Fila announced today that it has
signed an endorsement agreement with top-ranked American
tennis player Sam Querrey. The multi-year agreement with
Querrey continues the legacy of Fila's sponsorship of
elite tennis champions. Querrey joins an impressive
roster of ATP World Tour players who have worn the Fila
brand on-court since the 1970s.
"We are thrilled that American
tennis star Sam Querrey has joined the Fila family,"
said Gene Yoon, Chairman of Fila. "As we enter the 103rd
year of the Fila brand, our commitment to the sport that
is such an important part of our history will be
strengthened by our relationship with world-class
athletes like Sam. As we look to the future of tennis in
the United States, we are positive that Sam will inspire
the next generation of players through his involvement
in Fila's new junior mentorship program."
Querrey, 26, turned pro in 2006
and has been ranked in the Top 50 on the ATP World Tour
for five of the past six years. In January 2011,
he achieved a career-high world ranking of number 17.
He is the second-ranked American on the ATP World Tour
and has won seven Singles titles, including 3 titles in
Los Angeles. Sam is a member of the United States Davis
Cup team and won the lone U.S. singles rubber during the
2013 World Group Quarterfinal vs Serbia. He represented
the United States at the Beijing Games in 2008.
Querrey's serve is one of the fastest on the ATP World
Tour and has been recorded up to 148mph.
"Fila has such a great history of
sponsoring champions and I am excited to wear the same
brand as the players I admired as a junior," said
Querrey. "I am extremely excited to give back to the
tennis community as a mentor to young players at