Game, Set, Match: Leaf Trading Cards Acquires Ace Authentic

Game, Set, Match: Leaf Trading Cards Acquires Ace Authentic

Although there have been several sets of tennis cards in the last decade, they've been part of a niche market. Leaf looks to be bringing it out of the fringes and give the sport a little more mainstream appeal with their latest acquisition. They have purchased the trading card portion of Ace Authentic, who had been the lone tennis card maker for several years

"Tennis is globally one of the top sports in popularity with fans and collectors in nearly 100 countries," said Leaf owner and CEO, Brian Gray in a press release. "I am confident Leaf is the right company to take this category to the next level while keeping print runs very limited and collectible."

With the deal, Leaf not only becomes the exclusive producer of licensed tennis cards, but they can also use stars like Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in their multi-sport releases as well.

Leaf expects to have their first tennis product out in February or March.

Top eBay Listings

2011 Ace Authentic Caroline Wozniacki Autograph!! #8 99 Ace EX
$20.00

Maria Sharapova 2008 Ace Matchpoint Authentic Autograph Card
$299.99

2013 ACE AUTHENTIC SIGNATURE KEI NISHIKORI TOP 40 AUTO AUTOGRAPH SP #d 14 35
$124.99

2007 ACE AUTHENTIC JILL CRAYBAS BETHANIE MATTEK CROSS COURT 260 AUTO CC-2
$14.99

2007 ACE AUTHENTIC JIM COURIER AUTO #L6
$15.99

2007 ACE AUTHENTIC KATARINA SREBOTNIK KVETA PESCHKE CROSS COURT 260 AUTO CC-3
$17.99

2008 Ace Authentic Match Point Dual Rafael Nadal Jim Courier Autograph Auto Sign
$555.00

2013 Ace Authentic Caroline Wozniacki Autograph card #29 35
$36.99

8 2013 Ace Authentic National Pride Autograph cards # 50
$19.99

2013 Ace Authentic Top 40 Autograph Plate Caroline Wozniacki # 1 1
$55.00

2007 ACE AUTHENTIC DINARA SAFINA AUTO #S16
$19.99

2007 ACE AUTHENTIC JOHN NEWCOMBE AUTO #L11
$14.99
« Previous12345

 |  E-Mail | URL
Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff. His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection and can be found onGoogle+.

Leave a Comment:

MENU