Sergio Tacchini

Everything began in 1966 when the company was founded, in northern Italy, by Sergio Tacchini, the International Tennis player who was a singles player in the Davis Cup for Italy from 1959 to 1966.The brand immediately introduced great innovation in style, using colours at a time when tennis players only wore white. During the 70’s and 80’s, the brand’s name became synonymous with style and elegance but mostly the brand become an international leader in professional tennis with worldwide recognition through celebrity endorsements from some of the greatest tennis champions of all time; John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Martina Navratilova, Gabriela Sabatini, Pete Sampras, Pat Cash, Vitas Gerulaitis, Martina Hingis and many more. In this period also the Italian players Adriano Panatta, Corrado barazzuti, Tonino Zugarelli and Paolo Bertolucci wear Tacchini at the beginning of their career, while Lea Pericoli, the most elegant and trendy player, designs her dresses and Tacchini produces them.