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Federer, Nadal and Williams star as Nike recreates iconic ‘Street Tennis’ ad in NYC

Federer, Nadal and Williams star as Nike recreates iconic ‘Street Tennis’ ad in NYC

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Nike assembles the biggest names in tennis, past and present to stage recreation of iconic ‘Street Tennis’ advert, 20 years on. See Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova joined by the original cast of Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi here…

It has been 20 years since Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi first appeared in Nike's guerrilla 'Street Tennis' commercial, shutting down a busy New York street junction and show boating their skills. Now Nike reunites the legendary pair, together with some of tennis' current biggest names, in celebration of the anniversary.  

Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova all showed up to knock out some volleys on the street in the Greenwich Village neighbourhood of New York, as tennis stars assemble in the city ahead of the imminent New York Open tournament. 

Tennis' biggest character and eight-time-grand-slam winner, John McEnroe, took up the umpire's position and entertained the assembled crowd with his lively banter. Anna Wintour could be seen front row, enjoying the friendly competition. Take a look at the tennis stars in action below... 

Nike Holds a Tennis Match on the Streets of New York

Nike Holds a Tennis Match on the Streets of New York

Nike Holds a Tennis Match on the Streets of New York

Nike Holds a Tennis Match on the Streets of New York

Nike Holds a Tennis Match on the Streets of New York

Nike Holds a Tennis Match on the Streets of New York

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