January 19, 2009
#12 seed Gael Monfils has switched to the new Prince EXO3 Rebel
Monfils has recently knocked off world #1 Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick in weeks leading up to Melbourne and is hoping to continue his inspired play with his new frame Down Under.
Prince's EXO3 (See WATR's posts) ground-breaking racquet technology is being used by others in addition to Monfils - qualifier Xavier Malisse and Shahar Peer among others.
This Australian Open markes the first time in Prince history that the brand has a significant presence in footwear and apparel at the grand slam tournament.
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January 12, 2009
01/06/09 - Kennelbach - Austria - HEAD announced that the company has signed a long term agreement with tennis superstar Novak Djokovic of Serbia, who currently ranks third in the South African Airways ATP ranking. Djokovic will make his debut as a HEAD athlete at the Brisbane International this week. The partnership became effective on January 1st, 2009. Continue reading: "HEAD Signs World No. 3 Novak Djokovic"
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January 11, 2009
Austria - Kennelbach - January 2009 - HEAD proudly presents the endorsement of the Egyptian squash pro and World No.1 Karim Darwish. The partnership became effective on January 1st 2009. Continue reading: "HEAD Signs Squash World No. 1 Karim Darwish"
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January 9, 2009
Ace Authentic isn't a new company, although admittedly I didn't know about them - their collectors' cards have been around for years. In 2008 they put out special line for Roland Garros was developed. Each box of officially licensed French Open cards contained one original card signed by the player. And cards containing a piece of an actual jersey (right) worn by a player were randomly scattered in boxes sold at retail.
I sure wish I could've added this to the Holiday Gift Guide, it surely would have made young tennis players very happy.
FYI, they're working toward similar deals with the Australian Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open.
Check out their website
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