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Japan Open has a new sponsor

Proton21
05-19-2009, 11:44 PM
Rakuten, Inc. is the biggest online shopping mall operator in Japan.

Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships 2009
http://rakutenopen.rakuten.co.jp/en/index.html

Aenea
09-30-2009, 05:52 AM
This new sponsor though being "the biggest online shopping mall operator in Japan" seems to be poor. Tokyo tournament don't have Hawk Eye system and they even cut down the system for measuring the speed of the serve. And that's a 500 tournament :rolleyes: