Found August 23, 2012 on Tennis Grand Stand:
PLAYERS: Novak Djokovic
On Wednesday morning, Novak Djokovic teamed up with UNIQLO CEO Shin Odake and Creative Direcor Naoki Takizawa to give the press a look at his new tennis apparel line. First, Odake explained how appointing Djokovic global brand ambassador is a key part of breaking into the US and global markets. Then the guest of honor joined Odake on stage to talk about his US Open kit and his partnership with the company. Creative Director Takizawa discussed his inspiration for the line, saying, “the national flag of Serbia inspired me when I was thinking about the color and design of his match wear. In particular, I was inspired by the shapes of the wings of the eagles that are on the flag, and with this in mind I began to draw lines in his match wear.” Djokovic demonstrated some of the more unique aspects of his US Open kit, which features a quick open zipper on the jacket and towel lined pockets.   Following the press conference, Djokovic hosted a photo session with fans, some of whom had wai...

Djokovic Unveils US Open Outfit: UNIQLO to Launch New Line on August 27

Novak Djokovic poses with fan inside UNIQLO store on Fifth Avenue in New York City on August 22, 2012 NEW YORK, NY - Novak Djokovic unveiled his US Open outfit at the Fifth Avenue UNIQLO store in New York City on Wednesday. The Djokovic line will launch on the first day of the US Open – August 27. In the U.S. the new range will go on sale at the UNIQLO 5th Avenue Store, the 34th...

Vlade Divac says Novak Djokovic cut his racquets up with a saw after Olympics

Novak Djokovic expected to come home from the London Olympics with a medal. After losing to eventual gold medalist Andy Murray in the men’s singles semifinal, Djokovic suffered a disappointing loss to Juan Martin Del Potro in the bronze medal match. According to fellow countryman and president of the Serbian Olympic Committee Vlade Divac, Djokovic was pretty hard on himself following...

UNIQLO launches tennis line with Djokovic

Maybe you can't play tennis like Novak Djokovic, but you can at least look like him. Brand apparel company UNIQLO has announced plans to launch a line of tennis apparel and performance wear that resembles the line of apparel specifically created for Djokovic. Djokovic has been a UNIQLO global brand ambassador since May. The "Novak Djokovic replica tennis line" will...

Novak Djokovic, Not Top Seed Roger Federer, Favored to Win U.S. Open

As the world’s best players descend on Flushing Meadows next week, all eyes will be on Novak Djokovic on the men’s side and Serena Williams in the women’s draw, as they have earned top betting odds despite not being the top-ranked players in their draws. Bovada will have all the tennis action covered with U.S. Open betting lines and props throughout the tournament. The field...

UNIQLO Launches Latest Line of Tennis Apparel in the U.S.

If you are watching tennis, then you've probably already noticed that Novak Jokovic has changed his sponsor from Sergio Tacchini to UNIQLO. Up until now, UNIQLO tennis line wasn't accessible for those who are in the U.S., but yesterday the company announced the launch of a new line designed for Novak in New York City stores (at the UNIQLO 5th Avenue Store, the 34th Street...

PICS & VIDEO: Maria Sharapova's photo shoot for Hamptons Magazine

The Thigh Goddess content keeps coming! Maria playing beer pong vs. Novak Djokovic. Maria playing beer pong on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. And now, Maria showing off the thigh of all thighs for Hamptons Magazine (make sure to read her interview with them). Boom boom.And lastly, kudos to our friends at the must-bookmark Sportress of Blogitude for this thightastic screengrab from the video:Get

Photos: Maria Sharapova Novak Djokovic take 'The Challenge'

Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic are featured in HEAD's new digital campaign  ‘SPEED vs. INSTINCT - The Challenge’ where they use their  YouTek IG SPEED and YouTek IG INSTINCT racquets in three quite unusual and surprising tests of skill.  HEAD was kind enough to send us some pictures of the competition, and if you haven't seen all the videos click here...

Well, At Least Now we Know why Sharapova hit Djokovic in the Balls

Novak Djokovic Got Hit in the Balls By Maria Sharapova for Head. Rick Chandler grabbed the HDd up version which is, quite frankly, enough. Why not click the Google +1 & the retweet buttons? ... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

TV Ratings: MLB on FOX Returns With 2.0 Overnight (Also: PGA Tour, Federer/Djokovic)

Overnight ratings were flat for the return of baseball on FOX Saturday. In other news, rainout coverage of the PGA Wyndham Championship declined from last year, and Sunday’s Roger Federer/Novak Djokovic match increased slightly. Overnights Flat For Red Sox/Yankees on FOX: The return of Major League Baseball on FOX, featuring Red Sox/Yankees in 72% of markets, drew a 2.0 overnight...

Federer, Djokovic, Williams sisters highlight Open

Somehow, it seemed so easy for so many people to write off Roger Federer. He was past his 30th birthday, they would point out. About 2 1/2 years went by without any additions to his Grand Slam trophy case, the thinking went. First Rafael Nadal, then Novak Djokovic, overtook Federer in the rankings and as the man to beat at major tournament after major tournament. Well, look at...

US OPEN '12: Tournament at a glance

A look at the U.S. Open, the year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament: Surface: Hard courts. Site: The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Schedule: The two-week tournament starts Monday. The women's singles final is Sept. 8; the men's singles final is Sept. 9. 2011 Men's Singles Champion: Novak Djokovic of Serbia. 2011 Women's Singles Champion...
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