Sponsorship Trends To Watch In Nike has also sponsored many other successful track and field athletes over the years, such as Carl Lewis , Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Sebastian Coe.
Some may get some free clothes off whatever brand, but they're certainly not getting paid to wear the outfits. I don't know about this year so you're probably right, but Allertova didn't wear Lotto last year. She wore some unknown brand whose's logo consists of a T with a tennisball next to it. But because of her rise up the rankings I guess someone surely has offered her a better deal.
Play my new Sporcle Quiz! Junior Girls Top Rena- a tennis great! Larsson not wearing IKEA puzzles me. I hope she doesn't drive a car the way she drives her groundstrokes!
Sad to see players without sponsors I read in a different thread that Timea Babos is no longer with Adidas, but I'm not sure if that is true. Last edited by Halloo; Jan 18th, at Originally Posted by Halloo View Post. Quote message in reply? In order to be able to post messages on the TennisForum. Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below. BB code is On. This website is unofficial and an independently operated source of news and information not affiliated with any team or organisation.
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. The ATP currently works with 11 companies, up from one top-tier partner Mercedes-Benz and several smaller partners ten years ago. Emirates Airlines over the past 18 months has made a significant push into tennis with high-profile deals at the sanctioning body and tournament levels.
In the states, the U. The hospital will provide medical experts for the U. Open and help the governing body develop programs that promote physical fitness and other health and wellness initiatives. Growing popularity of tennis. The growing popularity of tennis around the world is driving renewed corporate interest in the sport. The ATP had million viewers in and million in Total broadcast hours of ATP events were up more than 30 percent globally in , reaching more than , hours for the first time.
More focus on social media. Like other types of properties, a growing number of rightsholders have found success by offering social media extensions. The WTA manages the Facebook accounts for 18 players, a service it leverages to provide sponsors added value.
The growing number of venue upgrades is creating new sponsorship opportunities. The sponsorship will help them tell that story. Other organizations that have announced new stadium developments include the USTA, which last year unveiled a strategic plan for the Billy Jean King National Tennis Center, and the All England Lawn Tennis Club, which last month announced a plan to redevelop the iconic tennis venue in Wimbledon, England.
Other brands – Lotto, Under Armour, Sergio Tacchini, Uniqlo, Yonex, Asics, Joma, Lacoste, New Balance, Mizuno and Hydrogen – sponsor either one or two of the high-profile players. The best 30 male players play with six different brands of rackets: Wilson (11), Babolat (8), Head (6), Yonex, Prince (each 2) and Dunlop Srixon (1). Wilson, which sells popular tennis rackets, is the only sponsor of the Australian that endorses many players. French Open The sponsor list for the French is almost twice as long as the Aussie Open, with sponsors such as BNP Paribas, IBM, Emirates, Fedex, Lacoste, Longines, Perrier, Peugeot and Moet & . Sep 29, · Re: Clothing sponsors of WTA Players I don't know about this year so you're probably right, but Allertova didn't wear Lotto last year. She wore some unknown brand whose's logo consists of a T with a tennisball next to it.