After a long wait, the 134th edition of Wimbledon will finally commence on June 28. After the 2020 edition was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 edition is awaited with even more eagerness by the tennis frenetics across the globe.
As we gear up for the high-octane action, let’s just take a look at some of the important sponsors for Wimbledon 2021. As we have seen for many years, the sponsors are an integral part of any sporting event, especially at the highest level where the best in the world face each other.
Slazenger is the official ball supplier for Wimbledon 2021
Slazenger has been one of the oldest partners of the Wimbledon championships. It has been the Official Supplier of tennis balls to The Championships since 1902. Slazenger will supply around 54,250 balls for this year’s tournament. Like every year, every single ball will be thoroughly tested for weight, bounce, and compression.
World renowned clothing brand Ralph Lauren takes care of the uniforms for chair and line umpires feature classic navy blazers and cream-colored trousers. Ball persons will be seen wearing signature navy polos and sporty skirts or shorts.
The Polo-designers lay extreme emphasis on the fact that the colors chosen for the outfits must reflect the tradition, essence, and culture of Wimbledon championships. Mostly, the Club’s official colors, purple and green are utilized while designing the uniforms.
Along with that, several renowned brands are associated with Wimbledon. Jaguar is the Official Car of the Championships, and Evian has been chosen as the Official Water of the Championships. Brands like Lavazza, Stella Artois, Pimm’s, American Express, OPPO and Sipsmith, and a plethora of others have associated themselves with the marquee event.
|Official Payment Partner||American Express|
|Official Outfitter||Polo Ralph Lauren|
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