Jockey - Borg, Gilbert, Wilkison;
Bally - Hlasek, Rosset;
Robert Bruce - Connors.
 

BorgCash

Legend
Wasn't Connors also with Cerrutti?
Panatta was with Superga, and Lendl too, I think.

You're right about Connors, he was that "someone else".
Panatta and Lendl used Superga shoes. Don't know if it is a fashion brand but not an apparel manufacture for sure:).
Panatta used his own ''Panatta'' clothing brand, don't know who produced it for him.
Lendl used Australian L'Alpina along with his Superga time.
 
You're right about Connors, he was that "someone else".
Panatta and Lendl used Superga shoes. Don't know if it is a fashion brand but not an apparel manufacture for sure:).
Panatta used his own ''Panatta'' clothing brand, don't know who produced it for him.
Lendl used Australian L'Alpina along with his Superga time.
Yes, I was talking about the shoes. Not sure whether they ever produced apparel, but if they did I don't recall that. I understood your question as one that excludes brands that are considered sports apparel producers nowadays, but are overwhelmingly fashion brands.

 

brinkeguthrie

Professional
I think Nystrom did Cerrutti. I would swear Connors just sewed 1881 patches on his Robert Bruce line- some styles looked identical.
 

Rabbit

G.O.A.T.
He also wore Brooks tennis shoes
I loved those Brooks shoes. I had worn the adidas Nastase for the longest and switched to them. The only problem I had with them was they lasted about two months. I had to order two pair at a time, but those shoes hold a special place in my tennis heart. Just great shoes and one of my first mail orders since I couldn't find them around here. I wore them until they quit making them.
 

jmacdaununder2

Hall of Fame
I seem to remember Johnny Nobackhand wore mustachioed Casben clothing; maybe that was some Australian only arrangement - the world was much bigger back then.
 

love15

Rookie
Stefan Edberg was wearing an italian brand called Lafont before Adidas, also sandy mayer was with maggia, Nystrom , if i remember well he got Pony for sometimes.
 

jmacdaununder2

Hall of Fame
Stefan Edberg was wearing an italian brand called Lafont before Adidas, also sandy mayer was with maggia, Nystrom , if i remember well he got Pony for sometimes.
John Alexander wore that too; used to 'rock' - IMO LOL - some of their dark blue and white stuff.
 

brinkeguthrie

Professional
Super Pros? Never heard about it.
I had a pair of the Connors ones. They used that >< Robert Bruce logo on the side; red heel tab with a gold signature:


Vilas wore a pair too. His weren't leather uppers, I don't know what they were. Had powder blue trim around the ankle and a GV logo. He wore them US only for a time, Diadora elsewhere:
 

BorgCash

Legend
I had a pair of the Connors ones. They used that >< Robert Bruce logo on the side; red heel tab with a gold signature:


Vilas wore a pair too. His weren't leather uppers, I don't know what they were. Had powder blue trim around the ankle and a GV logo. He wore them US only for a time, Diadora elsewhere:
I know Vilas used Puma a lot.
 
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