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Wilson Juice & Steam Power Czech Republic Team to Fed Cup Finals

Petra Kvitova sernes with the Wilson Steam tennis racket

Petra Kvitova serves with the Wilson Steam tennis racket

Wilson Juice & Steam Power Czech Republic Team to Fed Cup Finals

Petra Kvitova Takes Wilson Steam 100, Lucie Safarova Takes Wilson Juice 100 to Team’s Second Consecutive Fed Cup Final

CHICAGO (April 23, 2012) – When the Czech Republic team clinched victory over Italy in last weekend’s Fed Cup semifinals, three of its four members held Wilson rackets, including singles wins for Petra Kvitova with her Steam 100 and Lucie Safarova using her Juice 100. Lucie Hradecka helped to secure the team’s doubles win with her Wilson Tour BLX. By reaching the finals, the Czech Republic becomes the world’s no. 1 ranked team and moves on to defend its 2011 Fed Cup title.

“Congratulations to the Czech Republic team, who continues to dominate the Fed Cup again this year,” said Renaud Vallon, global tour director of Wilson Racquet Sports. “Of course, Petra’s powerful play and undefeated run at Fed Cup creates exciting tennis, and we’re looking forward to cheering on the entire team in the finals.”

Kvitova and Safarova have been playing with their new Juice & Steam rackets, part of Wilson’s next generation racket technology for 2012, since the start the season.

“To win in front of the home crowd and reach the finals again is special,” said Kvitova. “It’s been a great year so far and my Steam racket is just perfect for my game.”

Wilson is proud to serve as the official ball of Fed Cup by BNP Paribas. For more information on the latest Wilson rackets, go to: www.wilsontennis.com

Lucie Safarova swings her Wilson Juice tennis racket

Lucie Safarova swings her Wilson Juice tennis racket

Wilson Players Continue to Win Titles on WTA

Serena Williams plays with the Wilson Blade Team tennis racket

Serena Williams plays with the Wilson Blade Team tennis racket

Wilson Players Continue to Win Titles on WTA

Serena Williams Wins 40th WTA Title with Wilson Blade; Lucie Safarova Wins Doubles Title with Wilson Juice at Family Circle Cup

Serena Williams, 27-time Grand Slam winner and two-time doubles Olympic gold medalist, claimed her 40th WTA title yesterday in Charleston, S.C., with her Wilson Blade Team tennis racket, defeating fellow Wilson player Lucie Safarova 6-0, 6-1 in the finals of the Family Circle Cup. Williams has had a Wilson racket in hand for all 40 of her title wins.

“We extend heart-felt congratulations to Serena on her impactful win yesterday,” said Renaud Vallon, global tour director of Wilson Racquet Sports. “She has won countless matches over the course of her renowned tennis career, and this is certainly an impressive milestone we knew would be close at hand.  This will no doubt be a strong year for Serena with the form she’s in and the dominance she’s currently showing in the WTA.”

Not all was lost for the singles finalist; Lucie Safarova volleyed with her Wilson Juice 100 tennis racket to take home her first WTA doubles title with partner Pavlyuchenkova.

“I am playing some of my best tennis with my new Juice racket and, after reaching the finals of singles and then taking the doubles title, I am just more pumped for the next tournament!” said Safarova.

Wilson tennis rackets continue to bring results on the WTA Tour.  In just the first four months of 2012, 13 titles have already been won with a Wilson racket.

For more information on the latest Wilson rackets, go to: http://www.wilson.com/en-us/tennis/rackets/

Lucie Safarova plays with the Wilson Juice tennis racket

Lucie Safarova plays with the Wilson Juice tennis racket