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FedEx Supports Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships 2017 With Its Shipping Capabilities


TOKYO, October 4, 2017—FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is the Gold Sponsor and Official Carrier of the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships 2017, which are being held from October 2 to 8 at Ariake Tennis Forest Park / Ariake Coliseum.

“We are greatly honored to support the Rakuten Japan Open through FedEx Express shipping capabilities again this year,” said Masamichi Ujiie, regional vice president, North Pacific, FedEx Express. “Every year, the professional competitors in this tournament captivate fans from Japan and around the world with elite performances in heart-stopping matches. The players’ commitment to their sport resonates with FedEx, because we are also committed to delivering world-class performances every day for businesses around the world.”

FedEx has been a sponsor of the Association of Tennis Professionals since 2010 and continues to serve as a global sponsor and official carrier for 17 tournaments including this year’s Japan Open.

At this year’s Rakuten Japan Open Championships 2017, star players slated to take part in the singles competition include Marin Čilić, Dominic Thiem and Milos Raonic (ranked 5th, 7th and 12th in the world, respectively).

*Emirates ATP Rankings as of October 2, 2017.