Rolex Celebrates 40 years of partnership with Wimbledon and Tennis

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19 June 2018
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Just days before the prestigious Wimbledon tournament kicks off July 2-15, Rolex celebrates 40 years of partnership with the third Grand Slam® of the season!

The relationship between the Swiss watch manufacturer and tennis dates back to 1978, when Rolex became Wimbledon's Official Watch, the world's first grass tournament, synonymous with excellence and sportsmanship.

In this popular venue, Rolex clocks show the official time not only on the courts but also throughout the Wimbledon compound.

Rolex supports many of the most talented players on the planet.

Since 1978, Rolex has continued to support the most prestigious competitions and bodies of the world of tennis, as well as the greatest players, exceptional talents such as the Austrian Roland-Garros finalist Dominic Thiem legends of tennis as the Swiss Björn Borg.

 

Among these players are the two great champions of the last edition of Wimbledon:

The legendary Swiss player Roger Federer, holder of a record 20 Grand Slam® tournament wins, has rewritten the history of one of the most popular sports on the planet.

Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza, one of the best players in women's tennis, has won two Grand Slam® singles titles.

This year again, Rolex will support the captivating game of its Testimonies in the grounds of the legendary All England Club!

Will Roger Federer achieve the feat of winning a ninth Wimbledon title and beat his own record of victories?

Will the exceptional Garbiñe Muguruza manage to defend his title won against Venus Williams in 2017?