Tennis SA has signed a two year sponsorship deal with leading sports equipment manufacturer Wilson as the ‘Official Ball of Tennis SA’ effective 1 July 2012.
Tennis SA welcomed the partnership with Wilson as a positive step forward for the South Australian tennis community.
“Wilson has a long and established history in supporting Australian tennis from the Australian Open through to grass roots sport. We are looking forward to working locally with the Wilson team to service our clubs and associations.” said Steven Baldas, Tennis SA CEO.
Anthony Voyage, Commercial Manager – Wilson Racquet Sports said they are excited to partner with Tennis SA.
“This decision is a natural one for Wilson. Through the partnership we will have the opportunity to directly work with those associated with growing the sport, which allows us stronger links to our grass roots customers and closer engagement with all tiers of the tennis community. We look forward to fostering a sustained relationship with Tennis SA and its associates.”
The Official Tennis Ball of the first grand slam of the year “down under” in Australia, which features Optivis felt from Milliken for better visibility on all court surfaces will be used through Tennis SA sanctioned tournaments and competitions, including the National Tennis League and World Tennis Challenge.
Wilson Racquet Sports is a division of Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sports equipment and owned by Amer Sports. For more information, visit wilson.com.
For further information
Clare Chapman, Marketing & Sponsorship Manager, 0412 484 453