(March 14, 2013) GREENVILLE, SC, – Dunlop has announced the signing of rising American and former NCAA champion Mallory Burdette to a multi-year agreement. Burdette selected the new Biomimetic M3.0 tennis racquet, which she used to qualify and then reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. She defeated Top 30 player Tamira Paszek in the second round prior to falling to world No. 15 Maria Kirilenko in a three-set match that lasted nearly 3 hours.
“I’ve been lucky enough to know Mallory since her junior days in Georgia,” said Hunter Hines, Dunlop Racquet Sports Director of Marketing and Product Development. “Since leaving Stanford after her Junior year, she’s already had a couple memorable runs at high profile tournaments, including last year’s US Open where she reached the third round. We look forward to big things from Mallory.”
Burdette plans on playing a full Tour schedule this year, her next stop is in Key Biscayne for the Sony Open.