French Open

State carrier Emirates has renewed its premium partner sponsorship of Roland Garros for another five years

French carmaker Renault has signed as a premium partner of the Roland Garros tennis grand slam tournament for five years, from 2022 to 2026

Infosys extended its French Open sponsorship for five more years – at a nearly 15 per cent fee increase – based on the success of its initial three-year contract. Matthew Glendinning reports.

Sponsorships of the four tennis Grand Slams – plus the ATP and WTA Tours – had a combined contract value of approximately $373m (€322m) in 2021, up about one per cent on the $369m recorded last year.

Chinese smartphone brand Oppo’s campaign around the 2020 French Open spanned online and on-site initiatives to promote the 5G Find X2 Pro handset, primarily targeting young adults.

Official airline Emirates activated its rights around the delayed 2020 French Open to promote the fact that, post lockdown, its Dubai-Paris flights had restarted.

Golf’s French Open has been dropped from the European Tour calendar for 2021. The lack of a title sponsor has been cited as one of the reasons for its omission from the 2021 calendar.

The sponsorships of the four tennis Grand Slams – plus the ATP and WTA Tours – had a combined contract value of approximately $367m in 2020.

The French Open tennis tournament expects slightly lower sponsorship revenues as a result of last week’s reduction in the number of fans allowed to attend Paris’ grand slam tournament, but has reasons to …

The French Open tennis championship at Roland Garros later this month will allow entry to up to 11,500 fans per day - Reuters/CNA

BNP Paribas highlighted its deep commitment to French tennis around the 2019 French Open by creating mementoes from the physical matter of Roland-Garros’ Number One Court as its was dismantled for redevelopment.

After months of speculation, the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup is reportedly set to be postponed this week. Australian media reports say an official announcement will be made on Friday.

World Athletics has halted the process allowing Russian track and field athletes to compete internationally as neutral athletes after Russian Athletics missed a deadline to pay a $6

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has signed a five-year agreement with sports retailer Wilson Sporting Goods. The brand becomes a sponsor of both the FFT itself and the French Open grand slam tournament

SportBusiness Sponsorship presents extensive research into partnerships at the four tennis Grand Slams – Wimbledon, Roland-Garros, the US Open and the Australian Open.

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has struck two deals for the Roland-Garros grand slam tournament.

French mineral water brand Perrier has agreed a four-year extension to its longstanding partnership with Roland-Garros, home of the French Open tennis grand slam