Invesco Powershares renews sponsorship

March 11, 2015

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2015 – InsideOut Sports & Entertainment, a live event, talent access, and content creation group and division of Horizon Media, today announced that PowerShares QQQ has extended its title sponsorship of its champions tennis circuit in North America for an additional three years through to 2018.

PowerShares QQQ has been the title sponsor of the Champions Series tennis circuit since 2011.

“We are excited and extremely grateful to the entire Invesco PowerShares team for continuing our partnership for another three years,” said Jon Venison, President of InsideOut Sports & Entertainment and the PowerShares Series. “Sponsorships are an integral part of the success of our events and we feel fortunate to have Invesco PowerShares as an enthusiastic partner in the Series.”

The PowerShares Series is the North American tennis circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30. Started in 2005, the PowerShares Series features champion tennis players such as John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Andy Roddick, Michael Chang among other players. Matches are broadcast on FS1 and TennisChannel nationally and available regionally via Fox Sports Net affiliates.

“Our sponsorship of the champions’ series tennis provides the opportunity to support the best in tennis while also demonstrating our commitment to hard work and timeless excellence,” said Dan Draper, Managing Director and Head of Invesco PowerShares. “We are proud to extend this sponsorship through 2018.”

The 2015 PowerShares Series will be played in 12 cities throughout 2015, beginning on March 24 in Salt Lake City, Utah and concluding on May 2 in Vancouver, Canada. In 2014, McEnroe won the points title for the first time in the nine-year history of Champions Series tennis by winning events in Kansas City, Indianapolis, Nashville and Charlotte. McEnroe was followed in the points standings by Blake in second place and Roddick in third place. For more information about the PowerShares Series, including tournament dates, player fields and ticket information, please visit