In 1971 the partnership between Lacoste and the Parisian tournament began. Since 2019 and the signing of the exclusive partnership, the Crocodile has been dressing referees, linesmen and finally, ball collectors. The 2020 collection proposed by the brand is a perfect embodiment of the spirit of the Paris tournament and the brand's stylistic codes.
This new technical and high-performance collection pays homage to a meeting: that of sport and French-style elegance. The functional silhouettes imagined by Lacoste are dedicated to the assiduous players on the courts, who pay attention to details and the choice of materials guaranteeing optimum playing comfort without neglecting style.
The dress of the ball pickers
During the tournament, the ball pickers play a vital role alongside the players on the court. This year, Lacoste presents a new collection for ball collectors for the 2020 edition of Roland-Garros. Tennis players who love the elegance of the Roland Garros ball collectors will be delighted to find their favorite pieces. It is available for all locker rooms, men, women, boys and girls.
This year, the ball collectors are wearing a unique outfit in athletic colors: red and navy blue. Inspired by comfort and freedom of movement, Lacoste made a red polo shirt with an iconic sporty look, made of ultra-dry breathable cotton pique. Equipped with a small open collar with a contrasting placket, it stands out with striped side-by-side finishes on the collar and bottom sleeves.
Match it with the skirt from the women's collection or the shorts for men. The sleek mini skirt from the collection is made of stretchy, breathable jersey with ultra-dry properties. It ensures a perfect comfort during the effort and its design signs a sporty and feminine look. The tennis shorts, for its part, imposes its elegant style from the outset. Its design in stretch and breathable taffeta provides players and collectors with unbeatable comfort.
Add to your outfit the tennis wrist, a must-have sports accessory that will provide effective absorption and real comfort during play. It is available in three elegant colors: navy blue, white and red. Let yourself also be seduced by the Lacoste unisex shoes from the ball boys. In navy blue, these technical sneakers have a look that combines performance and aesthetics.
Make a statement on the courts with the ball boy's tracksuit, which includes a zip-up hooded sweatshirt and jogging pants. The pants are made of durable quilted pique fabric and come with the official French Open badge and contrasting side stripes. As for the sweatshirt, it features the emblematic colors of the tournament and is made of resistant piqué. It features contrasting stripes along the arms and clay-colored ribbed cuffs and bottom of the garment.