Historic Hunstanton Lawn Tennis Tournament ensures its future after signing new sponsorship deal
Hunstanton Lawn Tennis Tournament is happy to announce Three Castles Cover as their presiding sponsor for the 2019- 2021 tournament.
South Wales-based Three Castles Cover has signed a three-year deal to support the 99-year-old tennis tournament taking it through its centenary in 2020.
In recognition of this wonderful support the event will now be renamed ‘The Three Castles Cover Hunstanton Lawn Tennis Tournament’.
Established in 1920, the tournament takes place on 38 tennis courts on the towns recreation ground, over seven days from Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th August. The tennis tournament is open to players of all ages and ability from six-year olds to sixty-year olds. It is second only to Wimbledon in size, attracting thousands of competitors every August.
Organisers say in excess of 1,000 competitors have so far signed up to compete in the Hunstanton LTT tournament across the various categories.
Three Castles Cover chief executive and keen tennis player David Harlow said: “The Hunstanton LTT is a well-established and highly respected tournament. I was told about the sponsorship opportunity by Richard Coleman, MD of our biggest insurance provider Archipelago and jumped at the chance to support the prestigious event.
“It’s an excellent opportunity for our company to support tennis in the UK and we look forward to being associated with this wonderful tennis tournament"
David, who will be teaming up with Richard as a doubles pairing at the tournament, said as a special incentive to players, Three Castles Cover has agreed to donate £100 for every new insurance policy sold during the week. The money raised will be go towards the purchase of a new sharp-bladed lawn mower.
Alison Finch, of the Hunstanton Lawn tennis Tournament said: “We’re thrilled to have secured Three Castles Cover as sponsors for this and the next two years taking us through 2020, our centenary year. I look forward to seeing David and Richard on court during the tournament and wish them well in the doubles.”
Three Castles Cover, developed in Gwent, south Wales, specialises in providing high quality, multi-insurance cover for homes, including investment properties, worldwide travel, cars and pets, all under one individual policy.
The product is part of Pontypool-based PH Innovate the umbrella group which also owns Quote Detective, Quote the Market and NV Technology.