OPPO rolls out a 5G initiative for young tennis players at Roland-Garros

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OPPO has showcased what can be done through a 5G network connectivity. The smartphone maker, which has an R & D center setup in Hyderabad has come up with a unique initiative to help young tennis players at Roland-Garros realize the full potential of technology. “Together with Managing Director of OPPO France, Denis Morel, the Roland-Garros Tournament Director, and former world number three and Davis Cup Winner Guy Forget connected via a video call using an OPPO Find X2 Pro with top junior tennis players to discuss how technology continues to change the world of tennis.”, as brand quotes. 


Last year, OPPO became a Premium Partner and the Official Smartphone of the Parisian clay court grand slam. It is also the title sponsor of the “Junior Wild Card Series,” so to replace the chance to compete in-person this year, the brand hosted a global 5G video call to connect aspiring talents. Additional OPPO activations planned for the Roland-Garros 2020 include the “Photo Gallery” which showcase the most beautiful moments at Roland-Garros, all captured by the OPPO Find X2 Pro, as well as increased stadium visibility and other activities to be announced at a later date.


“Our 5G devices perform even better in the further enhanced 5G environment at Roland-Garros this year,” said Gregor Almassy, Overseas CMO, OPPO. “Connecting global young talents with a legend like Guy Forget, showcases the capabilities and enhanced connectivity of OPPO 5G. The success of it also demonstrates that Roland-Garros and OPPO have shared commitment to enhance and provide better stadium experience for global users and fans”


For the 2020 edition, OPPO is privileged to present a unique onsite experience for a group of people to play at sunset, with images captured by the Find X2 Pro. More details will soon be available to follow.


“We are proud to be able to welcome back players and fans to Roland-Garros 2020 in a safe environment and we are excited to be able to offer innovative experiences using 5G technology,” said Guy Forget. “The partnership between Roland-Garros and OPPO is about empowering the next generation of champions by facilitating connections and developing the link between tennis and technology, which is more important than ever in these difficult times.”


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