[June 9, 2014, Paris, France / Soymia, Switzerland] As the official partner and official timekeeper of the French Open, the famous Swiss watch manufacturer Longines holds ‘Longines Future Tennis’ every year ‘Stars’ (LonginesFutureTennisAces) competition, carefully explore the world’s most promising young tennis star. From May 29th to 31st of this year, the tournament was staged in fierce confrontation in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris during the French Open. Wang Jiaqi, a young Zhejiang player representing China, competed with 15 tennis girls from all over the world. In the end, Federica Rossi of Italy took the trophy from Jean Gachassin, the president of the French Tennis Association, and won the championship. Since then, Mr. Jean Garciasson and Longines have witnessed Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova as the French Open men’s and women’s singles champions, and two champions. Presenting the championship trophy, praising the common pursuit of elegance, tradition and excellence in Longines and tennis in the collision of elegance and passion.
The “Longines Future Tennis Star of 2014” final came to the beautiful ChampdeMars in Paris for the first time on the morning of May 31. It was staged in front of the Eiffel Tower, full of French romance, and the legendary red clay Grand Slam tournament held at the same time Roland Garros shines at the French Open. With the strong support of the French Tennis Association, Longines has been the official partner and official timekeeper of the French Open since 2007 for the fifth consecutive year. Through the competition, Longines conveyed its solemn commitment to support youth tennis, and more carefully interpreted the unremitting pursuit of elegance, tradition and outstanding performance.
The 16 young girls under the age of 13 who participated in the tournament this year were from Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, China, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Britain and the United States. Countries and regions. The President of the French Tennis Association, Mr. Jean Garciasson, attended the award ceremony and personally presented the champion of the ‘Longines Future Tennis Star’ to the young player Federica Rossi from Italy. The two ‘Future Tennis Stars’ who advanced to the finals also received a fine watch from Longines and a $ 2,000 bonus. The brand will also fund their sports equipment until the age of 16.
The tournament was launched at the Longines Academy, where young players experienced two days of professional training, with experienced tennis coaches Sandrine Testud and Remy · Rémi Barbarin served as coach. On the day of the final, the famous French professional tennis players Marion Bartoli and Nathalie Dechy came to the scene and swinged with joy, presenting a wonderful exhibition match with the two young players. Marion Bartoli said: ‘This event held by Longines is exciting. These tennis-loving girls have received more and better support and encouragement than when I was young, and I believe there will be more and more Many new stars in the future will emerge from it. ‘
At the same time, Longines is honored to invite two famous tennis players to witness the elegance and charm of French Open clay with the brand. Longines Ambassador of Elegance and 1999 French Open champion Andre Agassi is pleased to visit the Longines Tennis Speed Zone at Roland Garros to interact with tennis enthusiasts. Longines’precision equipment allows audiences to pass through Serve to know your speed. Another French Open champion, Michael Dechang (MichaelChang) attended the ‘Longines Future Tennis Star’ draw ceremony as a guest. Zhang Depei won the French Open men’s singles championship in 1989. At the age of 17, he became the youngest champion in the history of the tournament. The addition of Agassi and Zhang Depei is undoubtedly the best interpretation of the spirit and heritage of the French Open of ‘Longines Future Tennis Star’.
As the official timekeeper of the French Open, Longines also took the opportunity of the French Open to present a ConquestClassic stainless steel chronograph men’s watch. The Compaq series adheres to Longines’ unremitting pursuit of tradition, elegance and superior performance, and perfectly integrates modern design and precise quality, adding a beautiful landscape to the Longines watchmaking tradition. This series tells Longines’ full commitment to the sports world with precise timing and elegant design, leading people to experience the unique charm of elegance and passion.
Longines Compat Series Stainless Steel Chronograph Men’s Watch Watch No .: L2.718.104.22.168 Price: RMB23,900
Longines has a wealth of experience and tradition of glory as the official timekeeper of the World Championships and a partner of the International Sports Federation. The ConquestClassic blends the classic elegance and sporty spirit of Longines. This chronograph stopwatch has a diameter of 41 mm, a stainless steel case and bracelet, and a built-in L688 column-wheel movement. The black dial is engraved with an Arabic numeral scale and 11 luminous small scales, displaying hours and minutes, a small second hand at 9 o’clock, a 30-minute cumulative dial at 3 o’clock, and a 12-hour cumulative dial at 6 o’clock. The display window is set at 4:30. Like all models in the Compaq series, this watch is water-resistant to 5 atmospheres and has a spiral back with sapphire crystal.