WILSON SIGNS RISING TENNIS STAR MARTA KOSTYUK AS FIRST MEMBER OF WILSON’S HEAD TO TOE ADVISORY STAFF

Kostyuk will play and dress Wilson, further cementing the brand’s leadership role in tennis

CHICAGO, January 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Wilson Sporting Goods Co. announces today its partnership with professional tennis player, Martha Kostiuk, as Wilson’s first full ambassador, in rackets, footwear and apparel. A little over a year ago, Wilson entered the technical apparel business, matching its industry-leading level of excellence in sports equipment with sportswear that was second to none. Now, Kostyuk becomes the first member of Wilson’s advisory staff to wear and play Wilson, head to toe, as he continues his rise to the top.

“Wilson is committed to equipping athletes with everything they need to succeed on and off the court, and there’s no one better to join forces with than Martha Kostiuk,” He says jason collins, Global General Manager of Wilson Racquet Sports. “Marta has an extremely sharp game, and we look forward to not only expanding Wilson’s impact on the sport of tennis, but also supporting her as she increases her competitive edge and her personal best.”

The 20-year-old Ukrainian touted the Blade v8 racket, custom Wilson sportswear and Rush Pro 4.0 tennis shoes on court at the Adelaide International Tennis Tournament last week, where she reached the quarterfinals. Wilson’s sportswear design team will continue to develop custom apparel for Kostyuk that reflects the innovative quality available to consumers. Kostyuk will continue to introduce these pieces, as well as new performance racquets and shoe silhouettes, as she rises up the career world rankings of 49 in singles (February 2022) and 39 in doubles (September 2022).

“Growing up in a tennis family, Wilson has always been a trusted staple in my game for as long as I can remember,” he says. Martha Kostiuk. “It feels surreal to officially play and use Wilson – a partnership that I know will inspire and evolve, just as the game does.”

The partnership launches alongside Wilson’s latest tennis sportswear collection, inspired by the season’s first Major. The line, available for both women and men, is available starting today at wilson.com. Top silhouettes include the Women’s Match Point Tee Lite, Players Cropped Polo and Wrap It Up Tennis Skirt, as well as the Men’s Players Seamless Polo, Players Seamless Crew and Tournament Short.

Kostyuk joins Wilson’s list of incredible athletes, with the strongest global ambassador network in the sport of tennis. As a member of Wilson’s advisory staff, Kostyuk will provide insight and test drive Wilson performance tennis products, as well as work with Wilson’s sportswear design team on inspiration and direction for the future. To learn more and shop Marta’s looks, visit wilson.com.

Note: Pros often customize the racket they use. The racket specifications of models recommended for consumers may differ from models used by professionals for matches.

About Wilson

chicago, USAWilson Sporting Goods Co., headquartered at Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation, is the world’s leading manufacturer of performance sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. The company brings more than a century of innovation, history, and heritage to many sports, including racquet sports, baseball, softball, football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and golf.

In racket sports, Wilson is a world leader in tennis, paddle tennis, racquetball, badminton and pickleball. The brand also offers Wilson Sportswear which includes lifestyle and performance apparel for everyone to live like an athlete. Harnessing player insights to create products that push gear and apparel innovation into new territories, Wilson empowers athletes of all levels to perform at their best. Visit wilson.com for more information.

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