Lagardère Sports signs Ulises Blanch
Lagardère Sports announced today it has signed a representation agreement with elite American junior tennis player Ulises Blanch. Blanch will be represented by Lagardère Sports Senior Vice President, Tennis Julien Cassaigne and Director, Tennis Fabrizio Sestini.
“I am very excited to start this new partnership with Lagardère Sports. This is a huge step in my young career and it is important to surround myself with the right people to help navigate this journey. Lagardère Sports’ global expertise and tennis knowledge will offer me a great platform to develop, grow and succeed on and off the tennis court.” – Ulises Blanch
“We are thrilled to welcome Ulises to the Lagardère Sports family and support his development as he successfully transitions to the professional tour. With a powerful serve and aggressive style of play, Ulises has an impressive array of skills and a solid work ethic that will endear him to tennis fans in the U.S. and around the world.” – Julien Cassaigne
At 17 years old Blanch is rising quickly in the top of the World Junior Rankings, winning recently in 2016 his first ITF Grade 1 title at the Traralgon International event in Traralgon, Australia.
Some of the most famous past champions of the event include Roger Federer, Nick Kyrgios, Alexander Zverev. Ulises has reached a career-high ranking of World No. 12 in juniors and his main goal for the season is to finish the year atop the juniors rankings and begin competing in professional tournaments.