Sponsors are an integral part of any sport. They don’t just make various sporting events possible but they also support players and help them evolve into better versions of themselves. In Tennis, a racquet sponsor is the most important one. These sports equipment brands sit with the players and customize their racquets as per their personal requirements. The players return the favor by endorsing the brand across all platforms.
Here are the personal racquet sponsors of the top tennis players of our time:
Roger Federer – Wilson
The tennis racquet used by Roger Federer is made for him by sports equipment company Wilson.
Serena Williams – Wilson
Serena is a partner of Wilson Sporting Goods Co. for many years.
Rafael Nadal – Babolat
Babolat has been sponsoring Nadal since he was just 13 years old.
Novak Djokovic -Head
American-Dutch sports and clothing company, Head, takes care of Djokovic’s tennis racquets.
Alexander Zverev – Head
Zverev’s been a fan of Head since the age of 5. Luckily for him, when he turned pro, he got support from the brand.
Dominic Thiem – Babolat
Dominic uses tennis racquets made by French tennis, badminton, and squash equipment company, Babolat.
Milos Raonic – Wilson
Milos Raonic is too sponsored by Wilson.
Stanislas Wawrinka – Yonex
Stan’s racquets are created by Japanese sporting equipment brand, Yonex.
Andy Murray – Head
Britain’s tennis star, Andy Murray, plays his game with Head racquets.
Kei Nishikori – Wilson
Wilson signed a lifetime deal with Kei in the second half of 2015.
Garbiñe Muguruza – Babolat
Garbiñe’s tennis kit is created by Babolat.
Marin Čilić – Head
Marin signed a three-year endorsement deal with Head in 2015.
Naomi Osaka – Yonex
Naomi uses Yonex racquets in her games.
Caroline Wozniacki – Bibelot
A few years back, Caroline parted ways from Yonex to join hands with Babolat.
Juan Martín del Potro – Wilson
Like many others above, Wilson also sponsors Juan Martín del Potro.
Maria Sharapova – Head
Head has been handling Maria’s tennis racquets since 2011.
John Isner – Prince
John is the only tennis player from the top squad who uses Prince’s tennis kit.
John Millman – Tecnifibre
Tecnifibre has been manufacturing John Millman’s tennis gear for a few years now.
Venus Williams – Wilson
Similar to her sister, Serena, Venus is also a partner of Wilson.
Categories: Tennis Sponsorships