South African Squash Star Steven Coppinger Joins Mantis

By Community | January 14, 2013

South African number one squash player, pills Steven Coppinger has announced a new partnership with UK squash brand MANTIS.

The five time South African National title winner and world No. 23 will be using the MANTIS Power 110 racket when he kicks off 2013 PSA tournaments in January with the new MANTIS Tour response string in the rackets.

Coppinger, who resides in Cape Town, said: “I am delighted to have joined the MANTIS family and look forward to a long and positive relationship.

“Despite being a new brand on the market they have already impressed on the circuit and there are very exciting times ahead.”

Martin Aldridge, founder and managing director of MANTIS, commented; “Steve is our first World top 25 player and we are delighted that he has chosen MANTIS.

“2012 was a superb year for us as a brand across all of our sports and this signing does really help start 2013 in style.”

Coppinger joins Emma Beddoes, Eddie Charlton and top ranked UK age group juniors Elise Lazarus and Robbie Keefe as an ambassador for the Squash range of the UK based racket sports brand.

MANTIS are the Official Racket to the Allam British Open squash championships in Hull in May2013 and  recently announced that former British number 1 and US Open finalist, Greg Rusedski, as Brand Ambassador for their tennis range .