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Asics expands global tennis sponsorships

Jan 10, 2020 Japan
Asics expands global tennis sponsorships
The Japan-based brand announced the sponsorship of Borna Coric and Caroline Garcia ahead of the start of the 2020 season. Iga Swiatek also joined Asics Tennis
New tennis partnerships were established with:
- Borna Coric from Croatia;
- Caroline Garcia from France;
- Iga Swiatek, emerging Polish talent.

Croatian-born Borna Coric is currently ranked 28th in the world, had 2 ATP titles under his belt along with numerous victories over some of the strongest players on tour over the last couple of years. Coric has so far achieved a career-best ranking of number 12 and at 22 years of age also reached the Shanghai Final as well as won a US Open Junior title at 16 years of age. Borna Coric will be playing in ASICS’ COURT FF™ 2 footwear.

Caroline Garcia is one of top French women’s players with a previous best ranking of 4th in the world. At 26 years of age she has won 7 WTA titles in singles as well as a French Open doubles title. Caroline Garcia will be wearing the GEL-RESOLUTION™ 8 footwear.

Continuing the emphasis on developing young talent Asics has confirmed a partnership with Iga Swiatek from Poland, a former Junior Grand Slam winner and "one of the rising stars in the game". She has won seven ITF singles titles and achieved a career-high singles ranking of world Number 49 on August 19th last year. Iga Swiatek will be wearing GEL-RESOLUTION™ 8 shoes.

“I would like to welcome Caroline, Borna and Iga to the Asics Tennis Family. We look forward to a mutually beneficial and successful partnership with each of the athletes as Asics continues to expand its footprint in global tennis”, commented Motoi Oyama, Chairman and CEO of Asics Corporation.

Image credits: Samuel-Elias on Unsplash

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