Roger Federer confirms shock Uniqlo switch

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"Uniqlo will help Mr. Federer continue taking tennis to new places while exploring innovations in a number of areas including technology and design with him", Uniqlo founder and chairman Tadashi Yanai said in a statement.

Signing Federer is a coup for Uniqlo, a Japanese brand that has made inroads in the United States since opening its first store in 2006.

As Uniqlo doesn't yet manufacture trainers, Federer was still wearing Nike trainers for his first match of Wimbledon against Dusan Lajovic.

Many fans watching the Swiss maestro on court, however, simply couldn't come to terms with the fact he was no longer kitted out in Nike gear.

While it may not seem like a big deal, it signalled the end of an nearly two-decade association with Nike, with whom Federer's trademark insignia has become synonymous with the company's tennis apparel.

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Throughout his illustrious tennis career, Federer has become synonymous with Nike to the extent that he even had his own range (RF) with the sportswear giants. The Swoosh was given the chance to match Uniqlo's offer and declined. We share a goal of making positive change in the world, and I hope together we can bring the highest quality of life to the greatest number of people.

"I really haven't played her before".

Roger Federer began his title defence at Wimbledon with an easy 6-1, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Serbia's Dusan Lajovic at the Centre Court on Monday. "They are mine. The good thing is it's not theirs forever".

Reports earlier this month suggested that the 36-year-old was preparing to end his career-long association with Nike in favour of a ten-year deal with Uniqlo after seeing his deal with the United States sportswear brand expire in March.

Federer will be the biggest tennis player to partner with Uniqlo, who were the apparel sponsors of Novak Djokovic till 2017, after which he switched to Lacoste.

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