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Julie Jølsen - July 2023

Wimbledon Championship 2023:
A Spectacle of Tennis, Timepieces, and Tradition

Wimbledon 2023 - Photo credit: Rolex

The Wimbledon Championship, one of the most prestigious events in the tennis world, has once again captivated fans and spectators worldwide with its thrilling matches, iconic moments, and unwavering commitment to tradition. As the 2023 edition unfolds, spectators has not only been treated to exceptional tennis but also had the opportunity to witness the perfect marriage of horology and sport, courtesy of Rolex, the event's esteemed sponsor. Among the notable figures gracing the championship was none other than the legendary Roger Federer, who adorned his wrist with the exquisite Rolex Sky-Dweller.

Rolex's Sponsorship and the Tennis Tradition

Rolex, synonymous with excellence and precision, has been a long-standing sponsor of the Wimbledon Championship, further elevating the event's esteemed status. The partnership between Rolex and Wimbledon is a testament to shared values of tradition, elegance, and innovation. As the Official Timekeeper, Rolex ensures that every second of the tournament is captured with utmost precision. The Rolex clock adorning the Centre Court becomes a focal point, symbolizing the intersection of timeless tennis heritage and horological mastery.

Roger Federer spotted at Wimbledon

When it comes to both tennis and horology, few names resonate as strongly as Roger Federer and Rolex. The Swiss tennis maestro, an ambassador for Rolex since 2001, once again showcased his impeccable style by sporting the iconic and brand new Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller ref. 336934 with the beautiful blue dial.  

Catherine Princess of Wales and Roger Federer watching the action - Photo credit: Copyright: Dave Shopland/Shutterstockx 13995876aw

Rolex Sky-Dweller in steel and white gold ref. 336934 with oyster bracelet, fluted bezel and blue dial - Photo credit: Rolex

The Timeless Elegance of the Datejust Wimbledon Watch

No discussion of Wimbledon and Rolex would be complete without mentioning the famous Datejust Wimbledon watch. The Datejust, one of Rolex's most iconic models, received a special edition dedicated to the tournament. Adorned with the distinctive green Wimbledon colors, this timepiece embodies the spirit of the championship. The Datejust model with the Wimbledon dial, classic design and flawless functionality, serves as a symbol of heritage and distinction, embodying the rich tradition that has made Wimbledon a cornerstone of the tennis world.

Photo credit: Rolex

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