Chennai: The organizers of the Aircel Chennai Open today announced that the tournament had extended its association with Ricoh as an Official Sponsor. Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
The 19th edition of India and South Asia’s only ATP World Tour event will be held at Chennai’s SDAT Stadium from December 30th 2013 to January 5th 2014. The player field for the 2014 tournament will see an impressive line-up of both Indian and international players.
In its capacity as an official sponsor, Ricoh will continue to offer critical state-of-the-art printing and copying services and aid in the smooth conduct of Aircel Chennai Open 2014. As a global ATP partner, Ricoh has been associated with leading global tennis events that include the coveted Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Their third year of continued association with India’s only and South Asia’s premier ATP World Tour tennis event is testimony to the significance and stature of the tournament.
Nobuaki Majima, Managing Director of Ricoh Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd stated, “Ricoh’s partnership with Aircel Chennai Open been mutually beneficial and a very rewarding experience. As India’s only ATP World Tour event, it has grown in significance to become the leading tournament in this part of the continent. Our association complements our aspiration to be associated with leading sporting events all around the world. We wish the organizers the very best as they prepare for the 19th edition.”
Ashu Jindal, COO IMG Reliance said, said, “Aircel Chennai Open has been privileged to garner support from leading global brands like Ricoh. Chennai has become the definitive ATP World Tour destination in South Asia and as we grow from strength to strength each year, we acknowledge and express our gratitude to partners such as Ricoh for their long standing support to us and to the sport.”
Having a strong player field, tennis fans in Chennai can certainly expect some great competition and solid tennis. The Title Sponsor for the tournament is Aircel and the event is supported by a consortium of sponsors in the Platinum category.