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Fashion Focus: Nike To Launch Nike Court Collection

Nike is launching the new Nike Court Collection by Fragment on August 21, which will mesh vintage, heritage fashions with fresh, modern styles. Nike says “designer Hiroshi Fujiwara mixes the spirit of sport with the essence of design to create a beautiful clash between age-old tradition and present-day attitude.” The collection features familiar faces, like Rafael Nadal, and […]

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Madame Tussauds Wuhan Unveils Nadal

Thursday in Wuhan, Madame Tussauds unveiled a new wax statue of Rafael Nadal as well as a new area for where visitors can play a variety of tennis-related games. Rafa joins Li Na at that museum location as part of a project to help locals fall more in love with tennis. View more pictures of […]

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Nadal Presents Tennis School In Mallorca

#453515524 / gettyimages.com Rafael Nadal was on hand Tuesday for a presentation of the facilities in Mallorca that will be the “Centre Tenis & Padel,” the first phase of the future Rafael Nadal International Tennis Centre. Rafa has no doubt put Mallorca on the map and will now leave his legacy there with this gigantic […]

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Fashion Focus: Nike Officially Releases US Open Kits

Nike has officially released the prominent player collections for this year’s US Open. Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov and Victoria Azarenka are among those highlighted. What’s even more exciting is the night kits, which include darker/black versions of the Nike Lunar Ballistec and Nike Vapor 9.5 Tour sneakers. The most fashionable city (sorry, […]

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Nadal Shows Us He’s Working Hard To Recover

On Tuesday, the Spanish tennis federation said Rafael Nadal‘s recovery from a right wrist injury is “on track.” “Following a scan and clinical evaluation, his progress is on track, although he will still have tests from time to time,” the RFET said. On Wednesday, Rafa posted this training video to YouTube. It’s clear he’s working […]

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Fashion Focus: Rafa To Go Sleeveless In NYC?

In January 2009, a shocking occurrence rocked the tennis world: Rafael Nadal stepped on court wearing a shirt… with sleeves. Now, 5 years later, it seems the opposite is about to occur. Rumors are swirling, yet to be confirmed by Nike or any retailers, and he’s been seen practicing in the above top in Mallorca, but […]

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Round-Up Of Rafa’s 9th Roland Garros Win

Rafael Nadal raised a historic 9th Roland Garros trophy on Sunday, after defeating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 (watch highlights here). When asked if they should change the name from Roland Garros to Nadal Garros, Rafa said: “Well, thank you very much. The name is very nice, Roland Garros, so…  (Laughter.)  Don’t need to […]

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Fashion Focus: Serena, Rafa & Roger Nike Wimby 2014

Serena Williams will step on the grass court at Wimbledon wearing Nike’s Lawn Novelty Knit Dress in hopes of regaining momentum after her shocking upset at Roland Garros. It’s the same style as her French Open dress, in white with a grey accent, but hopefully will bring her a little more luck this time. Wimbledon […]

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Exclusive Giveaway: “Nadal: The Biography”

In honor of Rafael Nadal‘s bid to win his record 9th French Open title, The Slice is offering a chance for one lucky reader to win a free copy of the new book by Tom Oldfield, Nadal: The Biography. The book offers insight into the training and lifestyle that has made Rafa such an incredible champion. Enter […]

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Rafa Schools Amigos At Poker At Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal took some time away from Roland Garros practice for a little poker with his amigos, Juan Monaco, Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco. So who do you think won? When they lose they blame their luck, but I’ve put more hours than they have, that’s why I win. That’s my trick pic.twitter.com/gFU5HC4KtS — Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) […]

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