RS has agreed with Lagardére Sports to prolong the OFFICIAL BALL agreement for another 3 years.
"Stockholm Open is a strategic piece for RS Tennis. I am very proud and happy that this classic great ATP World Tour event will play with RS tennis balls for 3 more years" says Robin Söderling in a comment after the announcement.
"This year we will launch another great tennis ball from RS Tennis and the players in Stockholm Open will be the first ones to play with this new ball. The ball will have a faster speed than the previous RS Black Edition and also use another felt type that makes the ball stay rather small during the play", says Söderling.
RS Black Edition – Official Ball of the ATP World Tour 250 event Memphis Open presented by ServiceMASTER
RS Tennis has agreed with Memphis Open presented by ServiceMASTER, an ATP World Tour 250 event, that the RS Black Edition will be the official ball of the tournament. The event is held in legendary Racquet Club of Memphis february 6-14 2016.
"This is another big success for my company and for my ball. It shows once again that the RS Black Edition tennis ball, developed by myself is a world class tennis ball. I look forward to return to Memphis, a place were I played two finals during my career" says Robin Söderling in an interview just after the announcement.
RS Black Edition – Official ball of the Stockholm Junior Tour
RS has the pleasure to announce that the RS Black Edition will be the official ball of the elite series of tournaments in “Stockholm Junior Tour”. The series consists of 9 tournaments including the Stockholm Regional Championships as well as the Masters event as the finish of the tour.
“This shows that the RS Black Edition is a great ball and that RS as a company is working in the right direction. After only two years, the RS ball is seen as one of the best balls available on the market. I look forward to see my tennis ball as the official ball of this important junior tour for the Stockholm juniors. I also look forward to initiate new relationships with some of the organizing clubs that have not used the RS Black Edition in its club before. I also want to take the opportunity to thank Anders Heimklo and Per Henricsson at Tennis Stockholm Federation for a very good dialogue and partnership” says Robin Söderling in a comment after the announcement.
Alexander Zverev “love the RS ball and think it is one of the best on the Tour”
This week, the RS Black Edition tennis ball, developed by former world no 4 Robin Söderling, makes its debut as an ATP World Tour-ball.
"The feedback from the players in If Stockholm Open has been overwhelming and exactly what we hoped for and thought ourselves about the ball. It gives me a great feeling and belief for the future of my premium tennis brand RS" says the founder of the company, Robin Soderling.
"Me and my team have been working very hard to reach this milestone for RS, and I am sure that after the feedback from many players in the tournament, the RS ball will be used in many more events. Zverev was very happy with the ball as we could here in an interview, Jarkko gave a huge credit and both Grigor Dimitrov and Nico Almagro have talked about the ball in some fantastic nice words. Since I have been on the tour myself for so many years, I know what it takes to get the real pro players to credit a ball in this way. But we will continue our hard work and continue to develop high end tennis products that I can fully can stand behind myself".
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SMASH marketing in France writing about the RS Lyon strings
French tennis blog Smash Marketing, nominated for the Blog Awards 2015 writes about the launch of the RS Lyon strings. For non french readers, we recommend you to use Google Translate to read the post.