Porsche ambassador Angelique Kerber visits Porsche Centre Dubai
Reigning Wimbledon champion and two-times Porsche Tennis Grand Prix winner Angelique Kerber was welcomed by the team at Porsche Centre Dubai, Al Nabooda Automobiles LLC, on Sunday.
Her visit took place ahead of the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships which Porsche Centre Dubai is an official sponsor of, in line with the brand’s strong heritage in the sport.
The news follows Porsche’s latest announcement, which sees an extension to its successful partnership with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), retaining its status as the official and exclusive automotive partner of the WTA and the WTA Finals as well as title partner of the qualification ranking to the season-ending championships, the “Porsche Race to Shenzhen”. Porsche has been sponsoring top class women’s tennis for more than 40 years.
In 1978 Porsche started its engagement in sponsoring the first Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. In its 42nd edition one of the most popular WTA tournaments by the players will take place this year from April 20 to 28 in the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart. A total of seven Top 10 players and all the current Grand Slam winners are expected.
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