Lexus is the official automotive sponsor of The Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2022, which take place in Malaga, Spain, from 22 to 27 November. Lexus vehicles will be transporting players and team members throughout the tournament.
With an emphasis on ‘Lexus Electrified’, the brand’s ongoing sustainability vision, the partnership with the Davis Cup celebrates both the excitement and energy of one of the world’s most prestigious tennis tournaments, and the thrill of driving an electric or hybrid electric Lexus car. The RX 500h performance hybrid, the NX 450h+ plug-in hybrid, the battery electric RZ and the UX 250h self-charging hybrid will take centre stage during the competition. The new RX 500h F Sport Performance will be displayed on court and the all-new battery electric RZ will also be present at the venue.
The Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals sees the top two teams in each group competing in the quarter-finals. Lexus ambassador Roberto Bautista will once again represent Spain in the competition, with his team playing Croatia. Australia, Netherlands, Italy, United States, Germany and Canada were also successful in reaching the last eight.
Pascal Ruch, Vice President in charge of Lexus Europe, commented: “As the knock-out stage commences, we can see why The Davis Cup by Rakuten is one of the most iconic sporting competitions in the world. Lexus’s synergy with the competition gives the brand a platform to showcase its craftsmanship and Omotenashi philosophy to an engaged and passionate audience.”
David Ferrer, Director of the Davis Cup Finals, said: “This year’s Final 8 in Malaga has been handled with unparalleled levels of hospitality and passion that are synonymous with the Lexus brand. We are all delighted to be able to rely on Lexus once again, as the official automotive partner of the competition.”
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About the Davis Cup:
Founded in 1900, Davis Cup by Rakuten is the men’s world cup of tennis and the largest annual team competition in sport. A total of 143 nations entered in 2022, competing across multiple levels of the competition from regional events to the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals. Sixteen teams participated in this year’s Finals Group Stage, which was held from 13-18 September in Bologna, Glasgow, Hamburg and Valencia. The top two teams from each venue automatically qualified for the ‘Final 8’ in Malaga, taking place from 22-27 November.