DXC Technology sponsored largest women-only tennis tournament in North America
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DXC Technology became the exclusive sponsor and IT technology partner for the Credit One Charleston Open, the largest women’s-only tennis tournament in North America and renowned tournament for women’s professional tennis, held on Daniel Island in Charleston in South Carolina, United States.
The Credit One Charleston Open is where world-class tennis meets in a world-class venue and destination. As a premier women-only sporting event in a premier city, the tournament offers something special, it showcases the magic of where the court meets the coast.
A partnership with community, customers and colleagues
“This new partnership is an exciting move for DXC, as this tournament represents performance excellence on and off the court. This will be a place where our customers and colleagues can explore new and innovative ways we can come together as a community to win.” says DXC Technology President, Insurance and Business Process Solutions, Ray August.
Connecting with the Charleston community to create advantage for all
DXC Technology believes in stewardship and in supporting the communities where its employees live and work. At the event, DXC Technology teamed with customers, colleagues and players to give back to Charleston. The company sponsored multiple experiences with local students from Meeting Street Academy to help set them up for success. By caring for its communities, DXC Technology fosters a culture of inclusion and belonging.
The DXC-Credit One Charleston Open partnership was experienced throughout the tournament, both on and off the courts. On stadium court, fans experienced engaging animations and promotions, while off the courts, attendees enjoyed the Match Point Bar and Grill stage programming to learn from and engage with past and current champions during the DXC Technology Series.
Updates were constantly shared on social media and on sports networks with more than 22 million viewers.
A commitment to supporting women's sport
“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome DXC to our family of partners. DXC is a global company with 130,000 employees across 70 countries, which aligns perfectly with the global scale of women’s tennis. The Credit One Charleston Open and Hologic WTA Tour welcome fans, players and viewers from across the world to enjoy this international sport,” commented President of Charleston Tennis, LLC, Bob Moran.
“Our commitment is to be best in class within women’s sport and deliver memorable moments for our fans. DXC’s partnership helps us continue that journey and we are appreciative of their support,” said President of Charleston Tennis, LLC, Bob Moran.
Paving the path for female tennis players to receive equal recognition
The nine-day Credit One Charleston Open showcased a singles draw of 56 players, a qualifying draw of 32 players, and a doubles draw of 16 players. The event has traditionally hosted more than 90,000 attendees on Daniel Island.
Charleston Tennis, LLC, that manages Credit One Stadium under a lease from the City of Charleston, renovated and modernized the 20-year-old facility. The city-owned venue underwent upgrades to enhance the stadium experience for patrons, performers, tennis players and event management, allowing the venue to attract world-class athletes and talent to Daniel Island.
The Credit One Charleston Open celebrated its 50th year in 2022. The tournament has been a pioneer in women’s professional sports since 1973, paving the path for female tennis players to receive equal recognition, respect and pay in the sport. Originally held on Hilton Head Island, the event moved to Charleston in 2001 and is played on Daniel Island at the LTP Daniel Island tennis center, home to the Credit One Stadium.
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