The Rolex Paris Masters and HEAD are pleased to announce the signing of the renewal of their partnership agreement up to 2020. A collaboration that continues to be around innovation and performance.

Official Ball and Official Cordeur of the Rolex Paris Masters, HEAD thus ensures the stringing service for the players and supplies the HEAD Tour ball during the tournament.

Throughout the Rolex Paris Masters, HEAD is actively involved in the "entertainment" aspect of the tournament and, this year, the Austrian brand is offering the famous "HEAD TO HEAD", which has always been a favorite with the Rolex Paris Masters. A tennis ball is thrown into the audience and the person who manages to catch it has the privilege of trading balls with a player on the center court. HEAD also offers spectators an introduction to rope with a stand located in the gallery of the AccorHotels Arena.

In addition, HEAD has two sales areas allowing the public to find many "tennis" products signed by the famous sports equipment manufacturer.

« We are particularly proud to continue our collaboration with HEAD, which displays a great loyalty to our tournament. We have the privilege of being able to rely on a brand that is at the forefront of technology like the Rolex Paris Masters ", explains Bernard Giudicelli, President of the French Tennis Federation.

"The renewal of this partnership as the official supplier of bullets and official string of the Rolex Paris Masters is excellent news for us, because our presence on this prestigious tournament helps us to strengthen the success of our balls in Europe and beyond", says Ottmar Barbian, Executive Vice President of Racquet Sports for HEAD. He adds "We are delighted by the trust given by the FFT. Being a partner of the Rolex Paris Masters is both a privilege and an excellent opportunity to demonstrate our total commitment to tennis both internationally and locally. "

Please find attached the photo with Ottmar Barbian (Executive Vice President Racquet Sports for HEAD) and Guy Forget (Director of Rolex Paris Masters) / Photo credit: Jean-Charles Caslot / FFT.

Last ATP Masters 1000 of the season, the Rolex Paris Masters will take place this year from 26 October to 3 November 2019 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris. This appointment is one of the nine most important tournaments of the circuit, after the four Grand Slam lifts. Organized by the French Tennis Federation and directed by Guy Forget, this event remains, more than thirty years after its creation (1986), one of the biggest indoor tournaments in the world. This appointment always provokes a real craze of the public. The 2018 edition had recorded more than 140 000 viewers.

HEAD TENNIS, a division of HEAD UK Ltd, is an international supplier and distributor of high quality branded equipment, apparel, footwear and tennis balls. Since its inception in the 1960 years, when Howard Head, the founder of HEAD, introduced the aluminum racket, HEAD TENNIS has consistently provided innovative high-performance design products to athletes of all ages. levels. Many of the greatest ATP and WTA players of today and tomorrow, such as Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev, Marin Cilić, Sloane Stephens, Bianca Andreescu and Cori Gauff, are part of the HEAD TENNIS family.

Franck Binisti

Franck Binisti discovers the padel at the Pyramid Club in 2009 in the Paris region. Since then padel is part of his life. You often see him touring France by going to cover the big French paddle events.