NEW YORK/STANFORD — June 1, 2014 — American Summits, premium mountain spring water, announced today that it is the official water sponsor of the 2014 Bank of the West Classic, the longest running women-only professional tennis tournament in the world. The tournament, which is the first women’s stop on the Emirates Airline US Open Series, will be held July 28-Aug. 3 at Stanford University.
The premium American bottled water sourced from the pristine peaks of Wyoming’s Beartooth Mountain Range will serve as a much welcomed refreshment to players and fans alike during the hot summer days in the heart of Silicon Valley.
“The Bank of the West Classic is excited to have American Summits join us as our official water sponsor,” said Kim Hall, Bank of the West Classic Tournament Director. “Having a premium brand like American Summits involved with the event only enhances our commitment to supplying our guests with an all-around positive experience when visiting the tournament.”
The Bank of the West Classic is the second tournament of the US Open Series to be officially sponsored by American Summits, joining Washington, D.C.’s Citi Open©, one of the top 20 tennis tournaments in the world.
“American Summits is proud to extend its involvement with the US Open Series from the Nation’s Capital to Stanford, California,” said Philip Lajaunie, American Summits CEO. “As a premium, all-American product, we are honored to support and help promote world class tennis.”
Since its 2011 launch at the DC Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon, American Summits has quickly become a fast-growing favorite at restaurants, hotels, spas, and numerous high-profile events in Metropolitan Washington, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
About American Summits
10,000 feet up in the Beartooth Mountains of Wyoming, the water is untouched and we want to keep it that way. It is never subjected to chemical treatment, ozone, reverse osmosis, distillation, or purification. Instead, the water is naturally filtered by gravity through layers of ancient rock. We bottle it at the source in glass, using sustainable technology to protect the water and its natural purity. American Summits seeks to be the premium “Natural” and “Sparkling” water of choice at fine restaurants, hotels and spas across the country, and at celebrations large and small in American homes. Above all, it strives to offer a pure taste of the American wilderness itself. American Summits is currently available nationwide with distribution in the North East, New York, Mid-Atlantic, Greater Chicago, Wyoming, Montana, Utah and California. Learn more at www.AmericanSummits.com. “Like” American Summits on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AmericanSummits and follow the company on Twitter via @AmericanSummits.
About the Bank of the West Classic
The Bank of the West Classic is the longest-running women-only professional tennis tournament in the world and is the first stop of the Emirates Airline US Open Series. Owned and operated by IMG, the WTA Premier event features a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $710,000. Held on Stanford University’s campus at Taube Family Tennis Stadium since 1997, former champions include: Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Andrea Jaeger, Monica Seles, Martina Hingis, Lindsay Davenport, Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters.