Tennis and Watches: Top 5 Watch Brands that Tennis Stars Wear on their Wrists

 |  July 11th, 2016

  What a weekend in the tennis and watch worlds. At Wimbledon, Serena Williams came out victorious on the women’s side, achieving her personal goal of  22 grand slam titles (and matching Steffi Graf’s record). On the men’s side, Andy Murray beat out Raonic in a tense final. Many of the top tennis stars playing during Wimbledon are also  watch brand ambassadors — making it a key week for watch brands, too. Here we take a look at the five most-worn brands among Wimbledon players. Williams is an  Audemars Piguet brand ambassador who wears her watch during play — a rare thing to do. Last week the brand launched a social media ad campaign in her honor. You can read all…

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Exclusive Interview with Wimbledon winner and Rado Brand Ambassador — Andy Murray

 |  July 8th, 2013

This weekend, Andy Murray won Wimbledon, beating Novak Djokovic and marking history as the first Brit man to win the Wimbledon championship since 1936 (when Fred Perry took the win). Last year at this tournament, he lost to Federer and his tears afterward saying “I’m getting closer,” won him the public’s heartfelt interest and support. Murray, a brand ambassador for Rado, is a 25-year-old personable and likeable athlete. According to Rado, the brand signed him because they could see his potential and they felt their values were similar – cutting-edge style, commitment to excellence and pursuit of great form. Following his win, Murray said “I have persevered,” said Murray this morning. “I have been working towards this a long time.…

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Rado Releases the HyperChrome Court Collection

 |  April 24th, 2013

With its involvement in tennis and its recent pick up of winning player Andy Murray as an ambassador – whom we interviewed here  — Rado is right on point with its HyperChrome Court Collection of watches.  The new line is inspired by the three surfaces on watch professional tennis is played: hard, grass and clay courts.  All watches are black and feature colors of the courts. The hard court is represented by a brilliant blue model, grass by a green accented piece and clay by a bold orange.  The dial feature hands and markers that are SuperLuminova to glow in the dark. The watches are made of scratch resistant matt high-tech, lightweight ceramic, sandblasted for a winning look. Each houses…

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A Moment in Time: Andy Murray Wins Sony Open Tennis

 |  April 1st, 2013

Last week, we were in Key Biscayne watching some great tennis at the Sony Open, where we got to meet Andy Murray before his big win yesterday. Murray came out victorious (by one point) over David Ferrer. This win brought Murray to world No. 2 ranking. Murray, an ambassador for Rado, the brand that was the Official Timekeeper of the Sony Open, is genuinely a nice guy. Here he shares some thoughts on tennis and Rado. “My continued focus is on winning tennis tournaments, and as long as I keep working hard and improving as a player, then I’m happy,” says Murray, who started the new season on a high note, as last year was a strong and successful year…

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Around the World: Rado and Andy Murray at Sony Tournament

 |  March 27th, 2013

Here in sunny Key Biscayne, Florida, the Sony Ericsson Open Tennis Tournament is taking place, and we had the great opportunity last night of watching som good tennis — thanks to Rado. This inventive brand is the Official Timekeeper of Sony Open Tennis and many other tournaments this year. Famed for its purple playing surface, the Sony Open is part of hte ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Series, wherein players challenge one another in three sets. Official timing systems are represented by corner clocks in the shape of the Rado HyperChrome watch. Additionally, Rado recently signed on Scottish-born player Andy Murrray — a top-ranking player on the ATP — as a brand ambassador, and is airing a host of new…

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