The ITF has announced an agreement with Crowe Global, one of the world’s largest accounting networks, to become an international partner of the 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final. France and Croatia will contest the title decider in Lille on 23-25 November.
Crowe Global joins the Davis Cup family of sponsors that includes title sponsor BNP Paribas, international sponsor Adecco, international partner Head, Official Global Media Rights Partner beIN SPORTS, and Davis Cup Final international partner DPD.
ITF President David Haggerty said: “We are pleased to welcome Crowe Global to a strong line-up of sponsors at the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final, which provides an opportunity to spread their message on a global stage. Davis Cup continues to build on its prestigious 118-year history in association with premium, global brands, working together to promote tennis around the world.”
David Mellor, Chief Executive Officer at Crowe Global, said: “We are delighted to become a partner of the premier international team event in men’s tennis. At Crowe, we are committed to helping clients make smart decisions which provide them with lasting value. We recognise the parallel of our ethos within team sports. Professionals reach the pinnacle of their career by consistently making smart decisions under immense pressure.”
Crowe Global has over 200 independent accounting and advisory firms in 130 countries. For almost 100 years, Crowe has made smart decisions for multinational clients working across borders. Crowe leaders have extensive knowledge of business, local laws and customs which enables them to provide seamless audit, tax and advisory services. Additionally, the global network plays an active role in shaping the future of the profession through their work with governments, regulatory bodies and industry groups.
Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is the World Cup of Tennis. It is the largest annual international team competition in sport, with 127 nations taking part in 2018. The competition is 118 years old, having been founded in 1900. The title sponsor is BNP Paribas (Official Bank of Davis Cup). International sponsors are Rolex (Official Timekeeper) and Adecco (Official HR Sponsor), while Head (Official Ball) is an international partner. beIN SPORTS is the Official Global Media Rights Partner. In 2019, the all-new Davis Cup by BNP Paribas finals will be hosted at the iconic La Caja Magica in Madrid, Spain. Twenty-four nations will contest the Qualifiers on 1-2 February, competing in 12 locations around the world on a home-and-away basis. The 12 winning teams will join the 2018 semi-finalists plus two wild card teams in an 18-nation Davis Cup season finale. Follow the action on www.daviscup.com, www.copadavis.com, www.twitter.com/daviscup, www.facebook.com/daviscuptennis, www.instagram.com/daviscuptennis, www.weibo.com/daviscupofficial, video.daviscup.com and live.daviscup.com