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Wilson Is Now Official Ball of Roland Garros

Roland Garros will carry a new bounce in 2020.

Wilson has signed on as the official ball and stringer for the French Open and French Tennis Federation.

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The five-year pact begins in 2020. Wilson is also the official ball of the US Open.

Wilson will provide a new co-branded, high-performance tennis ball designed specifically for the famous clay courts of Roland Garros. The new ball will be used for all matches during Roland-Garros and for various pre-tournament activations starting in 2020.

In addition to equipment provided for the tournament, Wilson and the FFT will launch a range of co-branded, premium Wilson/Roland Garros products including tennis balls, rackets, string, tennis bags, and accessories.

“We are very proud to welcome Wilson as an official partner of Roland Garros and the French Tennis Federation," French Tennis Federation President Bernard Giudicelli said. "This partnership, which is built for the long term, is based on shared values such as performance and innovation.

"This double signing with Wilson, a world-renowned brand, will increase Roland Garros’ international exposure while encouraging French people to take up tennis, particularly young people, who represent the future of our clubs.


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During the French Open, Wilson will operate an experiential retail space where Roland Garros guests can learn more about the brand and its vision for the future of tennis, as well as choosing from a broad collection of innovative Wilson tennis products. Wilson will also provide its equipment for tennis fans to use in the various tennis-themed activities in the FFT’s Ten ‘Up area.

In addition to the partnership with Roland Garros, Wilson also becomes the Official Partner of the FFT and the Official Ball of the French national tennis championships and as such will be actively involved in various programmes, such as “Raquettes FFT,” “Fête du Tennis,” “Tennis à l’école,” Galaxie Tennis, “classement tennis,” and “Tournois Multi-Chances”