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HEAD Penn Racquet Sports off to a fast start in 2017

USA’s leading tennis management company, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, to endorse HEAD Penn products in 2017.

HEAD Penn Racquet Sports is off to a quick start in 2017 on many fronts- one is a new partnership with Cliff Drysdale Tennis.

This is a multi-year partnership that begins in January, 2017. As part of the agreement, HEAD Penn will have the exclusive designation as Cliff Drysdale Tennis’ “Official Worldwide Tennis Equipment and Tennis Ball Sponsor,” with International Tennis Hall of Fame member Cliff Drysdale; company CEO Don Henderson, and all represented coaches, directors and staff members endorsing the HEAD Penn brand and products. Additionally, HEAD Penn will be recognized as the Exclusive Equipment and Tennis Ball Sponsor at over 400 CDT managed tennis tournaments, events and programs throughout the United States, and each Cliff Drysdale Tennis-managed pro shop will exclusively feature HEAD branded racquets, strings, grips, and bags, and Penn tennis balls. “This partnership is a great chance for us to renew old friendships and, as HEAD’s CEO Kevin Kempin puts it, to have some fun!” stated Cliff Drysdale.

“Add in the opportunity to ride alongside a nimble and enterprising company whose products are in the hands of the two best players in the world, Novak and Andy...we can hardly wait!”

This has the makings of a partnership that can help grow the sport of tennis. “Innovative, market leader, passionate…all attributes that embody Cliff Drysdale Tennis, and certainly attributes we strive for every day at HEAD Penn Racquet Sports,” said Kevin Kempin, HEAD North America CEO & President. “This is a perfect match of people, culture, and vision for the future – we’re looking forward to many great years together and working together to grow our wonderful game.”

HEAD has been around the since the late 1960s, when HEAD founder Howard Head first introduced the aluminum tennis racquet, the division’s key products have attained leading market positions based on sales and reputation. Today´s top ATP and WTA players, including Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Richard Gasquet, Tomas Berdych, Marin Cilic, Maria Sharapova and Sloane Stephens swear by HEAD.


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