French Open: This year's high-tech tennis apparel

The French Open will be getting under way at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris on Sunday, May 26. Several tennis champs will be competing, starting with the current World No. 1-ranked player Novak Djokovic, who was a finalist at Roland Garros in 2012. Here's what the six favorites in men's singles, including reigning title-holder Rafael Nadal, will be wearing on the court.

Novak Djokovic - UniqloThe world's top-seeded player will be dressed by Uniqlo, which has been sponsoring the Serbian powerhouse for over a year now. On the clay court in Paris, Djokovic will probably be sporting canary yellow apparel, the same color he wore to victory at Monte-Carlo in April. In the meantime, fans can get a gander at the Novak Djokovic Performance Wear he donned for the Australian Open in January on Uniqlo's web site.

David Ferrer - LottoThe top-seeded Spanish player (ahead of Rafael Nadal) opts for the Matrix line: garments finished in titanium crystal, which ensures the release of negative ions that "help to expel sweat quickly," according to the manufacturer, and provide a sensation of well-being. The outfit is rounded out by Raport Ultra IV Speed tennis shoes, featuring a slightly concave outsole using so-called ReactiveArch technology for "maximum cushioning, stability and energy return on impact with the ground." Matrix T-shirt: €50 Matrix shorts: €35 Raptor Ultra IV shoes: €130

Rafael Nadal - NikeThe Majorcan tennis star is fitted out by Nike, which has made it a point of honor to maximize the comfort of his apparel, using moisture-absorbing Dri-FIT technology, to optimize the athlete's physical performance. The "King of Clay" will be sporting silver and salmon-colored apparel at this year's French Open. T-shirt: €65 Shorts: €50 Nike Air Courtballistec 4.3 shoes: €125

Roger Federer - NikeRafael Nadal's arch-rival will again be wearing an outfit specially dedicated to him and bearing his monogram. The fabrics are in shades of gray with a hint of apple-green. T-shirt: €70 Shorts: €50 Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour shoes: €125

Juan Martin Del Potro - NikeThe Argentine player, ranked seventh in the world and a serious contender for top billing, is attired by Nike in fabrics with built-in UVA and UVB protection, in case of long-drawn-out matches in the searing sunshine. "Delpo" will be clad in metallic gray with a touch of pink.T-shirt: €55 Shorts: €45 Nike Air Max Cage shoes: €110

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga - AdidasFrance's No. 1 player is fitted out by Adidas, whose color scheme this year stars blue and yellow. The T-shirt and shorts feature ClimaCool ventilation technology to keep the athlete cool even in the heat of battle.T-shirt: €45 Shorts: €45 Adizero Feather II shoes: €125