Nike Spring 2017

Babolast

Legend
Rafa in Ghost Green and is in the same design for a 3rd straight year!

Federer in Stadium Green printed graphic Henley.

Some cool graphic shorts feature in this line.

Big improvement from Spring 2016.
 

mpournaras

Hall of Fame
Guess this will be the crew that he retires in then....pretty sad how Nike doesn't change this plain design.
I think its a nice crew. Clean cut. You can switch the color around and add fades to change it up. As long as the colors make it down to Nike's other shirts (which they should) you can pick one of those
 

Faker

Semi-Pro
I think its a nice crew. Clean cut. You can switch the color around and add fades to change it up. As long as the colors make it down to Nike's other shirts (which they should) you can pick one of those
I agree its nice, but keeping the same design is just bland and shows zero effort. Changing up the designs and actually making them interesting would make me want to purchase more like in 2011 where Nike made a variety of colors and designs for Nadal. Sucks I wasn't into tennis back then so I only have his Roland Garros shirt from that year. It just feels boring wearing the same thing in different colors. But, as a Rafa fan, I know I'm still gonna end up buying his stuff whether or not they change the design, just not as much as if Nike actually put effort into different designs like 2010, 2011, and 2013.
 

ArliHawk

Hall of Fame
I think its a nice crew. Clean cut. You can switch the color around and add fades to change it up. As long as the colors make it down to Nike's other shirts (which they should) you can pick one of those
Have the blue one from the 2015 Clay swing and the pink from the Aussie Open. Great shirts. Trim but not tight, and hold up really well. Good design in my mind.

If he could promote better shoes, which hopefully he will next year, we'd be in business.
 

E36BMWM3

Hall of Fame
Nadal in Ghost Green... maybe he'll get injured again and ghost through the tournament hahaha... oh man I love Rafa but this is the most injury prone all-time great... Nevertheless VAMOS, and Babolast thanks for the color update
 

oodelally

Rookie
I might start a separate thread about this but @Babolast @ArliHawk @mpournaras you all have the Rafa Premier Challenger Crews right? Have you had issues with the front chest/stomach panel's fabric running like cheap nylon leggings? I've returned/exchanged a dozen shirts in the last year because of that problem. I'll find a picture and post it, I should've taken pictures before returning them all...
 

mpournaras

Hall of Fame
I might start a separate thread about this but @Babolast @ArliHawk @mpournaras you all have the Rafa Premier Challenger Crews right? Have you had issues with the front chest/stomach panel's fabric running like cheap nylon leggings? I've returned/exchanged a dozen shirts in the last year because of that problem. I'll find a picture and post it, I should've taken pictures before returning them all...
No. I dont spend that much on shirts.

They feel awesome in hand but fine fabrics can often be less durable. Silly for such an expensive shirt I know... but hey... people are buying them
 

ArliHawk

Hall of Fame
I might start a separate thread about this but @Babolast @ArliHawk @mpournaras you all have the Rafa Premier Challenger Crews right? Have you had issues with the front chest/stomach panel's fabric running like cheap nylon leggings? I've returned/exchanged a dozen shirts in the last year because of that problem. I'll find a picture and post it, I should've taken pictures before returning them all...
Yes, I do. Have not had this issue with mine, and I have worn the Pink one a lot. One of my favorite shirts.
 

mpournaras

Hall of Fame
Thanks Babolast for a peak at the line. All the colors look correct. Google ghost green Nike for an idea. I wish we could post pics and share this stuff but we don't want to upset our gracious TW overlords :)
 

Babolast

Legend
Nike are going "whiteout" for the Aus Open with every male player in white. Very clean.

IW/Miami will feature Stadium Green and Ghost Green.

No more sock for the ultraflys.
 

SDN

Semi-Pro
Rafa in Ghost Green and is in the same design for a 3rd straight year!

Federer in Stadium Green printed graphic Henley.

Some cool graphic shorts feature in this line.

Big improvement from Spring 2016.

