“For the history of the Unicredit Group, support for major sporting events is important, and the Davis Cup is a natural choice of partners, both because of the locations where the competitions are held, and because of the competition for grass, as well as the focus on sustainability and commitment to improving the game. through digitization, “the statement said.
The chief executive officer of Unicredit Group, Andrea Orcel, said that the bank decided to be a sponsor of the Davis Cup, considering that the competition perfectly coincides with its position as a pan-European commercial bank.
“Professional tennis players are an example of excellence, strength and team spirit that we in the banking group strive for. The Davis Cup is one of the leading international tennis events and that is why we are honored to have the opportunity to work with them this year. “Three key events will take place in growing markets that are important to us,” Orcel said.
The Davis Cup, organized by the Rakuten Finals, will be held in three cities from November 25 to December 5, 2021. Innsbruck and Turin will host two of the six groups during the quarterfinals, while the rest of the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals will be held in Madrid.
During the competition, a special Unicredit ACE4 sustainability award will be given, a prize donation to a selected ESG humanitarian organization, and participation in coin tossing will be organized, as well as access to official event equipment signed by selected players competing in final matches.