Jun 09, 2010 at 12:37 PM
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Hertz Renews with Wimbledon

Hertz has renewed its official supplier association with The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships for the next five years, marking its 16th consecutive year of the partnership. As the official transport provider to The Championships, Hertz cars will transport both the coaches and players participating in the world's most famous tennis tournament.

"We are delighted to be extending our role as Wimbledon's official supplier of transportation for the next five years." Mark P. Frissora, Hertz's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said. "Our fifteen year partnership with The Wimbledon association is hugely important to Hertz and we look forward to literally 'driving the Championships' by giving guests a memorable journey."

Ian Ritchie, Chief Executive, All England Lawn Tennis Club, commented: "We're delighted that Hertz has renewed its support of The Championships to be the official transportation provider for the next five years. With brand values that are synonymous with ours, we look forward to driving awareness of the partnership to enhance the overall customer experience."

The 2010 fleet will feature 164 Ford cars made up of a luxurious Ford Galaxy, contemporary Ford Kuga and the new redesigned SMax.

Over the 2009 fortnight, Hertz vehicles completed 15,822 trips, carrying a total of 30,551 passengers. The total mileage travelled by all of the cars was 228,736 miles.