06 Jan Asics Announces New Tennis Sponsorships
Asics announced the sponsorship of Borna Coric, Caroline Garcia and Iga Swiatek ahead of the start of the 2020 tennis season.
Croatian talent Coric is currently ranked 28th in the world, had 2 ATP titles under his belt along with numerous victories over some of the strongest players on tour over the last couple of years. Coric has so far achieved a career-best ranking of number 12 and at 22 years of age also reached the Shanghai Final as well as won a US Open Junior title at 16 years of age.
Coric will be playing in Asics’ Court FF™ 2 footwear.
“I am looking forward to joining the growing Asics Tennis Family. Asics shoes have been recognised by professionals from different sports as probably the best and I can’t be happier to have gotten a chance to play in them. I’m looking forward to the joint successes,” said Coric.
Caroline Garcia is one of top French women’s players with a previous best ranking of 4th in the world. At 26 years of age she has won 7 WTA titles in singles as well as a French Open doubles title.
Caroline Garcia will be wearing the GEL-Resolution 8 footwear. “I am excited to join the Asics family, a great brand that has a lot of history,” said Garcia.
Asics is additionally committed to the development of young talent which saw the brand partner with the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy in 2019. To further the emphasis on developing young talent Asics has confirmed a partnership with Iga Swiatek from Poland, a former Junior Grand Slam winner and one of the rising stars in the game.
“I would like to welcome Caroline, Borna and Iga to the Asics Tennis Family. We look forward to a mutually beneficial and successful partnership with each of the athletes as Asics continues to expand its footprint in global tennis,” said Motoi Oyama, chairman/CEO of Asics Corporation.