Infosys partners with Roland-Garros to re-create digital tennis experience for fans and players

In an attempt to enhance the tennis experiences for the fans and tennis players, One of India’s largest technology giant Infosys on Thursday announced the three-year strategic technology partnership with Roland-Garros Slam tennis tournament also known as French Open.

The company in its statement said that “The main aim of the partnership is to re-create the tennis experience for the fans and the tennis player globally by enriching the game by providing fans, players and coaches with a completely new experience.”

“By leveraging the Infosys expertise in digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, analytics, mobility, virtual and augmented reality,” the statement added.

Speaking on the partnership Bernard Giudicelli, President, French Tennis Federation said that “We are truly delighted that Infosys has joined Roland-Garros as a partner. The partnership centers around the digital innovation, a key pillar of the tournament and will offer tennis fans an even richer experience.”

“We’re convinced that Infosys will help us to deliver the tournament’s digital transformation objectives to ensure Roland-Garros remains at the cutting edge of technology,” Bernard added.

Talking more on the developments, Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys said that “Roland-Garros stands for its rich history and culture, and today Infosys is proud to become a part of this heritage, and We’re excited to partner with Roland-Garros to showcase how digital technologies can enhance the boundaries of this tournament by leveraging data, insights and digital experiences.”

“We are committed to helping Roland-Garros further for expanding its global following in the physical and the virtual world powered by digital innovation where fans and players alike can experience game-changing innovations,” Rao added.

As a part of the partnership, both Infosys and Roland-Garros will work on several new digitally enabled experiences such as re-imagined fan experience powered by data and analytics, empowering players and coaches with the power of the artificial intelligence and Roland-Garros fan engagement amplified with Virtual reality and augmented reality