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PRINCE KICKS-OFF AUSTRALIAN OPEN WITH HUB OF TENNIS ACTIVITY

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Prince Hub at Tennis Live Site Features Merchandise, Player Appearances and More

What: To kick-off the first Grand Slam of 2014, Prince will open a customized hub at the Tennis Live Site at the lively Crown Entertainment Complex for all tennis fans and visitors. Throughout the fortnight of the Australian Open, it will feature a ground floor merchandise store that will showcase all of Prince’s 2014 product line and will give tennis enthusiasts the opportunity to discover the perfect racquet for their game using Prince’s latest racquet selector. The hub will also host Prince player signing sessions and be a prime location for viewing all of the action and live entertainment around the area. Player appearances will be highlighted by WTA No. 8 Jelena Jankovic on opening night Friday, January 10th, and reigning Australian Open Doubles Champions Mike and Bob Bryan on Monday, January 13th.

When:  Friday, January 10th through Sunday, January 26th

Weekday Hours: Monday to Friday: 12PM to 8PM

Weekend Hours: Saturday & Sunday: 12PM to 9PM

Who:  Prince Athletes (Signing Session Schedule and Players Subject to Change)

  • WTA No. 8 Jelena Jankovic - Friday, January 10th at 7PM
  • WTA Rising Star Annika Beck - Friday, January 10th at 7PM
  • Rising Star Lucas Pouille - Friday, January 10th at 730PM
  • ATP Star Marcel Granollers – Saturday, January 11th at 7PM
  • ATP No. 3 David Ferrer – Sunday, January 12th Time TBD
  • Top Ranked American John Isner – Sunday, January 12th Time TBD
  • World No. 1 Doubles Team Mike & Bob Bryan - Monday, January 13th at 7PM

Prince Promotions Staff            

Where: Tennis Live Site on Crown Riverwalk, Crown Entertainment Complex
Melbourne, Australia

Visit www.princetennis.com/princehub/ for a full schedule of the Prince Hub activities as well as additional information on player appearances.

Visit www.princetennis.com/inside-prince/social/ for a full social media updates from Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram of the Prince Hub activities as well as additional information on player appearances.

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For additional information or if you would like to visit the Prince Hub, please contact the Prince Global Sports Marketing & Communications Department.

 

US MEDIA CONTACT:                                    ONSITE MEDIA CONTACT:

Chrissy Ott, Prince Global Sports                      Sam Brown, Prince Australia

+1-609 306 3866                                            +61 406 420 217

cott@princeglobalsports.com                            sam@princetennis.com.au

 

About Prince Global Sports

Prince Global Sports, LLC, is a leading court sports company with a focused commitment to research and development and game-changing product innovations. The company is widely recognized as being the first to market with many of the most relevant technologies of the past 40 years. Oversize and Longbody technology, the first multifilament string, the first “Natural Foot Shape” tennis shoe and EXO3 and ESP technology, are a few of the contributions Prince has made to racquet sports. Today, the Company engineers products in all categories including racquets, footwear, balls, strings, grips, bags, machines, apparel and accessories. Prince Global Sports is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Athletic Brands Holding Company with offices in USA, UK, France, Holland, Germany and Taiwan. For more information visit www.princetennis.com or follow @Prince_Tennis.