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.
With a typical speed of serve of more than 100 mph, Emma Raducanu is no stranger to power, speed, and agility. The Grand Slam winner and British No 1 recently took a break from her athletic training schedule to explore her other passion, when she took the wheel of a 198 mph Porsche 911 GT3 at Brands Hatch, to the southeast of London, England.