Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

On the Radar

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

On the Radar

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THE FEDERER'S NEW CLOTHES HE IS the favourite to lift this year's men's trophy and eighttime Wimbledon champion Roger Federer was this week unveiled as Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo's newest Global Brand Ambassador.

After 10 years of wearing Nike sportswear, a partnership that was believed to be worth £7.5m a year, the Swiss star stepped onto Centre Court in his Uniqlo kit on Monday.

However he was still wearing Nike tennis shoes because Uniqlo don't currently make footwear.

A PERRY NICE BARGAIN WITH all eyes currently on the tennis at SW19, is there a cooler holdall to be carrying right now than this Fred Perry one? Founded by the three-time Wimbledon champ back in 1952, Fred Perry remains one of the most loved sportswear brands in the UK and its signature laurel wreath logo is unmistakeable. …

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