Diego Schwartzman is only 5 ft 7 inches tall and is the shortest player in the ATP top 100. But the Argentine has been able to climb up the ranking with a crafty play that lets him keep up with players that are a foot taller than him. Schwartzman’s strength is his impressive return game.
Schwartzman was baptized in honor of the famous Argentine soccer player Diego Maradona. He grew up idolizing countrymen, Juan Monaco and Maximo Gonzalez. He is also a big fan of Rafael Nadal. That’s not a surprise, considering that his favorite surface is clay.
At the 2020 French Open, he reached the semifinals, becoming the shortest player to achieve that feat since 1980. He has reached the quarterfinals at grand slams multiple times.
His sponsors are Fila, Head, Voltaren, Peugeot, Disney+, Caviahue Creams, and High Impact Athletes. He has earned over $15 million in his career.
Diego Schwartzman’s Sponsors
Schwartzman has an apparel and shoe deal with Fila. He wears the Fila Axilus Energized shoe on the court. In addition to sponsoring Schwartzman, Fila also sponsors the Argentine Tennis Association (AAT).
Schwartzman has a racquet deal with Head. His current racquet is the Head Graphene Touch Radical MP.
Schwartzman is the brand ambassador for Voltaren Gel, known to relieve aches and pain. A tennis player deals with aches and pain all the time, and Voltaren is a natural fit for Schwartzman.
Peugeot is a French automotive manufacturer based in Paris. Schwartzman has appeared in ads promoting the brand.
Disney+ is a video-on-demand subscription service. Schwartzman wears the Disney+ logo on the left side of his shirt (Fila on the right).
Schwartzman has partnered with beauty brand Caviahue Creams, which has a line of beauty products for men.
High Impact Athletes
High Impact Athletes is an organization that works with athletes to donate money to effective charities. HIA focuson two main causes – Extreme Poverty and Environmental Impact.