Les Petits As announces new collaboration with Wilson

TARBES (June 18, 2024) — Les Petits As today announces its official partnership with the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories, Wilson Sporting Goods Co.. The deal will feature Wilson as the official ball, racquet, footwear and apparel outfitter of the tournament.

Wilson is committed to growing tennis at every level, and we are so excited to partner with a renowned tournament such as Les Petits As,” says Jason Collins, Global General Manager of Wilson Racquet Sports. “We are proud to now be the official sponsor of several top junior events globally, continuing our push at a grassroots level to grow tennis across the world.”

Founded in 1983, Les Petits As – a Super Category event of the Tennis Europe Junior Tour – is recognized as the top junior tennis event with an impressive hall of fame roster of champions. The next world championship will be held in January 2025 where a dedicated team of over 180 volunteers will help run the tournament.

« Les Petits As is considered as the 14&Under Grand Slam. Every year, we welcome over 350 players in Tarbes during Le Mondial. If we include the 42 French pre-qualifying events, the international Playoffs events and the ITF Juniors Wheelchairs Masters, it’s over 3800 players who take part in Les Petits As around the world » explain Jean-Claude, Claudine Knaebel and Jacques Dutrey, founders of Les Petits As. « Wilson shares our tournament’s values, DNA and ambitions for the future. We are proud to now be named Les Petits As – Le Mondial Wilson. »

Les Petits As is the first junior tennis event to develop international qualifying events overseas. The Playoffs events are organized to select top players from France, the United States and Asia. To further global awareness, Les Petits As is expanding Playoffs this year to Africa and Latin America.

In addition to Les Petits As, Wilson is the official ball and racquet stringer of the US Open and Roland-Garros. Les Petits As is the first tournament to work with Wilson at this level across categories. For more information, please visit wilson.com, lespetitsas.com, and follow along @wilsontennis and @lespetitsas.

(Picture features the tournament’s founders welcoming the Wilson team in Tarbes for the signature of this new partnership).


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