What kind of printed graphic? Horizontal or vertical stripes? Which design resembles?
Thanks
 

Babolast

Legend
What kind of printed graphic? Horizontal or vertical stripes? Which design resembles?
Thanks
There is a short with horizontal lines from what I can remember. The players will be wearing it at IW/Miami. It's black/ghost green.
 

gino

Hall of Fame
I thought Jack Sock liked the Ultraflys? :)
He switched to the vapors like 2 months into his Nike deal. A lot of pro's have moved away from the ultraflys. I think Genie is one of the few remaining. I can't think of another
 

Tt-zach

New User
Rafa in Ghost Green and is in the same design for a 3rd straight year!

Federer in Stadium Green printed graphic Henley.

Some cool graphic shorts feature in this line.

Big improvement from Spring 2016.
Do you get just mens or do u get womens as well? Would like to know what genie is wearing :)
 

every7

Hall of Fame
He switched to the vapors like 2 months into his Nike deal. A lot of pro's have moved away from the ultraflys. I think Genie is one of the few remaining. I can't think of another
Interesting..... So it's basically a complete failure this shoe? Was this the shoe that Grigor was supposed to wear or is that another one again? It seems like Nike has 5 different flagship tennis shoes in the one market at the same time...... I don't think that's something they've done before.
 

Noveson

Hall of Fame
Interesting..... So it's basically a complete failure this shoe? Was this the shoe that Grigor was supposed to wear or is that another one again? It seems like Nike has 5 different flagship tennis shoes in the one market at the same time...... I don't think that's something they've done before.
Hmm? They just have 3. The vapors, the lunars, and ultraflys.
 

gino

Hall of Fame
Interesting..... So it's basically a complete failure this shoe? Was this the shoe that Grigor was supposed to wear or is that another one again? It seems like Nike has 5 different flagship tennis shoes in the one market at the same time...... I don't think that's something they've done before.
Big time failure in terms of adoption at elite levels (ATP/WTA/NCAA/ITF). Not many great players are rocking them.

Shame because they could have used those raw inputs to make a shoe people actually like.

According to @Babolast the collar/sleeve will come off of the Ultraflys next year in an attempt to sell more units. Not sure if that will work considering the shoes are basically athletic high-heels. That's why little miss-fasion Genie wears them, closest thing to stripper heels
 

every7

Hall of Fame
Hmm? They just have 3. The vapors, the lunars, and ultraflys.
Vapors, Lunars, Ultraflys, Cages. The fifth is provisional.... I thought Dimitrov was supposed to be wearing a men's version of the Flare. I stand corrected here.... @gino - Was Dimitrov going to wear some men's version of the Nike Flare that Serena wears? I could be completely off ......
 

gino

Hall of Fame
Vapors, Lunars, Ultraflys, Cages. The fifth is provisional.... I thought Dimitrov was supposed to be wearing a men's version of the Flare. I stand corrected here.... @gino - Was Dimitrov going to wear some men's version of the Nike Flare that Serena wears? I could be completely off ......
The Flare is a unisex shoe, but Grigor was never set to endorse them.

Nike has let Grigor be the endorser for the Vapor ID's for several years. He was rocking ID'd vapor 9's when the 9.5's were being worn by other Nike touring players. Chances are he will be in the 9.5 ID's soon, he's wearing stock 9.5's right now
 

SumYungGai

Semi-Pro
If they released products like this awesome henley dimitrov wore more often people would get more excited. This shows creativity and willingness to take a chance. Also Nike, release these kinds of shirts in the US next time please.

 

jmacdaununder2

Hall of Fame
Any chance the Federer AO shorts are cut more like Sampras or pre 2015 Fed attire, and less like skater girl/roller derby hot pants? DISCLAIMER: I have nothing against roller derby!
 

Tennis Rules

Semi-Pro
which colors will have the vapors for clay ? (hoping for straight black without no matching colors like pink volt we see actually at us open)?
 
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DustCough

New User
If they released products like this awesome henley dimitrov wore more often people would get more excited. This shows creativity and willingness to take a chance. Also Nike, release these kinds of shirts in the US next time please.

There was much more to this Henley than people will ever know....
 
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