LONGINES, OFFICIAL PARTNER AND TIMEKEEPER OF THE 2017 FRENCH OPEN
May 26, 2017
Since 2007, Longines has been the Official Partner and Time Keeper of the French Open tournament. For the 10 year anniversary of its involvement with Roland Garros, the brand celebrates now more than ever its strong ties with this prestigious event. In the Roland Garros tennis courts, where performance meets elegance, are represented the values inherent to the winged hourglass brand, such as dynamism and refinement.
From 27 May until 11 June 2017, you will be able to follow the performances of the greatest tennis players in the world for a fortnight. As an Official Partner and Timekeeper of the French Open, Longines is proud to support this internationally famous event which is the perfect illustration of the key values of the brand: tradition, performance and elegance.
These jewels of elegance and precision will meet the need of both athletes and sports fans all over the world. Created as an homage to this great tennis rendezvous on clay, the Conquest Roland Garros for Ladies has sparked off a great enthusiasm from Stefanie Graf, seven-time winner of the French Open and Longines ambassador of Elegance.
This year, Longines continues its involvement in the world of tennis as well as its future thanks to the Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament. At the Philippe Chatrier Court, up-and-coming tennis players from all over 20 countries including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, Korea, India, Thailand, Russia, Switzerland, the U.K, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Poland, Austria, the U.S. and Australia will compete in a tournament worthy of the greatest players. You will be able to follow the performances of these future tennis stars in their first international tournament on the Longines website.
Last year, the young Spanish tennis player María Dolores López Martínez was declared the winner of the 7th edition of the Longines Future Tennis Aces after her victory against Kristina Volgapkina (Russia) in the finals.
Follow the Longines Future Tennis Aces and the French Open directly on the Longines website: https://www.longines.com/rolandgarros