Found July 20, 2013 on
All the recent talk surrounding Roger Federer has been about his new, larger racket. But I'm more interested in his latest addition to his on-court wardrobe... the sweater vest.
Federer's vest didn't seem to improve his play an awful lot... he took three sets to beat Florian Mayer. Oh well, I like the look. Nothing wrong with keeping your core warm on a chilly day. Although I'll start to worry if he ever brings out a puffer vest.
I know, I know... slow news day.
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