The weekend culminated in the 32nd edition of the Miami Open, an outstanding event of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000, in which the best players in the world participate: this time, all the members of the Top 10 (first time since 2012) and 17 of the Top 20 players in the ranking.
Peugeot was the protagonist of this tournament, played at Crandon Park, in which its ambassadors shone in each of the matches: in addition to Novak Djokovic, Peugeot AmbassadorParticipated David Ferrer, Gilles Simon, David Goffin, Benoit Paire, Jeremy Chardy, Tommy Robredo and Alizé Cornet, among the internationals, and Juan Martin Del Potro and Leonardo Mayer, the Argentine figures who played intense matches.
April began with a showdown of lions: last Friday, in an ambassador duel, Djokovic beat Goffin and reached his seventh final at the Miami Open. For the Belgian it meant reaching the M1000 semifinals for the first time and closing the gap for a definitive leap to the group of the 10 best players in the world (currently he is ranked 13th in the ATP ranking).
Novak Djokovic made history: this Peugeot ambassador won the cup at the Miami Open and earned his 28th title by beating Kei Nishikori in a final fight of the tournament yesterday
For Djokovic, number 1 in the ATP ranking, the title obtained yesterday meant several triumphs: he reached the 63rd title of his professional career and showed a present of absolute dominance, breaking records. Top winner of Masters 1000 tournaments with 28 trophies - he surpassed Nadal who has 27 -, sixth title at Crandon Park - equaling Andre Agassi's record - and third in a row, he also reached 714 victories on the circuit, surpassing his coach Boris Becker up to the eleventh ATP player with the most wins.
National ambassador. On the other hand, Juan Martín Del Potro played his third ATP World Tour tournament since his return from a left wrist injury last year. This is the 27-year-old Argentine's eighth appearance in Miami, where he posted his best semi-final result in 2009 when he lost to champion Andy Murray. After his operation he returned to action this year in Delray Beach where he advanced to the semifinals (against later champion Querrey). At Indian Wells, he reached the second phase. In the days leading up to this competition, the Tandilense was training in a double shift and exchanged games with Leonardo Mayer, another tennis player who arrived in excellent shape.
The Miami Open is an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tennis tournament for men and WTA Premier Mandatory for women. It is held in Miami (United States), on the hard courts of the Tennis Center at Crandon Park complex. Along with the Indian Wells Masters, the Miami Masters closes the first stage of the cement season, prior to Roland Garros.
DRIVE TO TENNIS
The elegance, dynamism, demand and emotion that characterize this sport apply perfectly to the values that identify the brand. Tennis is part of Peugeot's DNA and the long relationship between the brand and the sport dates back to the 70s. Peugeot sponsors various international tournaments: after entering the Village VIP of the Tournament in 1984, and being elected Official Car in 1989, the brand celebrated its 2014th anniversary of collaboration with Roland Garros in 30. The French Open, such the name of this tournament, is the Grand Slam played since its inauguration in 1891 under the organization of the French Tennis Federation (FFT). Peugeot maintains a close relationship with the tournament since 1984, being the sponsor and official transport, having a fleet of vehicles for the movements of the players, personalities and the public during the tournament.
Peugeot announced a new global partnership with the ATP starting this year, in which the automaker participates with more than 500 vehicles that will be the official transport of the ATP World Tour. Off the courts, Peugeot will be present on ATPWorldTour.com, the first portal dedicated to tennis and will become the main partner of ATPWorld Tour Uncovered, the weekly TV program of the circuit, broadcast in 170 countries, which offers fans access exclusive behind the scenes of the tournament.
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