Tennis legend Rafael Nadal has been announced as an ambassador for Infosys and its digital innovation, following a three-year partnership agreement between the Spaniard and the Indian digital services and consulting firm.
As per the agreement, Nadal and Infosys will team up to develop an AI-powered match analysis tool. The tool will be made available to Nadal’s team to get insights from live matches.
Rafael Nadal commented:
“I’m very happy to work closely with Infosys, as they work to not only evolve the experience of tennis to the times, but also empower people in our communities to be part of a brighter future. I love the way Infosys has brought its digital expertise across industries to the global tennis ecosystem. It has transformed the tennis experience for a billion global fans and truly empowered all players on the tour with analytics that they could have only dreamt of a few years ago. Also, the impact that Infosys is making beyond the court – creating the next opportunity for people, businesses, and communities – deeply inspires me. I believe it’s our shared aspiration to create societal good that makes our handshake truly meaningful.“
Salil Parekh, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Infosys, added:
“It is an honour to welcome Rafa – one of the world’s most respected champion athletes and humanitarians – as an ambassador for Infosys. He is someone who personifies the spirit of always evolving, never giving up, utmost dedication and determination to give the very best in every situation. We are inspired by his approach, and it reflects our own aspirations to continuously evolve and always remain relevant for our clients.“