World number 3 Roger Federer is all set to make his return to the tennis court after missing the inaugural ATP cup.
Federer will return at the Australian Open 2020 in the quest to win his twenty-first grand slam title.
Roger Federer’s outfit at the Australian Open will be as interesting as his run at the tournament.
What Is Roger Federer Wearing At The Tournament?
Roger Federer’s outfit at the Australian open 2020 will be sponsored by Uniqlo.
The Japanese brand has chosen a kit made up of a navy blue shirt and purple shorts. This will be combined with white socks, purple band and cuff.
However, Roger Federer will still continue to wear Nike shoes because of the agreement signed with the company previously. The Swiss star has worn a colour similar to purple in 2018.
Interestingly enough, despite all the problems Federer is facing regarding his stance on the climate, his outfit at the Australian Open 2020 will be environment-friendly.
The material used by Uniqlo to create the outfit is obtained after the Polyester fibre is recycled from PET bottles. Roger Federer had this to say about his outfit-
“I was surprised to hear that polyester can be recycled from PET bottles, maintaining functionality and comfort, which is indistinguishable from the DRY-EX fabric I previously wore.”
What Is Federer’s Status For The Australian Open?
At this point, it is really hard to determine where Federer stands in terms of performance.
The last time he was seen at the court was at the exhibition tournament in China. However, Federer got victories in both the doubles and the singles matches.
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Considering that his grand slam record is in serious danger of being broken in 2020, Roger Federer will try his best to ensure that he maintains it until his retirement.
However, considering the current form of Rafael Nadal, the chances seem very bleak.
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