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What Tennis Shoes Does Rafael Nadal Actually Use?

Updated: Jun 20

Rafael Nadal is among many other top tennis players that use custom sneakers with significant differences from signature retail pairs available for purchase by retailers.

Rafa Nadal is notoriously superstitious, so it comes as no surprise that he doesn't always change sneaker models with annual updates. Nadal's custom pairs do not feature the air max bubble from some of his endorsed shoes like the Nike Courtballistec 4.3, and his pairs also have a detached tongue.