BNP Paribas and tennis
In 2013 BNP Paribas is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its partnership with the French Open championships at Roland Garros. This long-term commitment has, over the years, been extended to all types and levels of tennis all over the world, including both individual and team competitions, wheelchair tennis, local family clubs, and from coaching for beginners to the major pro tournaments. Based on this long experience, BNP Paribas has also launched the wearetennis.com website, a meeting-point where tennis fans from all over the world can follow the latest news from the ATP, WTA and ITF circuits. BNP Paribas is today the world number one partner of tennis.
Professionnel Tennis: Main sponsor of Roland Garros, Title sponsor of the TEB-BNP Paribas WTA Championships, sponsor of 4 ATP Masters 1000 (BNP Paribas Masters - Paris, Monte Carlo Rolex Masters, Internazionali BNL d'Italia - Rome & BNP Paribas Open - Indian Wells ), Title sponsor of the Davis Cup and the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, Partner of the Brussels Open with BNP Paribas Fortis, of the Bank of the West Classic - California, of the Grand Prix Hassan II - Casablanca, of the Grand Prix SARS Leila Meriem - Fès, of the 'Open 13 - Marseille, of the Moselle Open, of the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open, of the AEGON Championships - London, of the Open de Nice, of the Open Sud de France...
Exhibitions: BNP Paribas Showdown - NYC et HK, BNP Paribas tennis classic - Hurlingham, BNP Paribas Zurich Open...
Wheelchair Tennis: BNP Paribas Open, BNP Paribas World Team Cup...
Academic & Rising Star Tennis: Junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, Master'U BNP Paribas, BNP Paribas Cup, BNP Paribas National Tennis Academy of Dublin, BNP Paribas Junior Tennis Masters-Athens...
Amateur Tennis: Sponsor of the BNP Paribas family trophy and more than 550 tournaments accross the world. Working through partnerships with more than 20 national tennis federations. Engaged with tens charities like "fête le mur" as well as mainspring of many social projects attached to tennis.
About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in 80 countries with nearly 200,000 employees, including more than 150,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.
StarGames, LLC (www.stargamesinc.com) is a fully integrated sports marketing, management and entertainment company based outside of Boston, MA. Now in its 18th year, StarGames represents current and former professional athletes, produces original content for mass media distribution, operates its own broadband television channels and produces live and made for television events. In 2008, StarGames orchestrated the return of tennis to Madison Square Garden with what is now the BNP Paribas Showdown which has become the crown jewel in the annual celebration for the sport under the World Tennis Day and Tennis Night in America umbrella. More recently, StarGames produced the third season of World of Tennis presented by BNP Paribas and turned the Caesars Tribute figure skating show into an annual salute to the world's most popular winter sport.
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