HEAD will present a very strong team at the upcoming Australian Open 2009. Besides World No. 3 Novak Djokovic and the two top 10 players Andy Murray and Gilles Simon, HEAD will also count on young guns like Marin Cilic and Victoria Azarenka.
On his way to World No. 1 ranking, Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, is stirring up buzz on the court with his new HEAD racquet. The racquet specifically designed for Djokovic’s style of play, has helped Djokovic to reach the semifinals in Sydney and given him the confidence to defend his title at the Australian Open.
In addition to Djokovic, HEAD has a strong team presence at the Australian Open, including three of the top 10 players entering the tournament. HEAD player Andy Murray, of Scotland, and Gilles Simon, of France, both take to the court with their HEAD weapons of choice, as part of nine seeded male pros and six seeded female pro players in the main draws.
The HEAD young guns are coming off a successful start to 2009 with Murray, Marin Cilic, of Croatia, and Victoria Azarenka, of the from Belarus, winning titles in the first week of the new year.
“With these strong players and success in early 2009, HEAD is looking forward to a successful coming year and beyond,” said Robert Marte, Executive Vice President of HEAD’s racquet sports division. “We have a very strong HEAD team, including established world ranked top 10 players and young guns who aim to be the top world players of the future.”