All Set For Davis Cup World Group Final 2009 Sponsored By Rolex
With the announcement of the complete schedule of the Davis Cup, its sponsor and official timekeeper Rolex is all prepared to make take the tennis spectacle to new heights. Rolex is a pioneer in luxury watch brands and has created history in the industry of watch-making with its timepieces. The timepieces manufactured by Rolex are not only exquisite but are also technically sound. Rolex created the first water proof watch and ever since has been creating new benchmarks for watch-makers the world over. Rolex has had an esteemed association with sports as a sponsor and is also proud of being the sponsor for the Davis Cup. Davis Cup is without a doubt the most sought after cup in the history of tennis.
The Davis Cup World Group Final for 2009 is scheduled to be held between December 4 and December 6. The tickets for the event are also available online. Rolexâ€™s association with tennis can be traced way back to 1978 when the luxury watch maker became the official watch of Wimbledon. In its pursuit of excellence and prestige, Rolex has lent its support and name to many sports competitions including sailing, eventing, golf, sports car racing and more. In the sport of tennis Rolex also lends its support and association to tournaments like the Fed Cup by BNP Paribus, Chennai Open, Dubai Tennis Championships, Monte-Carlo Masters Series, China Open and Madrid Masters Series. The Campbellâ€™s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships which are organized by the International Tennis Hall of Fame are also supported by Rolex.
The Davis Cup is a premier menâ€™s tennis international team event. The competition began almost a century ago in 1900 as a challenge between the United States and Great Britain. The annual competition is run by the International Tennis Federation. The competition is contested between teams of players from participating countries in a knock-out format called a â€œTieâ€. Each year the worldâ€™s 16 best national teams are assigned to the World Group and then compete for the Davis Cup. This year 125 nations entered the Davis Cup out of which the 16 qualifying nations were chosen to compete based on the ITF rankings. Of all the nations competing in the Davis Cup, United States has been the most successful with 32 tournament wins and 29 runner-up positions. Australia has not been far behind in its performance at the Davis Cup as it has won 28 times and bagged the runner-up position 19 times.
Rolex supports the Davis Cup by BNP Paribus and is also its official timekeeper for the obvious reason that the precision of a Rolex watch can never be doubted. Rolex lends its support to some of the worldâ€™s top tennis players and thus in turn these players also proudly wear the watch and have turned ambassadors for the luxury watch-maker. Precision and pursuit of excellence are the traits that have brought together Rolex and tennis. Since each second of a competition is extremely important, therefore Rolex is also an official timekeeper for most of the sports events it sponsors and associates with.