National, September 13, 2023: ASICS, the renowned Japanese sports performance brand, has proudly announced its latest partnership with India’s top Men’s Singles Tennis player, Sumit Nagal. The official announcement took place at a special event hosted at the Official ASICS Store in Lucknow, underlining ASICS’ unwavering commitment to nurturing and empowering India’s top tennis talents.
Sumit Nagal currently holds the esteemed title of India’s Rank 1 in Men’s Singles Tennis. His collaboration with ASICS aims to set new benchmarks on his promising journey, poised to propel his performance where we will see Nagal wear ASICS apparel and footwear during training and competitions. His exceptional prowess, unwavering dedication, and profound commitment to the sport align seamlessly with ASICS’ core values, making him an organic addition to the brand.
In a significant stride toward championing tennis talent, ASICS’ partnership with Sumit Nagal marks an outstanding addition to the illustrious roster, already featuring tennis stalwarts Rohan Bopanna and Karman Kaur Thandi. These three exceptional athletes collectively embody the strength, resilience, and dedication that are synonymous with ASICS.
Talking about the announcement Mr. Rajat Khurana, Managing Director, ASICS India and South Asia commented “We are thrilled to partner with Sumit Nagal, a true champion of the sport. Sumit’s dedication and passion for tennis are unmatched, and we are confident that he will continue to achieve great things. We are proud to support Sumit on his journey to the top, and we look forward to seeing him succeed.”
“ASICS is committed to supporting tennis talent in India, and we are proud to add Sumit to our growing roster of athletes. We believe that Sumit is a role model for aspiring tennis players in India, and we are excited to see what he accomplishes in the years to come.” He added
Expressing his thoughts on this collaboration, Sumit Nagal commented, “I am humbled and honored to join forces with ASICS, a brand that shares my passion for excellence and unwavering commitment to the sport. I am excited to embark on this journey together, marked by relentless dedication and a shared goal of reaching new heights in the world of tennis. I am confident that this partnership will help me unleash my full potential on the court.”
To commemorate this exciting development, ASICS orchestrated a media event at the ASICS store in Lucknow, offering fans, media, and sports enthusiasts an exclusive opportunity to engage with Sumit Nagal, Rohan Bopanna, and Karman Kaur Thandi.
Anima Sana In Corpore Sano, meaning ‘A Sound Mind in a Sound Body’ is an old Latin phrase from which ASICS is derived and the fundamental platform on which the brand still stands. The company was founded in 1949, more than 70 years ago by Kihachiro Onitsuka and is now a leading designer and manufacturer of running shoes, as well as athletic and SportStyle-inspired footwear, apparel, and accessories.