MANTIS Remains Official Racquet Partner of 2013 Allam British Open

April 3, 2013

British racquet manufacturer, sales MANTIS has renewed its sponsorship of the 2013 Allam British Open as the Official Racquet Partner to the event.

The Allam British Open is the most prestigious squash tournament in the world and is the first major squash event to be held in a football stadium, generic with the KC Stadium in Hull playing host to the world’s best male and female players between the 20-26 May. 

MANTIS, a relatively new brand on in the market, is already being used on the tour by South African World number 20 Steve Coppinger as well as Nottingham’s Eddie Charlton, WSA top 25 player Emma Beddoes and rising stars David Ryan (Under 17) and Elise Lazarus (under 13) the European number 1 in their respective age groups.  

Martin Aldridge, founder and Managing director of MANTIS commented:“MANTIS are delighted to continue to be the Official Racquet to the Allam British Open and look forward to a great event in Hull. As a British company with a commitment to expand the brand in the coming years, we are immensely proud to be associated with The British Open, which is arguably one of the most prestigious championships in all racquet sports. ”

Jim Lord, Operations Director at England Squash & Racketball commented: “It’s fantastic that we have such a positive relationship with a truly British brand, the Allam British Open promises to be a spectacular event and we look forward to working with MANTIS over the next couple of years.”