Chinese Tennis Association gives Head the nod

Dutch sports clothing company to sponsor governing body for four years.

Chinese Tennis Association gives Head the nod

The Chinese Tennis Association (CTA) has announced a four-year partnership with Head, which is effective from 2018.

The sports equipment brand will be the exclusive official tennis ball provider for all the Chinese tennis governing body’s events, as well as becoming the exclusive supplier of tennis racquet stringing services.

Head and its brand Penn are official tennis ball providers to five ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events, whilst Head is also the official provider of tennis racquet stringing services for ATP1000 tournaments the Indian Wells Masters, the Madrid Masters and the Paris Masters.

Chinese sports news site Yutang Sports reports that Peter Schott, general manager of international trade at Head, expressed his delight that the deal would ‘expand the brand’s tennis services business, as well as help promote the sport of tennis in China.’