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.
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.
Bianca Andreescu – BMW
In June 2019, BMW roped in Bianca as its brand ambassador in Canada.
Garbiñe Muguruza – Mazda
Garbiñe became the official ambassador of Mazda in 2014. Currently, the deal is not active.
Naomi Osaka – Nissan
Soon after winning the US Open title in 2018, Naomi Osaka signed a global endorsement deal with Japanese car manufacturer, Nissan.
Daniil Medvedev – BMW
Soon after his tremendous performance in US Open 2019, Daniil Medvedev was made the brand ambassador of BMW.
Milos Raonic – Jaguar
Jaguar announced the appointment of Milos Raonic as its Global Brand ambassador on June 30, 2017.
Johanna Konta – Jaguar
Johanna has been one of the many ambassadors of Jaguar cars since April 2018.
Ashleigh Barty – Jaguar
Ashleigh joined hands with Jaguar in December 2018. In 2017, she was associated with Toyota for a brief time.
Pablo Carreño Busta – Peugeot España
Pablo is the brand ambassador of Peugeot in Spain.
Juan Del Potro – Peugeot
In the first half of 2017, Juan Del Potro was roped in to endorse Peugeot.
David Goffin – Mercedes-Benz
In May 2018, David joined team Mercedes-Benz. Before this, he used to endorse Peugeot.
Simona Halep – Mercedes-Benz
In March 2017, Simona Halep was roped in as the brand ambassador of Mercedes-Benz Romania.
Lucas Pouille – Peugeot
In August 2017, Lucas Pouille joined hands Peugeot.
Matteo Berrettini – Peugeot
In July 2019, Matteo was roped in as a Peugeot Ambassador.