PRESS RELEASE: Slinger Bag, a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement equipment, with an initial focus on the global tennis market, is delighted to announce a sponsorship agreement as the title partner of Tie Break Tens presented by Progress Tour tournament taking place July 17th.
The Tie Break Tens series comes to London after success in major cities across the world including Melbourne and New York and is considered a quick-fire version of tennis that anyone can play. Unlike conventional tennis matches, Tie Break Tens matches are comprised solely of tie breaks – no games, no sets, just exhilarating ten-point breakers in which every point counts.
Tie Break Tens tournament will be held on Friday 17 th July at 6pm BST and will be broadcast live by the BBC via its digital platforms. Live action game play is set to be broadcast exclusively on BBC’s digital platforms in the UK and Ireland, as well as BBC online, Twitch and Facebook. A top class British field will be in action including rising GB Fed Cup stars Katie Swann and Katie Boulter.
Rachel Woodward, Marketing Director at Tie Break Tens, had this to say:
“We are delighted to be working with a similarly innovative brand such as Slinger who is the perfect fit for Tie Break Tens. We are looking forward to working together over the next week at the Progress Tour Championships alongside the top GB women tennis players. With the tournament being available on the BBC we are hoping this will help drive participation and interest in tennis.”
The Slinger Bag is the revolutionary, portable ball launcher for tennis players of all abilities, offering a 24/7 training partner that ensures players will never have to miss a day of practice again. It is the ideal on-court tool regardless of playing setting, ability or the availability of a playing partner and is the most affordable product of its kind.
Slinger Bag’s partnership with Tie Break Tens presented by Progress Tour continues the company’s ascent within the professional game and the British tennis market following its sponsorship of the recent Schroders Battle of the Brits tournament. In turn, increasing awareness of the exciting new tennis ball launcher to the tennis market.
Mike Ballardie, Slinger Bag CEO, added:
“When we were asked to be involved with an event as exciting as Tie Break Tens we knew we could not refuse. As a company we are determined to support the LTA’s drive for greater participation in tennis in the UK and this is a great way to do so. We cannot wait to build on our growing presence within the UK market and for some of the country’s top female players to put it to the test.”
The Slinger Bag is available to order now – to find out more about Slinger Bag, visit https://slingerbag.com/.