The Calgary National Bank Challenger today announced a partnership deal between Yonex Canada and the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre to serve as the Official Tennis Apparel Supplier & Stringer for the Calgary National Bank Challenger which is taking place October 13 – 21, 2018.
Yonex will provide Tennis Apparel to tournament officials, staff, ball kids and volunteers during the Calgary National Bank Challenger as well as providing stringing services for the ATP Challenger Tour Players participating at the Calgary Challenger. Yonex is also the Official Stringer of the Australian Open.
In addition to partnering with the Calgary National Bank Challenger, Yonex Canada will also partner with the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre and will serve as the Official Tennis Apparel Supplier to the professional staff and its junior high performance program players.
As well, they will also be the Title Sponsor for the Yonex Calgary U18 ITF Junior Event which is taking place May 26 – June 2, 2018 as well as serving as a premium partner for Birmingham Wheelchair Tennis National Championships taking place in November 2018.
“We are fortunate to have Yonex Canada as a partner for the Calgary National Bank Challenger and our various activities at the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre. The commitment made by Yonex is very significant and will have a positive impact on our events and players ”said, Danny Da Costa, General Manager of the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre and the Tournament Director of National Bank Challenger.
“Yonex is extremely pleased to be able to partner with the Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre as Official Clothing and Stringing Partner for the upcoming Calgary National Bank Challenger. We look forward to helping bring top professional tennis to the Alberta tennis market for at least the next 3 years. Yonex is committed to increasing awareness and participation of tennis in Canada at all levels and looks forward to working with Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre to achieve this goal”, said Paul Staudzs National Sales & Marketing Manager for Yonex Canada.
Yonex Canada has made great in-roads in tennis over the past number of years and currently sponsor Canadian ATP rising star Denis Shapovalov and several up-and-coming Canadian tennis players.
Please contact Tournament Director Danny Da Costa for more information.
ABOUT THE OSTEN & VICTOR ALBERTA TENNIS CENTRE
The OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre is a non-profit, state-of-the-art tennis centre, which opened in the spring of 2016. The Tennis Centre has proudly welcomed the local community with year-round access to tennis. With a total of 13 world-class championship tennis courts (8 indoor / 5 outdoor), multiple court viewing areas, a fitness studio, food service area and administrative offices for Tennis Alberta and Tennis Canada, the centre has become the heart of Calgary’s growing tennis community. The Centre has welcomed over 150,000 Calgarians since it has opened its doors and provides instruction to thousands of Calgarian’s each year. The Centre offers Programs and services for members and non-members of all ages and abilities and has redefined the standard for major tennis facilities in Canada.
For more information www.albertatenniscentre.ca
ABOUT THE CALGARY NATIONAL BANK CHALLENGER
The ingural edition of the Calgary National Bank Challenger will take place at the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre from October 13 – 21, 2018. The $75,000 + H Challenger is a professional event on the ATP Challenger Tour. The Challenger will be the largest indoor professional event in Canada and the largest professional tennis event staged in Alberta.
For more information www.challengerbanquenationale.com/en/
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