September 10, 2011 BY John Kim
#2 Seed Rafael Nadal is on a mission to defend his U.S. Open Title, and coming out on top might mean re-capturing that #1 seed from Djokovic. Nadal, who already won a Major at Roland Garros and was the runner-up at Wimbledon, will likely face #1 ranked Novak Djokovic or #3 ranked friendly nemesis Roger Federer in a dream-scenario Final at the Open. While we already know what gear Nadal will be wearing (the Air Max Courtballistec 3.3), here’s an advanced look at next year’s gear – the Nike Air Max Courtballistec 4.3. It features the same cage-ventilated DragOn 2X upper with a lightweight Hyperfuse-like material by the Swoosh – all supported by Max Air and Lunarlon cushioning. Continue reading for further detailed look at the Courtballistec 4.3 and the accompanying Nadal Polo and let us know what you think. via CK.