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11 April 2011

Holvy De Pauw Wins Wilson Boston Open

[CHICAGO] – Wilson Ad Staff badminton player, Holvy de Pauw won the men’s doubles at the 2011Wilson Boston Open. He won the men’s doubles with partner Quang-Minh Nguyen. They defeated the team of Kyle Emerick and Sarun Vivatpatanakul in the finals 21–12, 16–21, 21–17.

It was the 4th Gold Cup for Holvy who won the Men’s Singles in 2009 and the Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles in 2010. Using his Vertex BLX badminton racquet, Holvy is becoming to be known as Mr. Boston Open as he claims the title every year he competes.

Holvy renewed his contract last year and Wilson looks forward to continuing their support of his ongoing success. “We are proud to be a part of this tournament and supporting Holvy to four championships,” said Terri Graham, US Business Director of Indoor Racquet Sports. “He is a great ambassador for Wilson and the game of Badminton.”

Boston Open started in 1997 as a local tournament for players in the North-East of the USA. It was held at the Rockwell Cage at MIT in Cambridge, MA and has remained there ever since. Over the years it had grown and developed into one of the largest tournaments in North America, attracting over 200 players from all around the world. In addition to being the official shuttlecock of the event with its Top Line 100, Wilson is named sponsor of the Boston Open further supporting this prestigious tournament and the competitors from around the world.

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