Energy company GDF Suez has expanded its presence in French tennis by becoming an official partner of the French Open at Roland Garros under a five-year deal.
GDF Suez becomes the energy and sustainable development partner of the clay court tournament – one of tennis’s four annual grand slam events.
As part of its sponsorship activation, GDF Suez will undertake educational initiatives on the theme of social and environmental responsibility. The financial terms of the agreement were undisclosed.
GDF Suez has been a partner of the French Tennis Federation for the past 22 years and also backs the French women’s team in the international Fed Cup tournament.
It will join IBM, Emirates, FedEx, Lacoste, Longines, Perrier and Peugeot on the second tier of the French Open’s commercial portfolio.