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Roger Federer changes shoes for second-round match at Wimbledon

Roger Federer went to white-soled shoes (left) in the second round after wearing orange-soled shoes in the first round. (Getty Images)

Roger Federer

Roger Federer changed his shoes for his second-round match at Wimbledon on Wednesday at the All England Club's request.

The seven-time champion was asked to ditch the orange-soled Nike shoes (above, right) that he wore in the first round because they violated the tournament's dress code of predominantly white tennis attire.

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Federer took the court Wednesday in white-soled shoes (above, left) for his match against Sergiy Stakhovsky on Centre Court. reported some details on the banned shoes.

The orange soles are a special version of its Zoom Vapor shoes made for Federer. ... The shoes were sold in limited edition on Monday for $140 on The shoes already have sold out.

Nike wasted little time reacting to the shoe change: