Fila Signs World No. 2 Barbora Krejcikova, Reveals Paris Collection

Fila remains in the vicinity of the top rated of women’s tennis with the signing of Environment No. 2 Barbora Krejcikova. Following the retirement of Environment No. 1 Ash Barty, who continues to be a Fila manufacturer ambassador, the heritage tennis model was prepared to insert yet another top-flight player to its roster that now includes Earth No. 6 Karolina Pliskova. Now Fila has the two prime Czech players in the video game.

“It is an honor to step on to the court and stand for a model with this kind of an iconic record in the match,” Krejcikova claims. “I am grateful to Fila for the help and the prospect to join the elite group of athletes who have worn the brand.”

Krejcikova, 26, will make her Fila debut in Paris when she returns to defend her 2021 French Open up title at Roland Garros, her 1st singles major championship. Also the existing Earth No. 3 in doubles and a former doubles Planet No. 1, Krejcikova will have double-duty in defending 2021 French Open up titles. She gained the 2021 French Open with spouse Katerina Siniakova. The pair followed up the 2021 French Open up victory with the doubles title at the Australian Open this previous January. The effective doubles crew had beforehand won two majors, both of those the French Open up and Wimbledon, giving Krejcikova four women’s doubles title together with her a few combined doubles big wins. Krejcikova and Siniakova also gained the gold medal in Tokyo.

“Barbora has made extraordinary strides to elevate her match more than the very last number of seasons,” states Gene Yoon, global chairman at Fila. “Her rise to a leading-five ranked participant in singles and doubles has been both equally impressive and inspiring, as she has worked to cement herself among WTA’s leading stars. We are thrilled to welcome Barbora to the Fila loved ones, as we continue on our legacy of sponsoring champions on and off the court.”

The 8-time significant singles and doubles champion also signed a new administration offer with Octagon Tennis. Octagon was instrumental in securing the on-court clothing and footwear sponsorship deal amongst Krejcikova and Fila.

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Krejcikova, who switches from wearing Head attire and footwear on courtroom, says she experienced been wondering about securing a specialist to help her with her promoting aims and partnering with Octagon will let her to grow her brand.

As Fila gamers proceed sporting the Bevans Park Assortment, they will transition—including Krejcikova—to the Center Court docket spring tennis selection in Paris. Krejcikova will pick out from a wide range of parts that span the collection’s colourful array, such as pink and blue. The assortment also options a “galaxy print” with black and white.

The defending champion ideas a pink racerback tank with a pleated skort and a white racerback tank with “evening primrose” coloring and a galaxy print skort. Pliskova will don a cami tank or galaxy print racerback, equally worn with a skort. The assortment also involves a costume, jacket and pants.

For the adult men, John Isner, Reilly Opelka, Sam Querrey and Diego Schwartzman will display off shorts, quick-sleeve crews and polos and a long-sleeve Henley in the galaxy print, pink, “primrose” and blue.

New colorways of the Axilus 2 Energized on-court docket sneaker incorporate to the Centre Court Selection.