Almost every other tennis star of our time has partnered with an automobile brand. They promote these luxury cars via adverts and their social media handles. In return, apart from oodles of money, they even get to drive these cars in the personal space. Let us give you a glimpse of the automobile brands that sponsor the top tennis players.
Rafael Nadal – Kia Motors
Nadal’s relationship with Kia Motors first began in 2004 when he was roped in as the brand ambassador of the company in Spain. After two years, in 2006, he became the global brand ambassador of Kia Motors.
Roger Federer – Mercedes-Benz
Federer became the brand ambassador of Mercedes-Benz in 2010. Every six month, he receives a new car from the automobile company.
Maria Sharapova – Porche
Maria’s association with Porche began in 2012. According to her website, she still supports Porsche AG.
Kei Nishikori – Jaguar
In 2014, Nishikori was roped in as Jaguar’s brand ambassador in Japan.
Serena Williams – Lincoln Motors
Lincoln Motors is a luxury car division of Ford Motor Company. In 2018, Serena was appointed the celebrity brand ambassador for the 2018 Lincoln Navigator model. Serena has also been associated with German automaker BMW’s Mini brand, and Aston Martin in the past.
Andy Murray – Jaguar
Andy Murray became the Brand Ambassador of Jaguar in 2016.
Dominic Thiem – Kia Motors
In 2015, Thiem became the brand ambassadors of Kia motors in Austria.
Alexander Zverev – Peugeot
In March 2017, Zverev began endorsing the luxury automobile brand – Peugeot.
Garbiñe Muguruza – Mazda
Garbiñe became the official ambassador of Mazda in 2014. Currently, the deal is not active.
Categories: Tennis Sponsorships