SAN JOSÉ, CA (July 28, 2019) -- The 2019 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic is returning for its second year at San Jose State University, July 29-August 4, and will be adding many new brands to its already long list of global tournament partners.
United Airlines, whose flights carried more than 158 million customers last year, is now the Official Airline of the 2019 Mubadala Silicon Valley Tennis Classic. United is also the proud presenter of Kid's Day, a full day of entertainment for kids on Monday, July 29, featuring interactive games and activities, tennis instruction from professional coaches, and a top player appearance.
Porsche Cars North America is the Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of the 2019 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. As part of its agreement Porsche will be the official sponsor of the tournament's two Ladies Day events held on Tuesday, July 30 and Wednesday, July 31. Porsche will also receive branding of the on-court serve speed signage, and the provision of courtesy vehicles for players. In addition, Porsche will have on-site vehicle displays, Porsche racing simulators for patrons to experience during the tournament, exclusive giveaways and an interactive obstacle course called the Cayenne Cross Court Challenge, where customers will have a first-hand chance to get behind the wheels of a Porsche Cayenne.
ISDIN, experts in skin with more than 40 years of dermatology and skincare experience, is gladly joining as one of the top tournament sponsors. Based in Europe but with millions of customers spanning the globe, ISDIN is also the supporting sponsor for both Kids Day and Ladies Day at the 2019 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic.
Provident Credit Union, a full-service credit union located right here in the Bay Area, has been helping members and their families realize their financial goals for more than sixty years. In becoming a top sponsor of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic, they are investing in a community where they service over 120,000 members from 20 convenient locations.
Yonex Stringing Team has come on board as the Official Stringing Team of the 2019 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. The largest global network of racquet stringers, Yonex constantly explores new materials and new designs to contribute innovative stringing technology and provide players with the expert service they need to get the most out of their racquet.
The Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic is also happy to have American Express, Citizen, Cheeses of Europe, Deloitte, HiDow, Kaleo, Penn, Vu Tennis, Advocare, Orange Theory Fitness, USPTA, Mobisport Concept, Bleachr, and San José State University, as valued tournament partners.
Now entering its 49th year, the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic is a weeklong WTA Premier event bringing the worlds of tennis and technology together in a festival of sports and entertainment. Highlighting the best the region has to offer, the tournament showcases locally sourced cuisine, fine wine and cheese selections, interactive fan exhibitions, premier hospitality options, and of course, incredible tennis action.
Featuring a 28-player singles draw as well as a 16-team doubles draw the tournament boasts $876,183 in prize money and serves as the opening women's event of the US Open Series.
With several different ticket options available, the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic has something for everyone. To purchase tickets go to www.MubadalaSVC.com or call 1-866-982-8497.
ABOUT THE MUBADALA SILICON VALLEY CLASSIC: The Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic is the longest-running women-only professional tennis tournament in the world and is the first women's stop of the 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 $876,183.
ABOUT MUBADALA: Mubadala Investment Company actively manages a worldwide portfolio supporting the vision of a globally integrated and diversified economy, through sustainable returns to its shareholder, the Government of Abu Dhabi. In March 2018, Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) joined the Group. Mubadala's US $225 billion portfolio spans five continents with interests in aerospace, ICT, semiconductors, metals and mining, renewable energy, oil and gas, petrochemicals, utilities, healthcare, real estate, defense services, pharmaceuticals and medical technology, agribusiness and a global portfolio of financial holdings. Mubadala is a trusted partner, an engaged shareholder and a responsible global company that is committed to ethics and world-class standards. For more information about Mubadala, please visit: www.mubadala.com.
ABOUT THE US OPEN SERIES: Now in its 16th season, the world's best players on the WTA and ATP Tour are coming together for the US Open Series. Linking seven summer WTA and ATP Tour tournaments to the US Open, the US Open Series serves as a true "regular season" of hard court tennis. Featuring a cohesive schedule, the Series centralizes the way tennis is viewed in North America, across multiple television and digital platforms. Fans will see today's top champions go head-to-head with tomorrow's emerging stars, as storylines develop throughout the summer season. Each tournament also engages its local community with a variety of outreach initiatives, including grass-roots youth tennis clinics and activities.
ABOUT IMG: IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media, operating in more than 30 countries. The company manages some of the world's greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages hundreds of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is a leading independent producer and distributor of sports and entertainment media. IMG also specializes in sports training and league development, as well as marketing, media and licensing for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. IMG is part of the Endeavor (formerly WME | IMG) network.
ABOUT SAN JOSÉ STATE UNIVERSITY: The founding campus of the 23-campus California State University system, San José State provides a comprehensive university education, granting bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 250 areas of study -- offered through its eight colleges. With more than 33,000 students and nearly 4,370 employees, San José State University continues to be an essential partner in the economic, cultural and social development of Silicon Valley and the state, annually contributing 10,000 graduates to the workforce. The university is immensely proud of the accomplishments of its more than 260,000 alumni, 60 percent of whom live and work in the Bay Area.