1
1
1

Sharapova Joins Forces With Porsche

Maria Sharapova has added German sports car manufacturer Porsche to her burgeoning list of endorsement contracts.

Published April 22, 2013 01:15

Sharapova Joins Forces With Porsche
Maria Sharapova

STUTTGART, Germany - Maria Sharapova has signed a three-year deal to become Porsche's first ever brand ambassador.

Porsche has chosen World No.2 Sharapova to head up its new global communications campaign, which will begin at this week's Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart. The Russian is no stranger to the German sports car manufacturer, having taken home one of their 911 Carrera S Cabriolets after winning last year's tournament.

"Maria Sharapova is an exceptional athlete. She combines top performance in her sports with elegance and power," Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller said at Monday's press conference. "These are precisely the qualities that are embroiled in our sports cars.

"Maria is the perfect choice. Her profile and charisma are an ideal fit for Porsche. She is also highly respected around the world and enjoys an outstanding reputation."

Sharapova, who already has sponsorships deals in place with Nike, Cole Haan, Evian, Tag Heuer and Samsung, was similarly delighted to join the Porsche team. "This is a really special day for me. I have had the privilege to be associated with some of the best brands in the world, but now to be partners with Porsche, is such an amazing honor," she said.

Sharapova is top seed in Stuttgart and, after receiving a first round bye, will begin her title defense later this week against either Mona Barthel or Lucie Safarova.

Share this page!

Related news

  • Svitolina Back In Baku Cup Final

    July 26, 2014
    Defending champion Elina Svitolina will take on fellow WTA Rising Star and former Baku champion Bojana Jovanovski for the title.
  • Nike Unveils Li Na Building In Shanghai

    July 25, 2014
    Nike has unveiled its new Greater China headquarters in Shanghai, and in those headquarters is a brand new building bearing the name of Li Na. See all the pics here!
  • Jovanovski Ends Eguchi's Run In Baku

    July 25, 2014
    Bojana Jovanovski recovered from a set and a break down to finally end qualifier Misa Eguchi's run at the Baku Cup. Defending champion Elina Svitolina also progressed.
To The Top
3