Petra Kvitova Shares Views on Time, Tennis and Ritmo Mundo During the US Open Tennis Championships

 |  September 4th, 2015

With the US Open in full swing, we here at ATimelyPerspective have been bringing you some close-up looks at tennis stars and watch brands, and the synergies between them. We have also been conducting a series of interviews and “Five Fast Questions” with tennis stars about the game, the role of time and the watches on their wrists. Today, we talk with Petra Kvitova, tennis star and Ritmo Mundo brand ambassador. It was back in April that we first announced the partnership between this star and brand — and you can read those details here.  You can also read a series of interviews throughout taking place during the US Open both here and on our column on Meanwhile, on…

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Rado, YoungStars Tennis Program, Adds Donaldson, US Open Player, to Ambassador List

 |  September 3rd, 2015

Widely considered to be one of the premier off-court events leading up to the U.S. Open is the Taste of Tennis in New York – where sample dishes from top eateries across NY, along with some top chefs and tennis players are all present. On deck at this year’s event were notable restaurants such as BLT Steak, Buddakan and the former stomping grounds of Anthony Bourdain, Les Halles. In all, 25 eateries were in attendance. Rado, the official timekeeper, had two signature watches on display as well: the HyperChrome Match Point and the new HyperChrome automatic in chocolate brown—presented on a bed of chocolate. Additionally, on hand for the event was Rado’s brand ambassador, Jared Donaldson who shared a few…

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Sharapova Pulls Out Of U.S. Open, Still Set To Bring the Heat Later This Year With TAG Heuer

 |  September 2nd, 2015

With the U.S. Open still in the welcoming matches, perhaps some of the biggest news so early is the last minute withdrawal of all-star Maria Sharapova. Just before the tournament began Sharapova announced she’d pull out of the Open due to an injury to her right leg. Such news like this leaves us wondering when we will get to see the athleticism of TAG Heuer brand ambassador Maria Sharapova. However, as injuries subside, we can look forward to a entirely new tennis event “Maria Sharapova & Friends, presented by Porsche’’ with TAG Heuer as the official timekeeper and host. December 12-13 marks a weekend where some of the biggest names in tennis will gather at UCLA Tennis Center in Los…

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Audemars Piguet Hosts Grand Slam Pre-US Open Tennis Championship Event in NYC with Serena Williams, Stan Wawrinka

 |  September 1st, 2015

Last week, I had the grand experience of joining Audemars Piguet on the Highline of The Standard hotel in New York, where the brand hosted a mixed doubles virtual tennis tournament and cocktail party with tennis champions and Audemars Piguet brand ambassadors Serena Williams and Stan Wawrinka. I  had the great opportunity to meet both of these players privately for exclusive interviews with them,  portions of which will run here on ATimelyPerspective and on our Perfect Timing column on throughout the two-week US Open Tennis Championships taking place now. The interview with Williams was especially exciting, given that she is on the brink of a potential historic Grand Slam moment as she returns to New York to play for a fourth…

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Omega, James Bond, 007 and Daniel Craig: Meet the Omega Seamaster 300 “Spectre” Limited Edition

 |  August 31st, 2015

OMEGA and James Bond go hand in hand, or more accurately, hand on wrist. The 24th James Bond movie, SPECTRE is set to release this fall with actor Daniel Craig playing Mr. Bond for his fourth time. In commemoration of this new film, Daniel Craig and OMEGA have teamed up to introduced the new Seamaster 300 “SPECTRE” Limited Edition. The timepiece is a special addition to the brand’s existing Seamaster 300 collection which was launched in 1957. It features the same OMEGA Master Co-Axial calibre 8400 inside a 41mm stainless steel casing. However, surrounding the sleek black dial is a bi-directional, rotating diving bezel, with a 12 hour scale made from black, polished ceramic. It is combined with OMEGA’s signature…

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