Lagardère Unlimited signs teen tennis sensation Monica Puig

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Paris, August 27, 2010

Lagardère Unlimited announced today that they have signed a representation agreement with Puerto Rican junior tennis player, Monica Puig.

Monica, currently ranked third in the International Tennis Federation junior rankings, resides in Miami. She reached a career high ranking of second this April. In the same month, Monica Puig captured her first professional title at the Torrent, Spain. Most recently, while representing Puerto Rico, Puig won the Gold Medal at the Central American Games.

Monica Puig will be represented by Lagardère Unlimited Tennis President Ken Meyerson and client manager Lucas Shedden. “We are thrilled to be adding Monica to the Lagardère Unlimited client roster. We have been watching her progress and are excited to help her reach her potential both on and off the court,” Meyerson said. “Her vibrant personality and dedicated work ethic is a powerful combination.”

Monica Puig currently wears adidas.

Among its businesses, Lagardère Unlimited is also the talent management business unit of the Lagardère group representing some of the world’s best athletes in Sports and Entertainment, including Tennis, Football, Basketball, Rugby, 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, Magic Johnson, John Wall, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Dwight Howard, Randy Moss, Sachin Tendulkar, Joakim Noah, Gael Monfils and Justine Henin.

Press contact:

Luthna Plocus - Head of Communication and External Relations - 01 40 69 16 66 - lplocus@lagardere-unlimited.fr

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).

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