Infosys becomes the International Tennis Hall of Fame as a digital innovation partner and title sponsor of the Hall of Fame Open
The International Tennis Hall of Fame and Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced a multi-year transformational partnership that will see Infosys become the ITHF’s Official Digital Innovation Partner and title sponsor of the organization’s annual ATP Tour tournament, the Infosys Hall of Fame Open. The partnership will enable the ITHF to expand its work in digitally conserving and commemorating tennis history, as well as identifying and acting on possibilities to improve the fan experience.
Through digital agreements with the ATP Tour, Australian Open, and Roland-Garros, Infosys has proved successful in improving the tennis experience for fans around the world.
“We are thrilled to join with Infosys in a comprehensive collaboration to accelerate transformation of the digital landscape of International Tennis Hall of Fame. Infosys is a global leader in the use of cutting-edge technology in tennis and beyond, and we are honored to be a focus in their steadfast dedication to the sport. We look forward to our collaboration bringing tennis closer to fans all over the world,”said Todd Martin, CEO of the ITHF.
“We are very inspired by the incredible strides that the ITHF is making to bring tennis fans the finest ATP Tour grass-court tournament in the United States and to nurture the rich heritage of the sport. It will be an exciting journey as we strive to match their commitment to tennis with smart data-driven, digital innovations that can advance the outcomes of their efforts and deliver deeply engaging fan experiences throughout the tournament. Collaborating with the ITHF gives us an opportunity to celebrate their rich history as the origin of the U.S. National Championships and accelerate their endeavors to preserve the history of the sport globally,”said Ravi Kumar S., President, Infosys.
In addition to producing the Stat of the Day digital insights series as title sponsors of the Infosys Hall of Fame Open, Infosys will use the Infosys Tennis Platform to enable digital innovation and continuous engagement across the following areas:
Providing innovative and insight-driven experiences to the ITHF’s growing global audience through digital platforms: Infosys will solidify the ITHF’s position as a leader in the digital preservation and strengthening of tennis history, as well as provide innovative and insight-driven experiences to the ITHF’s growing global audience through digital platforms.
TennisWorthy will tell the greatest stories in tennis, with Infosys presenting 10 annual episodes of the video series and pioneering new ways for the series. TennisWorthy is an initiative of the ITHF to recount the greatest stories in tennis, inspired by the sport’s core ideals and legends.
Designing amazing fan experiences: Infosys will endeavor to create immersive 3D and VR platforms that allow fans to learn about the sport’s history while also monitoring tournament action and analyzing player performances in depth.
The ITHF has staged the Hall of Fame Open every year since 1976. The Infosys Hall of Fame Open is set to take place in Newport, Rhode Island, from July 10 to 17, 2022. Every year, the tournament gathers top names as well as up-and-coming talent for the only grass-court ATP Tour event outside of Europe, which takes place the week after Wimbledon. On Saturday, July 16, the event will overlap with the ITHF’s Enshrinement Weekend and Induction Ceremony, during which Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt will be inducted.