Strategic partnership aims to reimagine the tennis experience for fans and players globally
Paris – March 20, 2019
Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and Roland-Garros, today announced a strategic three-year technology partnership. The collaboration is aimed at enriching the game by providing fans, players and coaches with a completely new experience, leveraging Infosys’ expertise in digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data & analytics, mobility, virtual and augmented reality.
Bernard Giudicelli, President of the French Tennis Federation, said, “We are truly delighted that Infosys has joined us as a partner of Roland-Garros. This partnership centres around digital innovation, a key pillar of the tournament, and will offer tennis fans an even richer experience. We are convinced that Infosys will help us deliver the tournament’s digital transformation objectives to ensure Roland-Garros remains at the cutting edge of technology.”
Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys, said, “Roland-Garros stands for its rich history and culture and today, Infosys is proud to become a part of this heritage. We’re excited to partner with Roland-Garros to showcase how digital technologies can enhance the boundaries of this tournament by leveraging data, insights and digital experiences. We are committed to helping Roland-Garros further expand its global following in the physical and the virtual world powered by digital innovation where fans and players alike can experience game-changing innovations.”
As part of this partnership, Infosys and Roland-Garros will work on several new digitally enabled experiences. These include:
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In the eyes of sports fans, and indeed the general public, the Roland-Garros tournament is an unmissable event that enjoys immense prestige. In 2018 Roland-Garros set new records with more than 480,000 spectators attending the tournament and was broadcast in 224 countries worldwide, confirming the tournament's status as a premium, truly global sporting event. Organized by the French Tennis Federation, Roland-Garros is the only Grand Slam tournament to be played on clay, one of the oldest and most noble surfaces in the history of tennis.
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