Yonex - the Official Tennis Racquet and String of the Ontario Tennis Association


Yonex - the Official Tennis Racquet and String of the Ontario Tennis Association

The OTA is pleased to announce that Yonex is the new Official Tennis Racquet and String of the Ontario Tennis Association (OTA). Effective January 1, 2020, the 4-year agreement is in place until December 31, 2023, with an option to extend it for one additional year.

Yonex is one of the top selling tennis brands in Canada. Whether it’s a racquet from the VCORE, VCORE Pro, EZONE, Astrel or Junior series’, players can count on great performance, sensation and durability. Yonex prides itself on being innovators of the latest and greatest tennis technologies and are committed to pushing the limits of what is possible on court. Yonex racquets and strings are manufactured in the company’s own factories, ensuring a consistently high quality across the entire range of scientifically engineered equipment. As a result, players will never have to worry about tension, durability and feel.

Top ATP and WTA players who use Yonex racquets include Stan Wawrinka, Naomi Osaka, Nick Kyrgios, Angelique Kerber and Canada’s own Denis Shapovalov.

Executive Director of the OTA Jim Boyce commented: “The OTA is pleased to be a partner with Yonex Canada and welcome them as the Official Racquet and String of the organization. Yonex produce premium quality racquets and strings with excellent playability and resilience. We look forward to promoting the benefits of playing with any of the quality Yonex frames and strings to the OTA tennis community”. 

“We are very happy and excited to be partnering with the largest Provincial Tennis Association in Canada. The exclusive Yonex ISOMETRIC head shape found on its racquets is a unique breakthrough in racquet design, and we are committed to the constant development of products with cutting edge technology to give you the winning advantage. We look forward to helping improve the enjoyment and results of tennis players in Ontario” - Paul Staudzs, National Sales and Marketing Manager, YONEX Canada.

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About Yonex

Yonex is a successful sporting goods company and world technology leader in Tennis, Badminton, and Golf. Driven by its company philosophy to "contribute to the world through innovative technology and the highest quality products," Yonex constantly explores new materials, new designs, and new ways of improving your game. As a global company, Yonex is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Taiwan, China, and India. The Yonex head manufacturing facilities are located in Niigata, Japan. Yonex Canada is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.



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