Chubb has become the official insurance sponsor of the US Open under a new, multi-year agreement that begins immediately, according to a press release on the US Open website. The US Open Grand Slam event begins in New York on August 31st and is the first Grand Slam of the season after the Australian Open in January.
Chubb is the official insurance sponsor of the US Open Grand Slam event
While some of the top players will not be at the US Open due to injuries or concerns about the travelling in the current health crisis, the event will still feature several top names - including seven of the Top 10 on the men's side led by World No.
1 Novak Djokovic and World No. 3 Dominic Thiem, and four of the Top 10 on the women's side led by World No. 3 Karolina Pliskova. Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin, 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams and two-time Grand Slam winner Noami Osaka.
Evan G. Greenberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chubb, commented on the partnership. "We are proud to begin this new partnership with the US Open, whose passionate followers and fans represent many of the clients and distribution partners whom we proudly serve every day.
This sponsorship provides a premier global platform to amplify Chubb’s brand visibility and its reputation for exceptional service”. Lew Sherr, Chief Revenue Officer, USTA, also spoke about the agreement. "Uniting the US Open with Chubb, a global leader in helping people and businesses during times of adversity, is very fitting in 2020.
We are thrilled to provide a stage for tennis players and deliver the spectacle of the US Open to our fans around the world. Chubb is very similar in their dedication to their clients, and we’re looking forward to growing our US Open partnership together and delivering the very best product when it’s needed most”.
Chubb is a leading property and casualty insurer in the U.S. and around the world. In November 2019, Chubb was also announced as Official Insurance Partner for the Australian Open Grand Slam event as well. The branding of the Chubb company will be seen prominently on the on-court signage on the courts at the US Open, including the main Arthur Ashe Stadium.
The US Open is the first Grand Slam event since the resumption of the tennis circuit. The professional tennis circuit was suspended in March due to the global pandemic. The French Open will be held in late September in Paris.