Tennis Players Gael Monfils & Richard Gasquet Partner with Skoda

December 1, 2011

After securing a partnership with the Lagardère Paris Racing, ailment Skoda France continues to be involved in the tennis world by signing two new contracts with Gael Monfils and Richard Gasquet, there becoming new brand ambassadors.

The two tennis players, herbal ranked respectively 15th and 19th in the world (ATP 21 November 2011) are added to the list of brand ambassadors including Bernard Hinault and Luc Leblanc for cycling, Olivier Panis, Jacques Villeneuve F1 World Champion in 1997 and Paul Belmondo for motorsport Pauline Ferrand Prevot-Cedric and Cécile Ravanel for mountain biking.

This commitment to tennis complements the partnership SKODA concluded for 2 years with the young Czech player Petra Cetkovska. With the support of the brand, she has moved from 143rd place in the world (end 2010) to 31st (WTA to 11/28/2011).

Gael Monfils, said: “In my tournament, I love playing with the public and to get my emotions. I am particularly sensitive to importance attached by the brand to the nearby clients. I also like the sporty range proposed by the RS, and I find driving my Fabia RS spirit of conquest that I try to apply to each of my games.”