We are pleased to inform you that FedEx has sponsored the European Open which took place at the prestigious Lotto Arena in Antwerp from 17th to 23rdOctober, 2016. The European Open is a new ATP World Tour tennis tournament which was held for the first time in Belgium last week. The competition involved some of the biggest stars in tennis and several players from the ATP top 20 such as Belgian’s tennis hero David Goffin (ATP 11). Frenchman Richard Gasquet (ATP 16) won the inaugural title of the tournament last Sunday, fighting past the Argentina player Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (4), 6-1.
Tournament’s Director, Andy Hancock, is very happy of this first edition: « It was fantastic to have a Lotto Arena almost completely full for the final! We have succeeded in gathering some 16,000 spectators during this first edition. The ATP and Players’ feedback are very positive.»
This new ATP tennis tournament has been an excellent opportunity for FedEx to show its commitment in supporting great sports events. FedEx has been a sponsor of numerous international ATP tournaments since 2010 as an Official carrier of the ATP World Tour.