Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili started playing tennis when he was 5. His dad Nodar was a dancer for Georgian national ballet and his mother Natalia is a physician. His family moved a lot when he was young. So he trained in Russia, the United States, and then in Turkey.
Though he has floated the idea of playing for Russia, he has continued to represent Georgia. In his career, he has beaten top players such as Roger Federer and Juan Martin Del Potro. He reached a career-high ranking of world number 16 in 2019.
He reached the finals at the Indian Wells Masters in 2021 where he lost to Cameron Norrie. His sponsors are EA7, Head, and Gerald Charles. He has earned over $10 million in his career.
Nikoloz Basilashvili’s Sponsors
He has a clothing sponsorship contract with EA7, part of Emporio Armani. Armani is one of the largest luxury fashion houses in Italy.
Basilashvili has a racquet sponsorship contract with Head. He uses the Head pro stock racquet TGT344.3, which he paints to look like Head Graphene 360 Speed MP.
Gerald Charles is a Swiss watch brand that was founded in 2000. The company was founded by Gérald Charles Genta who designed watches for IWC, Omega SA, Universal Genève, Patek Philippe, and Audemars Piguet before starting his own company.