A thrilling selfie contest was held in Delhi earlier this week, with the Roland Garros French Open trophy put on display at the DLF Promenade mall and former tennis star Marion Bartoli in attendance.
Roland-Garros is known for its huge fan following. Some 463,328 spectators flocked to the highly prestigious French Open in 2015, and the tournament was also broadcast in 224 territories across the world, making it an event of truly global significance. Roland-Garros is run by the French Tennis Federation and held every year at the Porte d’Auteuil in Paris. It is the only Grand Slam to be played on clay — one of the oldest and most noble surfaces in the history of tennis.
The French connection with New Delhi got stronger with the unveiling of the sparkling Roland Garros French Open Trophies as they made their first pit spot in India for the first time. Marian Bartoli, Brand ambassador of Rendez-Vous à Roland-Garros with Ms. Dinaz Madhukar, Sr. Vice President & Mall Head DLF Promenade unveiled the shining trophies to tennis fans kick starting the selfie contest together.
Marion Bartoli is in India for the first time promoting young talent and grass-roots clay-court tennis, as the ambassador for Rendez-Vous à Roland-Garros and will be travelling across the country for the same.
On this exciting occasion Sonali Manilal, Marketing Head, DLF Promenade adds “We, together with The French Tennis Federation, take immense pride in unveiling the Roland Garros French Open Trophies for the first time as an exclusive public showcase at DLF Promenade mall. What makes this occasion even more special is to have French Tennis Legend Marion Bartoli, here as well, as she represents Roland Garros. Promising an exciting day for our visitors we encouraged them to participate in the Roland Garros selfie contest to win free tickets to Paris and 2 tickets to The Roland Garros French Open Tennis 2016. At Promenade, it’s our constant endeavour to create an experience for our customers which is truly unique and today stands testimony to that.”
Tennis lovers all across the city gathered at the mall to grab a lucky chance to indulge in this exclusive French Tennis affair and participate in DLF Promenade Roland Garross Selfie contest as grand prize for this was a free trip to Paris and 2 tickets to The Roland Garross French open Tennis’16.