Under Armour is a performance brand and a performance athlete like Andy Murray is a perfect addition to the Under Armour Family with several prestigious tennis championship under his belt. Currently Number 6 in the world, Andy Murray has been a dominant figure in tennis winning the US Opein in 2012, Wimbledon in 2013 and is a Gold Medalist in the 2012 Summer Games. Under Armour line of performance shoes and apparel will help drive Andy Murray to more world championship in tennis.
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Under Armour (NYSE: UA), the originator of performance footwear, apparel and accessories, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand’s innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. Under Armour’s wholly owned subsidiary, MapMyFitness, powers one of the world’s largest Connected Fitness communities. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland. Recently, Under Armour has started its global expansion and has already several stores in the Philippines located at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City; Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City; and the soon to open branch in UP Town Center, Quezon City. In line with this growth, Under Armour has also expanded its rosters of world class athletes which includes, Lindsey Vonn, Tom Brady, Cam Newton, Stephen Curry, Jordan Spieth, Sloane Stephens and now Andy Murray.
Under Armour announced the addition of professional tennis player Andy Murray to its roster of world championship athletes. As part of the 4-year partnership, Murray will wear Under Armour® apparel, footwear, and accessories and will be featured in marketing campaigns, will participate in global training and tennis activations, and will make appearances for the brand.
Currently ranked number six in the world, Murray is a dominant figure and is one of the most accomplished names in the sport. In July 2013, he became the first British male in 77 years to win the coveted Wimbledon Championships in London. Murray is the 2012 US Open Champion and won a gold medal in the 2012 Summer Games. Murray broke into the Top 100 in 2005 and won his first career title in 2006. Now with 31 career titles, he is commonly considered a top contender in Grand Slam tournaments.
“I am very honored and excited to be joining Team Under Armour and to help them tell their story globally, They are committed to providing innovative apparel, accessories, and footwear, with an unmatched focus on training and performance,” said Murray.
“Signing Andy is really a special moment for the brand, as we continue to elevate and diversify our athlete roster and expand our international presence, Andy’s remarkable character, competitive spirit and unmatched ability make him the perfect fit for our family,” said Ryan Kuehl, Under Armour’s Senior Category Director, Global Golf and Tennis.
Murray’s manager, Matt Gentry, added, “Andy is very committed and focused when it comes to training and preparation, so the new partnership with Under Armour is an exciting and ideal match. