HEAD, worldwide leader in racket sports, has renewed its agreement as official ball supplier to the World Padel Tour, for the foreseeable future
Barcelona, December 19, 2018.- HEAD and World Padel Tour began their relationship five seasons ago and have worked hand-in-hand to build the professional tour’s credentials as leader in sporting innovation and technology. As well as guaranteeing World Padel Tour’s access to the best product in this segment of the market, this agreement is also a show of support for continued innovation in an increasingly popular specialty.
With a new version of the highly-regarded WPT Official Ball launched in 2017, HEAD has taken the lead among manufacturers in this crucial aspect of the game. The HEAD Padel Pro S was created in response to those who have, on occasions, called for greater speed from the ball.
Ottmar Barbian, Executive Vice President Racquet Sports states,“Renewing the agreement to supply the official ball for the World Padel Tour is fantastic news, as the success of our ball contributes to the image projected by this professional tour”, He adds, . “The confidence placed in us by the world’s top padel tour is a privilege and, at the same time, a great opportunity to show our full commitment to this sport.”
For his part,Mario Hernando, General Manager of World Padel Tour, highlighted “the importance for WPT’s growth of its relationships with such influential, prestigious companies in the sector as HEAD. Thanks to their support and trust, World Padel Tour can continue to progress and evolve towards its goal to be the best professional tour in the world of padel.”
The HEAD Padel Pro and HEAD Padel Pro S models, created with the help of the sport’s number one players, will continue to play a leading role in all of the professional tour’s matches in upcoming seasons.