British No. 1 tennis player Dan Evans has announced a partnership with British men’s clothing company, Luke as his official kit partner, according to the Fashion United website. Evans is currently ranked No. 28 in the world and is the highest ranked British player in the ATP rankings.
The deal will start from August 2020 and run for a three-year period till the end of July 2023.
Dan Evans announces partnership with Luke
As part of the deal, Luke will create kits for Evans for his matches and his training sessions and also release a technical sports collection in collaboration with the current British No.
1 player. The Luke x Dan Evans collection is set for release in November 2020. Luke Roper, co-founder of Luke, commented, “We are thrilled to be partnering with British number one Dan Evans. Dan fits perfectly into our sporting portfolio and we’re looking forward to working with him and his team on a very special clean, clinical, and classy performance offer.
As a fellow Midlander, we couldn’t be happier to welcome him into the Luke family”. Evans commented on the partnership, "I am hugely excited to be joining the Luke family. I am particularly looking forward to collaborating with the whole team at Luke on the Luke Sport Performance collection that I will be showcasing on the tour all year round.
Luke and all the guys brand side have been super professional and welcoming, and I think this is going to be a great partnership”. Luke is a privately owned, British men’s clothing company. Luke Roper is the the Creative Director and Co-founder of the brand he founded.
Dan Evans has reached the fourth round of the 2017 Australian Open. He has also reached the third round of Wimbledon and the US Open Grand Slam events. He has reached two ATP singles finals in his career so far - the 2017 Apia International Sydney and the Delray Beach Open.
He also helped Great Britain win the Davis Cup in 2015, their first title in the tournament for 79 years for which the team was awarded the 2015 BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year Award. In February this year, Evans reached the semi-finals at the Dubai Tennis Championships where he lost to the Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas. The brand has has two labels - Luke the Technical Tailor and Luke Sport Performance.