PaddlePro has learned through various sources across the country that Prince Tennis is negotiating to purchase Viking Athletics with a targeted closing date set for the end of the season. Viking has long been the leader in the platform tennis market in both paddle and ball sales. Combining Prince's research and development, and manufacturing expertise with Viking's dealer network should enable the combined entity to remain number one for many years to come. more on this report
Future of Platform Tennis?
Responding to PaddlePro's inquiry David Kjeldsen CEO of Viking stated, "Over the years there have been discussions with many companies and individuals who have expressed interest in purchasing Viking Athletics. It would be unfair for me to comment on any past or possible current talks given the confidentiality of discussions of this nature."
paddlepro will continue to work its sources to report on the latest developments.