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May 23, 2011

Wilson Players Advance to French Open Main Draw

[CHICAGO] – Wilson athletes have brought their top game for this year’s French Open being held May 17-June 5 in Paris, France. Some of the hottest players on tour right now have qualified for the main draw and they are all ready to go on the clay courts of Paris.

Wilson Exclusive players, wearing head to toe Wilson gear, cruised to the main draw. Frank Dancevic with his Blade 98 BLX racquet and Corinna Dentoni with her Blade 98 Pink BLX racquet will be debuting Wilson’s 2011 Summer collection next week.

The line is inspired by fashion trends, innovative materials and smart design. The Summer Collection represents a comprehensive offering with pieces that are created for high end performance. The bright colors and energy of the Summer line give our athletes the gear to prepare their game for the world’s biggest stage. Wilson has combined visual energy and dynamic color with technical features that ensure our products look great and are truly "made to move" on the court. You can find the complete Summer 2011 line on www.wilsontennis.com.

Many other Wilson players including Lukas Rosol, Stephanie Robert, Leonardo Mayer and Steve Darcis all used their Six.One 95 racquets to qualify for the main draw of the French Open. Other Wilson qualifiers include Bjorn Phau with his Blade 98, Sabine Licisiki, Marina Erakovic and Eleni Daniilidou using their Blade 98 Pink racquets and Olga Govortsova and Yung Jan Chan who will use their Tour BLX racquets as they all compete in the main draw next week.

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Wilson Racquet Sports is a division of Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods, one of the world's leading manufacturers of sports equipment and owned by Amer Sports. Wilson designs, manufactures and distributes sporting goods throughout the world and focuses on making technologically advanced products which help players of all levels perform better. Wilson's core sport categories include: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer, Youth Sports, Uniforms/Apparel, Golf, Footwear and Racquet Sports (Tennis, Racquetball, Squash, Badminton and Platform Tennis). For more information, visit www.wilson.com.

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