Lagardère Unlimited, the sport industry and entertainment company of the Lagardère group, has signed representation agreements with the Polish tennis stars, Agnieszka and Urszula Radwanksa.
Agnieszka, currently ranked 10th on the WTA Tour, and Urszula, ranked #199, reside in Krakow. Agnieszka reached a career high ranking of #8 in February of 2010 and most recently made the quarterfinals of the 2011 Australian Open. Urszula, the former #1 junior in the world and returning from an injury, aims to surpass her career high ranking of #62, achieved in August of 2009.
The sisters will be represented and managed by Lagardère Unlimited Tennis President Ken Meyerson and Daniel Becker. “We have recruited the sisters since their impressive junior careers. We are excited and honored to be working with such decorated players,” Meyerson said. Added Becker: “We believe both girls have the ability to transcend the ‘tennis world’. They are young, talented, accomplished, and a pleasure to
work with. You really cannot ask for more.”
Among its businesses, the talent management business unit of the Lagardère group, Lagardère Unlimited, representing some of the world’s best athletes in Sports and Entertainment, including Tennis, Football, Basketball, Rugby, Sailing, Mixed Martial Arts, Fencing, Track and Field, Swimming, Motorsports, Cricket, Golf, Coaches, Living Legends and Entertainment.
Lagardère Unlimited also works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, and sports properties for sales/sponsorship opportunities. The company operates worldwide with offices in NY, LA, Miami, Paris, Singapore. Currently, Lagardère Unlimited represents some of the best sporting clients around the globe; including Andy Roddick, John Wall, Dwight Howard, Randy Moss, Sachin Tendulkar, Joakim Noah, Sébastien Chabal, Gaël Monfils and Justine Henin.
Lagardère is a pure media group (books, press, broadcast, digital, travel retail and press distribution, sport industry and entertainment), and is among the world leaders in the sector. Lagardère shares are listed on Euronext Paris (Compartment A).