A Recently, the most prominent male tennis players that have worn Adidas apparel are Novak Djokovic (until 2009) and Andy Murray (2009-2014). Adidas declined to resign Djokovic in favor of Murray in 2009; a decision that probably proved a marketing disaster for the German sportswear brand: Djokovic became World No.1 and won fourteen grand slam championships. The first notable tennis players that Adidas endorsed were Stan Smith, Rod Laver and Ilie Nastase. Laver, Smith and Nastase became the World No.1 tennis player in the 1960's and 1970's, respectively, and Adidas named tennis shoes in their honour. The Adidas Stan Smith is the companies best selling sneaker, and is still manufactured. The shoe is so famous that is may actually rival the renown of the player; Smith won two grand slam titles but is largely forgotten by young tennis fans. Since the late 1960's Adidas have endorsed a wide range of tennis players; the success of the Adidas Stan Smith shoe has ensured that the company has always focused on making tennis shoes and having them endorsed by the top tennis player of any era. A random list of tennis players who have been endorsed by Adidas includes: Andy Murray, Ana Ivanovic, Anna Kournikova, Caroline Wozniacki, Daniela Hantuchová, Jennifer Capriati, Justine Henin, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Fernando Verdasco, Francesca Schiavone, Gilles Simon, Fernando González, Flavia Pennetta, Kristina Mladenovic, Kevin Curren,Ilie Nastase, Ivan Lendl, Martina Hingis, Melanie Oudin, Novak Djokovic, Rod Laver, Stefan Edberg, Steffi Graf, Simona Halep, Sorana Cîrstea and Tim Henman.