FedEx to Sponsor “Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championship 2014”

FedEx Express (FedEx), the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announces its sponsorship of the “Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships 2014” to be held from September 29 to October 5 at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo.

During the competition, FedEx will have an official booth with fun games and chances to win original FedEx items. A player autograph session will also take place at the booth (date and time to be determined).
FedEx has been an active sponsor of men’s professional tennis since establishing a partnership with the Association of Tennis Professions (ATP) in 2010. The “Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championship 2014” will feature several prominent tennis stars, such as this year’s US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori, Stan Wawrinka, David Ferrer, Milos Raonic and the doubles tennis pair, Bob and Mike Bryan.

Tournament Outline


Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships 2014



September 27 (Sat.) - September 28 (Sun.), 2014
September 29 (Mon.) - October 5 (Sun), 2014


Ariake Coliseum and Ariake Tennis Forest Park

2-2-22 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0063


Men’s Singles:
Men’s Doubles:

32 players (qualifying: 16 players)

16 pairs