Dubai, UAE; December 21, 2015: – Audemars Piguet Ambassadors Serena Williams and Stan Wawrinka were both recognized for their incredible 2015 performances with prestigious industry awards. Serena Williams was selected as Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Sportsperson of the Year and Stan Wawrinka was honored with the Sports Personality of the Year award in Switzerland. The Swiss luxury watchmaker congratulates both of its champions for their amazing 2015 tennis seasons and for their continuous hard-work, dedication and determination. Both players wear their watches during tournaments and perfectly embody Audemars Piguet’s philosophy “To break the rules, you must first master them.”
Stan Wawrinka was chosen over compatriot Roger Federer as the Sports Personality of the Year in Switzerland. Wawrinka won four tournaments in 2015, Paris included, defeating Novak Djokovic in a thrilling final. When accepting the award at the ceremony held in Zurich, Switzerland on Sunday, December 13th, Stan wore the Royal Oak Selfwinding in rose gold 15400OR.OO.1220OR.01.
Serena Williams, who won three grand slams tournaments in 2015, was presented with Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year award on Tuesday, December 15th in New York City wearing Audemars Piguet’s stunning Millenary. The timepiece disrupts traditional ideas of women’s watch design and displays a true desire to break the rules, technically and creatively.