September 12, 2011 12:00:00 AM UTC

The newly appointed Audemars Piguet Ambassador wins the US OPEN

New York (USA) – September 12th 2011: Winner of 9 tournaments in 2011 including the Australian Open and Wimbledon, the new Audemars Piguet ambassador Novak Djokovic has now also won the US Open, the fourth prestigious Grand Slam tournament of the season.

  • ​The newly appointed Audemars Piguet Ambassador wins the US Open

    ​The newly appointed Audemars Piguet Ambassador wins the US Open

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The young tennis player is truly enjoying an exceptional season in 2011. After fighting hard in the US Open semis against Swiss champion Federer, and losing the first two sets, he managed to win the following three sets to advance into major final.

The clash with Spanish player Rafael Nadal was eagerly anticipated. While the two have played 29 times in their career, Djokovic had the advantage of having beaten the Spanish player five times already in 2011. Producing a nearly perfect performance to match his nearly perfect season, the No. 1-ranked Djokovic returned brilliantly, whipped winners from all angles and beat No. 2 Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1 in a match chock-full of lengthy, mesmerizing points to earn the first U.S. Open championship of his career and third Grand Slam trophy of 2011.

After an intense match, Novak Djokovic finally hoisted the trophy while proudly wearing his favourite watch: a Royal Oak Offshore Diver.

Audemars Piguet is proud to have the world’s number 1 tennis player as part of its team of ambassadors and to share with him the same values of excellence and audacity.