Rafael Nadal has nothing left to prove at Roland Garros, but that isn’t going to stop the Spaniard from going for an unprecedented eighth career French Open title when the action kicks off today in Paris. Nadal’s relationship with Nike has resulted in some memorable shoe models over the last decade. To compliment his unmistakable natural abilities, Nike has continued to supply Nadal with high performance tennis sneakers designed to slay the clay. As we gear up for the 2013 French Open, let’s take a moment to look back at the shoes worn by the former world No. 1 on the red stuff.
Here’s The Complete Sneaker History of Rafael Nadal at the French Open: