Head N.V is a sports equipment and clothing company, known mainly for their alpine skis and tennis racquets. Founded as a ski company in Baltimore, Maryland, the company is currently headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Kennelbach, Austria. It is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange and the Pink Sheets.
Head’s tennis racquets are used by many top players such as Andre Agassi, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Goran Ivanišević, Amélie Mauresmo, Marat Safin, Tommy Haas, Richard Gasquet, Gilles Simon, Maria Sharapova, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Stanislas Wawrinka, Tomáš Berdych, Ivan Ljubičić, Mikhail Youzhny, Patty Schnyder, and many more. Roughly 30% of the Top 100 tennis players on the ATP Tour currently use Head tennis racquets. Their main rivals are Dunlop sport, Wilson, Prince, Völkl, Fischer, Babolat, Slazenger, Tecnifibre, and Yonex.
Head is also an industry leader in racquetball, where 6 of the top 10 players on the International Racquetball Tour use Head racquets, including current world #3 Jack Huczek and racquetball legend Sudsy Monchik. Apart from racquet sports, Head is also known for their diving equipment and skiing equipment. Most recently, Head had started making badminton racquets and bags.