Monday, July 16, 2012
Babolat becomes shoe brand of Wimbledon
Babolat keeps upping it's sponsorship commitment in pro tennis and announced its new partnership with Wimbledon. Starting in 2013, and for a period of five years, Babolat will become the official shoe brand of The Championships, Wimbledon.
“Wimbledon is an iconic tennis tournament and an international tennis brand. With Wimbledon, we share both being at the origin of tennis and being on the cutting edge of the sport,” said Eric Babolat, Chairman and CEO of Babolat.
As from 2013, Babolat will equip the ball boys and girls during Wimbledon
Babolat is also a major sponsor of Roland Garros and claims to be the number one in racquet sales in the United States, Japan, France, Spain, and Italy. It sponsors racquets and strings for players including Rafael Nadal , Kim Clijsters, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga , Li Na and Andy Roddick.