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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.

Pro contracts for clothing, racquets and shoes can start or end at any time (Djokovic’s Lacoste deal started at the French in 2017, for example) but many seem to start/end at the beginning of the...

At the biggest tournaments, adidas produces new lines for men and women and also updates their specialty “boutique” adidas by Stella McCartney line, reserved for players such as recent WTA...

The majority of the US is in the ice box, which is usually where it is in the first week of January. Not so for the tennis pros who will take to the Australian Open courts starting January 15. Here’s...

While the United States shivers, it’s nothing but blue skies and warm weather in Australia as we approach Slam Number One of 2018 AKA the Australian Open, mates. Adidas has focused on a light yellow/blue...

As the year winds down let’s take a look at some of the big names and various looks we’ve seen this year. First up, the men. Here’s what caught my eye in 2017. (Women’s lineup here!) Rafa...

The calendar just has a few days left on it- as 2018 approaches, let’s look at some of the top WTA players and their best/most noteworthy looks in 2017. (Men’s review is here.) Dominika Cibulkova-...

We’re getting closer to the first Slam of the new year, and that means the new gear!!! Nike, as usual, is making a splash with a new version of its flagship shoe. The NikeCourt Vapor X is below and...

We’ve got a couple of hot new Asics releases to tell you about! Here’s what happens when shoe designers get creative with the fact that winter and summer solstices happen at the same time across...

Roger Federer is the tennis gift that keeps on giving. With wins at the Australian Open, Wimbledon, Indian Wells, Miami and others this year, RF kept up the pace giving his fans victories and thrilling...

This is a legitimate slice of tennis history- a Wilson Billie Jean King Autograph racquet she used in her famous September 1973 Battle of the Sexes match against Bobby Riggs! It will be offered for sale...