James Blake Dunlop extends partnership with Dunlop. Dunlop has been sponsoring Blake since 1999 and continued the partnership after Blake’s retirement from the sport. Blake will be promoting the CX 200 Tour 16×19 racquet and will be using the racquet in his exhibition matches.
Blake also has partnerships with other brands such as the energy bar brand ArrowBar and CrampsAWAY, which helps athletes fight off cramps. He has also partnered with betting company BetRivers.
Blake retired in 2013 after a 14-year career on the ATP tour. He won 10 titles in his career and reached a peak ranking of world number 4. In 2008, he won the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year.
In 2012, Blake married publicist, Emily Snider. The couple has two daughters. In 2008, Blake founded the James Blake Foundation, which invests in finding better treatments for patients.