OREANDA-NEWS.  February 13, 2012.  UNIQLO, today announces plans for a new line of tennis apparel modeled on match wear created for Kei Nishikori, Japan's top-ranked male professional tennis player. The limited-run line for sale in Japan will closely resemble the look and feel of the actual kit worn by Mr. Nishikori at the 2012 Australian Open, where he became the first Japanese man to reach the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament in 80 years.

UNIQLO, the proud sponsor and creator of match wear for Mr. Nishikori since 2011, will launch sales of 12 new items ranging from shirts and shorts to accessories on Monday, April 2. This limited-run range will go on sale exclusively at the new UNIQLO Ginza Store in Tokyo, (opening March 16) and via the UNIQLO online store.