Chennai: The organizers of the Aircel Chennai Open on Tuesday announced that the tournament has extended its association with Bols Kyndal, a leading alcobev company in the premium spirits segment as ‘Official Partner’. This will be the fourth year of the tournament’s association with the leading brand. The 2015 edition of the Aircel Chennai Open will mark twenty years since the very first game of India’s premier and South Asia’s only ATP World Tour event was played.
Enthralling fans at Chennai’s SDAT Stadium from January 5th to 11th 2015, the event will present a thrilling lineup of players that includes four top-25 players and three 2014 ATP World Tour Award winners. Cutting off at 95, the strong player field for the region’s most exciting and hard fought tennis tournament will witness some of the world’s most exciting names in tennis converging in India.
In its capacity as an official sponsor, Bols will continue to host the official Player Party of the tournament, a magnificent gala that attracts the crème de la crème of Chennai’s party circuit. The company’s fourth year of continued association with the event speaks volumes about the trust and dependability of the tournament and the credible platform it offers marketers.
Siddharth Banerji, Managing Director, Bols Kyndal said, “Bols Kyndal’s rewarding association with the tournament reflects our desire to collaborate with the world’s top sporting events and Aircel Chennai Open has a unique place for all of us at Bols. I take this opportunity to congratulate the organizers for taking the tournament to greater heights year after year and for reaching a milestone of 20 years of continued excellence in India. The landmark year calls for a grand celebration and we look forward to proudly hosting the official Player Party on January 5.”
Ashu Jindal, COO IMG Reliance said, “Aircel Chennai Open is proud to strengthen its partnership with Bols Kyndal and take it into the 4th successive season. As we celebrate 20 years of tennis, we take this opportunity to thank Bols for its steadfast support to us and to the sport in India.”
Thrilling talent such as World No. 4 and Defending Singles Champion Stan Wawrinka, World No. 14 Feliciano Lopez, World No. 15 Roberto Bautista Agut, and former Champion Janko Tipsarevic returning to competitive tennis after surgery and granted a wild card will participate in the event. Other leading players who will add excitement include Belgium’s David Goffin, Spaniards Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Marcel Granollers, Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller, Chinese Taipei’s Yen-Hsun Lu and 2014 finalist Edouard Roger-Vasselin.
The Twentieth Year celebrations of India’s only ATP World Tour stop are including a host of exciting activities sure to thrill tennis fans who are waiting to enjoy scintillating tennis action at Chennai’s SDAT Tennis Stadium. Initiatives include the launch of a special logo created to mark the occasion, a renovated venue, and a host of ongoing activities across India.