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Hertz Transports Leading Tennis Stars At Wimbledon

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The Hertz Corporation  is the Official Transport Partner to the Wimbledon Tennis Championships for the 21st consecutive year, providing tennis stars with top-class transportation.

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Over the two weeks of the world-renowned tournament, Hertz will operate 175 prestige vehicles to transport players and their coaching teams over 300,000 miles in approximately 17,000 journeys.

Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz RAC International, said: “Celebrating 21 years in partnership with Wimbledon is certainly thrilling. It has always been a great honour to transport the world’s top tennis players, and their coaching teams to and from this unique sporting event. Entering our third decade as the Official Transport Partner to the Wimbledon Tennis Championships is another perfect occasion to highlight the hard work of our staff during the tournament every year. In 2015 we will continue to deliver an outstanding service, ensuring every journey is enjoyable and on time.”

This year, Hertz will operate an exclusive fleet of iconic, high performance cars, including XF, XJ and XE Jaguars. Additionally, the car rental company will provide two vans from its growing commercial fleet and two executive coaches for VIP transportation.

Neil Cunningham, General Manager, Hertz UK, added: “This year we are glad to be running a fleet of exclusive vehicles, in line with our reputation for providing top models such as those in our exclusive Prestige and Dream Collections. Being part of the world’s foremost tennis tournament is incredibly rewarding and a great opportunity to be closer to our customers who are sports fans.”

Hertz also continues to work closely with various partners to offer their customers a chance to win tickets to The Championships and other special offers. Participating partners include: Aegean Airlines, AMEX, Air France, Cityjet, IHG Rewards, Lufthansa Miles & More, Relais & Chateaux, Ryanair and Virgin Atlantic Flying Club.

Those Wimbledon fans either courtside or at home that want to have extra fun during the 2015 Wimbledon Tennis Championships can print the Hertz Wimbledon Bingo Gamecard available from Hertz’s blog, On the road. The card includes 20 typical sights and sounds likely to be seen or heard during the grass court tournament. Customers following Hertz on Twitter and Facebook can also share their favourite moments from the fortnight using the the hashtag #HertzWinningService.

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