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Brinke is a tennis fan dating back to the Connors vs. Borg days. Favorite shoe of all time: the Nike McEnroe Air Trainer 1. Favorite frame: the Fila Wood One. Favorite clothing line and shirt he wishes he still had: the original Fila Bj Borg line. Color of his fave Borg jacket: cobalt blue/navy. Favorite club to play at: Harpers Point Racquet Club and Camargo Racquet Club. Graduate of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.

Long gone are the days when pros would wear the same design all year. Remember the Reebok red/blue shoulder striped design of Michael Chang? He wore that forever. Same with Borg- he wore the Fila pinstripes...

Roger Federer and Elena Vesnina are your Men’s and Women’s Singles winners at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. In the Men’s Final, Roger Federer won his fifth title in the desert,...

There’s a new band storming the charts- maybe you haven’t heard them on the radio, but you’ve seen them on the courts. Roger Federer, Grigor Dimitrov and Tommy Haas are the one-handed...

Much like Fila aligning themselves with the BNP Paribas Open, Lacoste has a similar sponsorship arrangement with the upcoming Miami Open Presented by Itaú. The umpires, ball kids and staff are all decked...

New Balance’s flagship pro Milos Raonic didn’t enter Indian Wells this year due to a hamstring injury, but there’s still new gear from New Balance to showcase. Men’s Shoes This...

The BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells (Palm Springs) is the biggest tourney in the world outside of the four Slams. The tournament lost its women’s top seed before it started, with Serena Williams...

Fila continues to kill it when it comes to cool tennis design and fashion. Fila is the official apparel and footwear provider of the BNP Paribas Open, the largest ATP World Tour and WTA combined two-week...

UPDATED March 17: From the pro tennis tour rumor mill come these news items. The Bryan Brothers are locked in with IZOD. We haven’t seen any official confirmation on social media yet for the others;...

Over a decade of competition, two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na established herself as a global icon. With a free-spirited style of play, Li is the first Asian to win a Grand Slam title. (Roland Garros...

Two of my favorite tournaments are coming up, the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells (Palm Springs, CA), and the Miami Open. Fila’s athletes will take to those hard courts dressed in an updated selection...