ITF Press Release, November 7, 2019
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced three additional international sponsors for the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between Australia and France at the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia on 9-10 November.
Accor, AVJennings and Sothys join the Fed Cup family of sponsors that includes title sponsor BNP Paribas and international sponsor Adecco.
ITF President, David Haggerty said, “We are delighted to welcome Accor, AVJennings and Sothys as international sponsors of the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final. The Final promises to be a fantastic event with high class sporting action as the world’s best two teams of this year battle it out to be crowned Fed Cup Champions.”
Accor have created a range of experiences for their Le Club loyalty members to purchase giving them the opportunity to watch the final while staying at one of Accor’s 14 hotels located in Perth.
Accor Chief Operating Officer Pacific, Simon McGrath said, “Accor has been a long-time supporter of sport and tennis in particular, with a history of supporting tennis right here in Australia. As a French-owned company, the final between Australia vs France signifies a great coming together of interests for Accor.”
AVJennings, Australia’s iconic residential property developer is continuing its strong commitment to supporting women in sport.
AVJennings CEO, Peter Summers, said: “Ash Barty and the rest of the Australian team are great examples of what can be achieved when you set yourself a goal and work hard. So much of what we do at AVJennings is about aspiration and we couldn’t be more pleased to lend our support to these athletes who are at the top of their game.”
Sothys, a Paris-based cosmetics brand, is renewing its partnership with the Fed Cup and the ITF having been an international sponsor of the Fed Cup semi-final between France and Romania in Rouen in April.
“We have been partnering with French player Caroline Garcia for over two years now, who has been the icon of our sports line. So it made perfect sense to go further and support the Fed Cup semifinals and Final, as Sothys values are close to the those of women’s tennis. Wishing both teams all the best for the Final.”