Back to basics: We always want Rafa to dress up his Wimbledon appearances with a polo — defending champ and all — but we understand if he wants the pomp and circ to take a back seat to getting through two weeks of grasscourt play. So crewneck tee it is!
As the top seed, Nadal took care of American Michael Russell in a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 win and next faces Ryan Sweeting, who needed five sets to beat Pablo Andujar 3-6, 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (1), 6-1. (Bracket: How TSF thinks the men’ll stack up this year.)
Buy: Nike Ace Lawn Crew, $65, in white/treasure blue, TW.
More photos: See a few more detail shots — plus pics of his warm-up jacket and on-court duffel — all
Rafael Nadal’s bold style hits the lawn with a memorable look in the Nike Ace Lawn Crew and Nike Fearless Woven Short, designed for the ultimate in breathability and comfort. He’s primed to defend his championship.
(match photos by Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images; detail images courtesy of Nike)