Before there was Roger or Andy or Pete or Andre there was Pancho Gonzales: the Mexican-American who dominated 1950s tennis with a patented, rocketing serve. Gonzales spent longer at world number one – eight whole years – than anyone to this day.
Had the Open Era fallen a little closer to his peak, Gonzales would surely have cleaned up many more than his two Grand Slams – and might have even put a serious dint into the legacy of his legendary rival, Rod Laver. (What's sport without the what ifs?)
K-Swiss pay homage to Gonzales with a new take on their Adcourt’72 trainer. Same slick silhouette, plus some world-number-one-worthy punch: gold eyelets, signature detailing, and Pancho’s winning mug, right there, on your foot.