Tech Desk. OPPO, the world’s leading smart device brand, is providing a unique opportunity for top junior tennis players who are unable to compete or watch matches at the Roland-Garros (French Open) this year. For this, the powerful capabilities of OPPO’s 5G technology were leveraged. OPPO France Managing Director Dennis Morel, Roland-Garros tournament director and former tennis player and Davis Cup winner Guy Forgate connected with top junior tennis players via video call via OPPO Find X2 Pro. He discussed the issue with the players on ‘how technology is changing the world of tennis’.
Last year, OPPO became a premium partner and the official smartphone of the Paris-based Clay Court Grand Slam. OPPO is also the title sponsor of the ‘Junior Wild Card Series’. This year the brand has hosted a Global 5G video call to engage aspiring talent. Additionally, OPPO’s activity plan for Roland-Garros 2020 includes a “photo gallery”, which features the most beautiful moments in Roland-Garros. All these photos are taken from OPPO Find X2 Pro.
“Our 5G devices in Roland-Garros are performing better in the 5G environment this year,” said Gregor Almassi, OPPO’s Overseas CMO. He added, “Connecting Global Young Talent with legends like Guy Foregate demonstrates OPPO 5G’s capabilities and increased connectivity. Its success also shows that Roland-Garros and OPPO have created better stadiums for global users and fans Shared commitment to enhance and provide experience. “
Talk with Legend: 5G Video Call with Guy Foregate of Roland-Garros
Connecting with junior tennis players brings back memories. When Foregate won the Roland-Garros Junior title in 1982, it first attracted the attention of the tennis world – and it was the memory and spark he expected from players from China, India, Romania and Thailand who played 5G videos Participated in the chat.
After nearly four decades, Foregate is now the tournament director at Roland-Garros. He considers the tournament the perfect platform for sports innovation. For example, last year OPPO showcased its first European 5G handsets and Roland-Garros’ first live 8K TV images. It took the help of the 5G network of the stadium. This year, the famous Philippe-Chatrier court has been equipped with a magnificent terrace and many courts will be illuminated with floodlight for the first time. For the 2020 edition, OPPO has had the privilege of having a unique onsite experience for a group of people to play at sunset.
According to Guy Foregate “We are proud to be able to welcome players and fans to the Roland-Garros 2020 in a safe environment. We are excited to be able to deliver innovative experiences using 5G technology. Roland-Garros and OPPO The partnership between “facilitating connections and empowering the next generation of champions by developing the link between tennis and technology is more important than ever in this difficult time.”
On the call the tennis talents shared their feelings and also asked Forgate some questions. For India, Humra Bahrams said, “It is disappointing to be unable to compete on clay courts this year, but I can get there using today’s technology, and it’s great to see the game and the fan experience changing.” Is. “Hearing how he managed the ups and downs of his career while engaging with a former player encourages me to practice even more strongly for next year’s competition.”
The best thing about the partnership between OPPO and Roland-Garros is that both are always on the lookout for excellence and constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation. This year’s activities build on the already established groundwork, as OPPO is working wholeheartedly to increase its presence in markets across Europe and across Asia with global tennis fans as well as the brand strategy of the French Tennis Federation .
OPPO believes that how technology can bring hope and enthusiasm to people and help them to create and explore a better future. OPPO will continue to make such efforts even further to expand brand awareness and promote technology globally.