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Hublot Signs Young Tennis Pro Borna Coric To Endorsement Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15

Up-and-coming tennis player Borna Coric has signed an endorsement deal with watchmaker Hublot. The deal, which is set to be announced tomorrow, will be Hublot’s first in tennis. Watch deals are a standard for top players, which is what makes Coric’s noteworthy. While a promising and he...

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