From the ground up

With the 2017 US Open in full swing at Flushing Meadows, the undisputed GOAT of tennis, Roger Federer, took some time out of his hectic schedule for a spot of sneaker shopping.

Being a long term signee of Nike, the Swiss maestro’s choice is somewhat limited, but that doesn’t dampen his enthusiasm in any way. He explains how he fell in love with the Jumpman while watching Michael Jordan on TV as a kid, before regaling host Joe LaPuma with a story on his time spent with Tinker Hatfield.

He might be in his mid-30s, but Federer seems impervious to the aging process. Still ice-cool both on and off the court, he makes a beeline for the recently released Supreme x Nike Air More Uptempo silhouette, revealing how he was recently gifted a pair. (Just last week, he was spotted training in another hype sneaker, the Virgil Abloh x Air Jordan 1. Peep that image below.)

@rogerfederer brings the @off____white AJ 1s to court. ?: @fcphotography

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Watch the Complex video above, and then check out a previous episode with PSG superstar Neymar below.

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