It is always sad when something great comes to an end! This year’s French Open is almost over, with the women’s singles finals being played today and the men’s singles finals occurring tomorrow. In today’s first semifinal match, the world’s no. 2 tennis player, Maria Sharapova, will take on Victoria Azarenka, who is seated number 3 in the tennis tournament. Each player have particular strengths that have helped to make them two of the best players in the tour. Sharapova is known for her powerful swing and impressive defensive skills, as well has her strong serve. Victoria Azarenka is known for her solid groundstrokes, particularly her strong two-handed backhand.
Not only are these two players recognized for there play on the court, but they also have great fashion sense, including their choices of luxury watches. In addition to launching her own candy line, known as “Sugarpova,” Maria Sharapova is also an ambassador for many brands, such as Nike and TAG Heuer. Since 2005, Sharapova has been an official TAG Heuer ambassador and has often named the Formula 1 Ying-Yang as her favorite watch.
Victoria Azarenka joined Citizen Eco-Drive has an official ambassador in 2012. Citizen is also the official timekeeper of the US Open Championships.
The second women’ singles semifinals match is between the world number 1, Serena Williams, and the number 5 player, Sara Errani. As one of the most successful women’s tennis players of all time, Sereana Williams is able to dominate her opponents with her size and strength. She hits powerful groundstrokes and has one of the fastest serves. Sara Errani will have to use her quick feet and speed in order to claim victory.
The men’s semifinal matches will begin tomorrow, the 13th day of the tournament. The first semifinal of the day will be played between world number 1, Novak Djokovic, and no. 3 Rafael Nadal. These two men are two of the most dominating players in the WTA. Both players have won countless championships and are both hungry for another. Fans are sure to see an entertaining show of quick feet and incredible winners. However, no matter what play wins, watch enthusiasts will want to pay attention to the players right after the conclusion of the match in the hopes of glimpsing a luxury watch. Novak Djokovic is an avid Audemars Piguet ambassador. These two are a perfect match. Their styles are unconventional and they are known for breaking records. Both are always at the top their industries. Anytime Novak Djokovic wins a championship, he slips on his Audemars Piguet watch before accepting his trophy. When Djokovic won his third consecutive Australian Open, he went right over to his bag and placed his watch on his wrist.
Rafael Nadal is an official ambassador for Richard Mille. Similar to the relationship between Nole and Audemars Piguet, Nadal and Richard Mille enjoy pushing the boundaries. Nadal’s best surface is the clay court and has won the French Open a record 7 times.
The second men’s semifinal match of the day will be played between no. 4 player David Ferrer and Jo-Wilifred Tsonga, the no. 6 player in the tournament.
No matter who reigns victorious, these matches are sure to be full of excitement and drama!