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Get ready for the Battle of the Brits

As final preparations are being made for Schroders Battle of the Brits, a six-day long tournament taking place at the Lawn Tennis Association’s headquarters, Roehampton, Slinger Bag has been announced as a sponsor of the event which will see the UK’s top-ranked male players, including Andy and Jamie Murray, Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund, compete to be crowned singles and doubles champions.

Co-organised by Jamie Murray, seven-times Grand Slam doubles champion, the event will be the UK’s first “behind-closed-doors” tennis tournament to bring much-missed love sport to fans, while raising a minimum of £100,000 for NHS Charities Initiative.

We're really excited to be partnering with Slinger at Battle of the Brits I've recently been hitting with the Slinger Bag. It's great to have this unique piece of equipment which has made social distancing practice very easy. we're looking forward to introducing them to the practice courts at the event Jamie Murray

The Slinger Bag sponsorship agreement includes significant on-court advertising space as well as product inclusion on the player practice courts and a charity donation.

Live-action game is set to be broadcast exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the UK and Ireland, on Eurosport across Europe and on the Tennis Channel in the US.

The Slinger Bag is the revolutionary, portable ball launcher for tennis players of all abilities, offering a 24/7 training partner that ensures players will never have to miss a day of practice again. It is the ideal on-court tool regardless of playing setting, ability or the availability of a playing partner and is the most affordable product of its kind.

Slinger Bag’s partnership with Schroders Battle of the Brits marks the company’s arrival in the professional game and will help drive awareness of the proprietary new tennis ball launcher to an international tennis audience.
Slinger Bag joins a list of prominent event sponsors that includes Schroders, Amazon Prime Video, Eurosport and Tennis Channel.

Mike Ballardie, Chief Executive Officer of Slinger Bag said: “We’re proud to be able to support Jamie and the team to deliver such a pioneering sporting event in aid of a very worthy cause. To be able to help bring back live professional tennis to an international audience is a very exciting prospect and we’re looking forward to seeing the UK’s best players going head-to-head. The event marks the start of Slinger Bag’s presence in and support of British tennis – as we aim to help the game continue to go from strength to strength.”


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