Great weekend for TAG Heuer Ambassadors ! Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova won her third Stuttgart final & Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori won the first clay-court title of his career!
Maria Sharapova defeated Ana Ivanovic 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to claim her 30th career title and first title of the season. "That was a tough bit of work" said the four-time Grand Slam winner. The Russian is returning to her best form after recovering from a recurrent should injury. “I had quite a slow beginning to the year, but me and my team have been working hard to get in the position to win titles again, and I’m so happy to be able to do it in Stuttgart.” During the trophy ceremony, Maria Sharapova was wearing her stunning Carrera Calibre 5.
Japanese tennis star, Kei Nishikori, sealed his fifth carreer ATP title and first on clay-court Sunday with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Colombian Santiago Girarldo to claim the Barcelona Open. He became the first non-spanish to win this event since 2002 !
"It is not easy to win this title with all the Spanish players that play here. It is one of the most difficult ATP 500 tournaments and I'm very happy to win" said Kei Nishikori. At his wrist during the entire match his TAG Heuer Professional Sports Watch.
The Barcelona Open is his second title this year after winning in Memphis. Nishikori said he hopes his maiden win on clay will carry over to upcoming tournaments and the French Open. "There are three big tournaments coming up in Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros so I hope I can do well and increase my (ranking) points. My next goal is to get to the top 10". During the trophy ceremony, Nishikori was wearing TAG Heuer Aquaracer Air-K, a japan limited model designed for him.