Polo Ralph Lauren to Outfit Wimbledon Through 2014
Polo Ralph Lauren has renewed its global partnership with The All England Club, Wimbledon as the Official Outfitter of The Wimbledon Championships until 2014. Polo Ralph Lauren will continue to serve as the Official Outfitter of all on-court officials including chair umpires, line umpires and ball persons. In 2006, Polo Ralph Lauren became the first designer in Wimbledon's 133-year history to create official uniforms for the tournament.
As part of the deal, Polo Ralph Lauren will launch the Legends Clinic, a live interactive virtual tennis clinic featuring three times Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker on streamed live online at RalphLauren.com/Wimbledon and on mobile devices at m.ralphlauren.com/wimbledon.
"Wimbledon is the world's premier sporting event and we are honored to continue our relationship and support the greatest tennis legends of our time," said David Lauren, Senior Vice President of Advertising, Marketing and Corporate Communications.
"We are delighted to have entered into this partnership with Polo Ralph Lauren," says Ian Ritchie, Chief Executive, All England Club, Wimbledon. "Wimbledon and Ralph Lauren share the same non-compromising standards and determination to maintain and enhance the values for which our two brands are famous throughout the world. The Ralph Lauren brand brings to Wimbledon the look of timeless elegance, drawing on our rich history and traditions."