- Rafael Nadal new endorsement with Infosys is the latest pre-retirement package he is into
- He could retire any moment after the 2024 French Open
- He is still no sure if he is in the proper physical form to play tennis this year
Rafael Nadal new endorsement with Infosys is the latest pre-retirement package he is into.
He could retire any moment after the 2024 French Open going by a statement he made in 2023. Nadal while recovering from a hip surgery he underwent in June said that he would play at Roland Garros this year and retire thereafter.
However, he doubled down on this statement saying that he wasn’t sure if he would retire because he wants to play more tennis if his body allows.
Rafal Nadal New Endorsement With Infosys
Nadal is the new face of this firm known for its commercial success in Europe. Infosys is a multinational company that operates in the information technology (IT) and consulting services domain.
They offer a wide range of services to businesses and organizations around the world, focusing on helping them achieve their goals through innovative use of technology and business processes.
The machine-learning specialists will help Nadal’s coaching staff create new tools for match analysis.
In addition to managing his tennis academy, Nadal appears to be interested in supervising some innovative tennis-related initiatives.
He says partnering with Infosys will help him in his quest to help communities.
“I’m very happy to work closely with Infosys, as they work to not only evolve the experience of tennis to the times, but also empower people in our communities to be part of a brighter future,” he said after signing the deal.
Nadal expressed admiration and appreciation for Infosys, specifically highlighting their impact on the global tennis ecosystem.
He said that Infosys’ digital expertise in various industries, has had a huge transformative effect on tennis.
The data provided by this IT firm help players play better and avoid mistakes they made in the past.
How is Infosys Deal With Rafael Nadal Helpful?
It will help Nadal in his quest to offer younger tennis players a chance to train better and become even better players in future.
“I love the way Infosys has brought its digital expertise across industries to the global tennis ecosystem. It has transformed the tennis experience for a billion global fans and truly empowered all players on the tour with analytics that they could have only dreamt of a few years ago. Also, the impact that Infosys is making beyond the court – creating the next opportunity for people, businesses, and communities – deeply inspires me. I believe it’s our shared aspiration to create societal good that makes our handshake truly meaningful,” he added.
According to Infosys, Nadal is the right person for them in their pursuit of development. He is what the IT firm has been looking for for a long time but never got it.
Infosys Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director Salil Parekh said he loves Nadal’s spirit of never giving up. His outlook on tennis especially during challenging moments made them pick him for as an ambassador for the firm.
“He is someone who personifies the spirit of always evolving, never giving up, utmost dedication and determination to give the very best in every situation. We are inspired by his approach, and it reflects our own aspirations to continuously evolve and always remain relevant for our clients,” Parekh added.
Using AI, cloud, data analytics, and digital experiences, Infosys has collaborated with the ATP Tour, Roland-Garros, Australian Open, and The International Tennis Hall of Fame to redefine the tennis ecosystem for a billion fans worldwide.
Infosys has led the way in developing platforms for coaches and players to analyze footage and stats.
It has also strengthened match analysis with AI-assisted journalism platforms so that broadcasters provide interesting content, and create new avenues for spectators to interact with the game.