(Lengnau, Switzerland – August 2014) Rado brand ambassador and WTA tennis star Agnieszka Radwanska, took time out from her busy training schedule to stop by the Hour Passion boutique in New York City on Thursday the 21st of August for an exclusive meet & greet with her fans. Agnieszka who is in New York training for the next major tournament spent time with her fans in the Hour Passion boutique which had been decorated with eye-catching tennis inspired visuals. Amongst the watches on display fans could discover the Rado HyperChrome Automatic Chronograph, in white high-tech ceramic which Aga wears. This sporty but elegant watch is a perfect match for the player known for her stylish game on court and her glamorous appearance off court. As the WTA Fan’s Favourite player for the third consecutive year, Agnieszka is known both as a trend setter and a crowd pleaser.
Rado’s partnership with Agnieszka began in January, further strengthening Rado’s engagement in the world of tennis and underlining its commitment to the sport enjoyed by millions.
Rado is a globally recognised brand, famous for innovative design and its use of revolutionary materials to create some of the world’s most durable watches. Ever since its beginnings in Lengnau, Switzerland, Rado has had a pioneering spirit, with the brand philosophy if we can imagine it, we can make it still holding true today. This year Rado is the Official Timekeeper of 14 international tournaments.
Agnieszka Radwanska is one of the stars of the women’s game and has been a professional tennis player since 2006 when she was voted Most Impressive Newcomer on the WTA tour. She was the first Polish player in the Open Era to win an individual singles title, and the first to reach a Grand Slam singles final at Wimbledon in 2012. To date she has won 14 career singles titles and she is the winner of the longest three set match played in the history of the WTA Tour Championships. Her highest ranking to date is world number 2 and she has been voted the WTA Fan’s Favourite player for the last three years. Aged just 25 she has a bright future ahead of her.
Hour Passion is a retail entity of the Swatch Group, the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of watches. Created in 2004, Hour Passion offers customers an expert multi-brand watch and jewellery concept. Gathering together Swatch Group brands of mid and high range in prime locations, Hour Passion also presents an extensive brand portfolio in airport boutiques. In 2013, the retail network consists of more than 50 boutiques present in Switzerland, UK, France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, Poland, USA, Malaysia and China.