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Australian Open
Rolex and the Australian Open
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Australian Open

Rolex and tennis

And so the tennis season begins. Another clean slate. As the first Grand Slam® tournament of the year, the Australian Open always holds a special place in our hearts. Hence, its alias: “the Happy Slam”, coined by Roger Federer. It is a celebration. It is, without question, tennis at its very finest.

GMT-Master II

The Oyster Perpetual

Although the Rolex GMT-Master was designed essentially for professional use, its combination of peerless functionality and rugged good looks has attracted a wider travelling public. As well as appreciating its ability to display different time zones, these travellers admire the robustness and versatile appearance that make the GMT-Master eminently suitable for globetrotting and, indeed, for any occasion.

Roger Federer at the Australian Open

Roger Federer

Rolex and tennis

When Roger Federer plays at the Australian Open, time stops and millions watch the living legend do what he does best – play exceptional tennis. With five Australian Open titles among his record number of 19 Grand Slam® tournament wins, the Swiss-born champion has rewritten the history of one of the world’s favourite sports. Grace and elegance, superior performance and excellence, Federer has mastered them all.

Angelique Kerber

Rolex and tennis

Two-time Grand Slam® champion Angelique Kerber experienced a phenomenal 2016 season marked by the singles title at the Australian Open. The German ace has reached the pinnacle of the sport and in impeccable style, winning on all court surfaces. With an Olympic silver medal to her name, Kerber strives for excellence and superior performance in all that she does.

Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open
Milos Raonic at the Australian Open

Milos Raonic

Rolex and tennis

World No. 3 Milos Raonic is one of the top talents in professional tennis. His 2016 season brought him to the semi-finals at the Australian Open and the finals at The Championships, Wimbledon. His spectacular serve is one of the strongest on the tour, reaching up to 230 km/h, and contributes to more aces per match than almost any other player. The highest-ranked Canadian player in history is determined to excel.

Garbiñe Muguruza

Garbiñe Muguruza

Rolex and tennis

Garbiñe Muguruza won her first Grand Slam® singles title at the 2016 French Open. By beating Serena Williams, the sport’s top competitor and holder of 22 Grand Slam® titles, Muguruza proved that she has the makings of a true champion. She enters the 2017 season at the pinnacle of the sport, joining the ranks of those exceptional athletes who epitomize passion, performance and precision.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Australian Open

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Rolex and tennis

France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s first big breakthrough came in 2008 when he reached the finals of the Australian Open. His consistent performances at the first Grand Slam® tournament of the year took him to the quarter-finals in 2009 and 2013, and the semi-final in 2010. Tsonga is a veritable powerhouse whose playing style, speed and agility make him a challenging opponent for any competitor. His passion for the sport and generous nature have made him a favourite worldwide.

Caroline Wozniacki

Rolex and tennis

Caroline Wozniacki has been at the forefront of tennis since 2008. Her Grand Slam® tournament success has taken her to the quarter-finals and semi-finals at the Australian Open, displaying tennis excellence worthy of a champion. With 25 WTA titles to date and a World No. 1 ranking for two consecutive seasons, the Danish star has rightly earned the admiration and respect of the sporting world.

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