WHP Global and Lotto Sport Italia congratulate Jabeur on another historic run with trip to US Open final


Katerina Siniakova proudly represented the Lotto brand while finishing her Grand Slam career in women’s doubles

NEW YORK and TREVIGNANO, Italy, September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WHP Global (“WHP”) and Lotto Sport Italia SpA (“LSI”) congratulate brand partner Ons Jabeur on their run to the women’s singles final at the 2022 US Open.

Ons again made history at Flushing Meadows, becoming the first Arab woman and the first African woman to reach the US Open final. Thanks to her tremendous achievement, the Lotto ambassador rose to the rank of the No. 2 ranked women’s singles player in the world, equaling her career high.

“In victory and defeat, Ons continues to be a shining light for the game of tennis and the Lotto brand. She had an incredible season and we are proud that she was able to build on it with her tremendous achievement in the States. U.S. open,” said Yehuda ShmidmanCEO of WHP Global, owner of the Lotto brand. Andrea TomatCEO of Lotto Sport Italia, added “we are very lucky to have Ons among the members of the Lotto team. We are convinced that she will continue to do great things for the game of tennis in the future, to both on and off the pitch.”

Jabeur, who has been a Lotto athlete since 2016, won two tournaments in 2022, including the Bett1 Open Berlin and the Mutua Madrid Open. Jabeur has also reached the final in four other tournaments this season. Ons’ success on the pitch, coupled with her friendly and easy-going demeanor, has seen her become a hugely popular figure in her home country. Tunisiawhere she earned the nickname “Minister of Happiness”.

Ons wasn’t the only Lotto athlete to race at the US Open. Katerina Siniakova (No. 3) ended her Grand Slam career in women’s doubles with a win on Sunday. It was her sixth Grand Slam doubles title with Barbora Krejcikova, and the pair finished the 2022 Grand Slam season with a perfect 18-0 mark.

Besides Jabeur and Siniakova, Martin Landaluce defeated Gilles Arnaud Bailly in an all-Lotto Boy singles final. Continuing Lotto’s strong presence in the finals, storm sanders claimed her first career mixed doubles title with a victory on Saturday. Lotto salutes all the athletes for their exceptional performances in New York.

The first Italian sports brand was established in 1973. Lotto is known worldwide for its innovative performance-oriented footwear, apparel and accessories that feature the signature double-diamond logo. Lotto is distributed in over 100 countries and is a major force in football and tennis. The brand is currently worn by over 40 football teams, over 300 professional football players and over 300 professional tennis players around the world.

About WHP Global

WHP Global is a leading New York-based company acquiring global consumer brands and investing in high-growth distribution channels, including digital commerce platforms and global expansion. WHP owns LOTTO®, TOYS “R” US®, BABIES “R” US®, ANNE KLEIN®, JOSEPH ABBOUD®, JOE’S JEANS®, WILLIAM RAST®, as well as a controlling interest in the ISAAC MIZRAHI® brand. Together, the brands generate approximately US$4.5 billion in global retail sales. The company also owns WHP+, a turnkey direct-to-consumer digital e-commerce platform for brands, with full in-house operations including technology, data analytics, logistics, creative and digital marketing and WHP SOLUTIONS. , a sourcing agency based in Asia. For more information, visit www.whp-global.com.

About Lotto Sport Italia SpA

Lotto Sport Italia is an Italian sports footwear and apparel company based in Trevignano near Venice, in the heart of the Italian sports system district. The company has long combined Italian sports design with specialist sports expertise, in a diverse product portfolio. Over the years, the lotto has become synonymous with quality, endurance and self-expression, always rooted in sport. Larger than life legends like champions like John NewcombeMartina Navratilova, Boris Becker, Ruud Gullit, Andriy Shevchenko and many others carried Lotto. Today, the company continues its success story with international sponsorships and partnerships with some of the best talent in the world. For more information, go to www.lotto.it.

Media Contact:
Mark Sausa
Berk Communications for Lotto
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For WHP Global:
Jaime Cassavechia
EJ Media Group
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