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Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour “US Open Day & Night”

September 11th, 2012 by | 1 comment

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If there was ever a time for adidas to take advantage of Andy Murray, it’s right this instant.  The British tennis star might have enough momentum to one day have an ObyO capsule that’s as popular with the mod set as Fred Perry’s eponymous label, but Muzza has a long way to go before he overtakes the man with whom he split the summer’s big London tourneys.  Don’t forget that Roger Federer defeated Murray two months earlier at Wimbledon, and don’t sleep on your chance to get in on the seventeen-time Grand Slam champion’s latest signature release.  The Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour was built for the GOAT in ‘Day’ and ‘Night’ colorups for the recently concluded US Open, and it looks like they’re available for a short time at select NikeTown locations.  Let us know how these compare to the more obviously New York-inspired edition and stick with Sneaker News for more from the Nike Tennis greats.

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Nike Zoom Vapor Tour 9 “NYC” – Packer Shoes Release Info

August 29th, 2012 by | 3 comments

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The 2012 US Open is off and running in Flushing, Queens as the world’s greatest tennis stars convened once again for this annual tradition. One emphatic focus is on perhaps the greatest of all-time in Roger Federer, who shattered records with his seventeenth title earlier this year, and his signature Nike sneaker known as the Zoom Vapor Tour 9. To celebrate Federer’s arrival in the Big Apple, Nike has created a limited edition release of the Vapor Tour 9 in a Royal Blue and Orange New York Mets color scheme with the Nike NYC logo on the tongue and insole. A very limited quantity will be sold at Packer Shoes at Noon tomorrow, with each pair accompanied by an amazing NYC Tennis t-shirt designed by UNDERCRWN (a play of Mr. Met, tennis, and the brand’s signature graphics). $175 will get you the shoes and the t-shirt, but the tees will also be sold separately once the limited run of the shoes sell out. More of the Nike Zoom Vapor Tour 9 ‘NYC’ and the t-shirt below, so take a look and let us know if you’ll be trying to grab a pair as Federer tries to add #18 to his belt at the US Open!

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Nike Zoom Vapor Tour 9 “NYC”

August 27th, 2012 by | 3 comments

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Flushing, Queens is home to the historic sport landmark known as the U.S. Open, where the world’s best clash at Arthur Ashe for Grand Slam glory. To kick off the 2012 US Open in high fashion, Nike will release a super-limited version of the Nike Zoom Vapor Tour 9 (Roger Federer’s signature model) in an area-specific colorway of royal blue and orange – the colors of the New York Mets MLB franchise that takes the field just across the street from the US Open. Federer will be wearing the Navy/Red colorway of the Vapor Tour 9 (featured as part of the Nike Tennis New York Collection) throughout the tournament, but will he switch things up to the Blue/Orange ‘NYC’ if he reaches the final? Along with this special Hyperstrike colorway is the classic Nike ‘NYC’ logo on the tongue as well as on the insole of the shoe to complete the regional vibe. A select number of pairs will be released on site at the 2012 US Open (much like last year’s ‘Tennis Ball’ Courtballistec was made available) with another batch set to drop across the river at New Jersey’s Packer Shoes. Check out the teaser pics after the jump, and with the tourney starting today, expect specific release info coming very soon.

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Nike Tennis New York Collection

August 22nd, 2012 by | No comments

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Nike is the undisputed leader in tennis with potentially three of the all-time greats on the mens side along with arguably the greatest women’s player of her generation and several other notable names.  They’ll all soon descend upon the Flushing section of Queens, NY for next week’s US Open, and the Swoosh has readied some special sneakers and outfits that play with themes along similar lines to the USA Olympic collection we’d seen last month.  Roger Federer sees navy polos and shorts with red and white trim to match his Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour, while Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova have neon and gold accents, respectively, on their dark blue dresses.  Click through to see those plus the attire for ladies Li Na, Victoria Azarenka and Petra Kvitova, let us know who’s got the best gear and stick with Sneaker News for more 2012 US Open gear.

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Nike Zoom Vapor Tour 9 – White – University Blue

July 29th, 2012 by | 2 comments

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It’s likely that you completely missed out on copping the Nike Zoom Vapor Tour 9 ’287′, which was a tribute to Roger Federer’s record-breaking spot at #1 (take that, Mariah Carey). There’s still some more tennis to played this season, so while it certainly would be an awesome treat to see R-Fed rock his Black/Gold ’287′ PEs, it’s more likely to see him wearing thi snew White/University Blue-Black colorway of his signature shoe. Such an supremely-design sneaker built for Federer’s top-notch game was actually designed by Tinker Hatfield on an iPad of all things, but that doesn’t mean the shoe is meant for light work. Eastbay has ‘em in stock if you’re looking to switch up your grass/clay-court footwear.

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Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour RF 287

July 16th, 2012 by | 3 comments

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No one has ever dominated men’s tennis like Roger Federer.  By any statistical measure, Federer has been better, longer than anyone else who’s ever swung a racquet, and Nike Tennis will honor the record-crushing 17-time Grand Slam winner with a new PE to celebrate his total eclipse of the man who’d most recently worn that crown.  RF just passed Pete Sampras with 287 weeks at number one in the ATP World Rankings, an accomplishment noted on the Certificate of Authenticity inside the Nike Zoom Vapor Tour 9 Tour RF ’287′ (which Federer apparently signed as a gift to himself).  ”#1 never left Roger, and it never will,” notes the transparent shield guarding those black and gold Vapor Tour 9s; click through so you can see for yourself if they match the stature of the legend they celebrate.

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Nike Tennis SW19 Footwear

June 16th, 2012 by | 2 comments

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Yeah you’ve got the whole Olympic fanfare set to take center stage in just over a month but before that gets underway London will, as always, play host to the oldest tennis tournament in the world. That tourney is the Championships at Wimbledon, a municipal area bearing the postal code SW19 which Nike has conveniently borrowed to name the collection of gear they’ll be dropping for the event. Focusing on the footwear side of things we’re looking at a new colorway of the Tinker Hatfield-helmed Nike Zoom Vapor Tour 9, along with some tennis-court clean versions of the Nike Lunar Speed 3, the Nike Air Max Courtballistec 4.3, and the Nike Zoom Breathe 2K11. Stay with us after the jump to check out each and let us know if you plan on picking up anything from the Nike SW19 colleciton.

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