Found May 23, 2012 on Onthegotennis:
PLAYERS: Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic has ditched his clothing sponsor Sergio Tacchini and has now become the Global Brand Ambassador for UNIQLO, a Japanese clothing company.  The five-year partnership will include collaborating on future product lines, and co-developing the ultimate UNIQULO functional wear.  He will wear his first UNIQLO kit at the 2012 French Open. Novak said this about his new partnership,

Djokovic Changes Clothing Sponsors – Leaves Sergio Tacchini for UNIQLO

  Kei Nishikori and Novak Djokovic at GR8 Fundraiser for Japan earthquake victims in Miami in 2011 The world’s top tennis player Novak Dokovic ended his deal with clothing sponsor Sergio Tacchini reports Danielle Rossingh of Bloomberg. In an emailed statement to media the clothing company said: “It has been mutually and amicably decided that, as of the 2012 Roland Garros Grand...

UNIQLO appoints Novak Djokovic as global brand ambassador

May 23, 2012, Paris, France – UNIQLO today announces that it has appointed Novak Djokovic, the world’s top-ranked male professional tennis player, as its global brand ambassador. The five-year partnership, which takes effect from today, will see Djokovic promoting the UNIQLO brand and UNIQLO clothing worldwide. The partnership will also include collaboration on future product...

Novak Djokovic splits with Sergio Tacchini as Serbia Open in jeopardy

By Romana Cvitkovic Novak Djokovic’s latest venture includes an “amicable” split with clothing sponsor Sergio Tacchini and a new deal with Japanese brand UNIQLO which will be made official in Paris on Wednesday. Chatter surrounding the decline of the Serbia Open tennis tournament is also surfacing as tournament director Goran Djokovic is set to resign, also putting up the...

Djokovic, Federer could meet again at French

Novak Djokovic's bid to win a fourth consecutive Grand Slam championship - and first at the French Open - might require a semifinal victory over Roger Federer. Friday's draw set them up to face each other in Paris at the same stage as last year, when Federer beat Djokovic in four epic sets to end the Serb's 43-match winning streak that dated to December 2010. That was...

All eyes on Nadal, Djokovic as French Open nears

When the French Open draw is revealed Friday, much of the attention will be on the paths presented to two men: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Nadal is bidding for a record seventh title at Roland Garros. Djokovic will be trying to become only the third man in history to win four consecutive Grand Slam tournaments. Nadal is seeded No. 2; Djokovic is No. 1. They can meet in Paris...

Can Djokovic answer history's call?

This time last year, Rafael Nadal headed to Paris from Rome with a bewildered and somewhat hurt expression on his face. For the second straight week, he had been outplayed on red clay by Novak Djokovic. The beatings Nadal had taken in the finals of the ATP Masters Series events at Indian Wells and Miami earlier in the year had not pleased him, but he could live with those. They...

FRENCH OPEN 2012: Tournament at a glance

A look at the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament: Site: Roland Garros in Paris. Surface: Clay. Schedule: The 15-day tournament begins on Sunday. The women's singles final is June 9; the men's singles final is June 10. 2011 Men's Singles Champion: Rafael Nadal of Spain. 2011 Women's Singles Champion: Li Na of China. Last Year: Nadal...

Tennis News Net Notes for May 21, 2012

  Rafael Nadal defeated No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final delayed until Monday due to rain. The victory puts him back up to No. 2 in the world and guarantees his No. 2 seed position at next week’s French Open.   The Boston Globe reported early on Monday that the International Tennis Hall of Fame has dropped its investigation of Bob Hewitt.  Almost a dozen women...
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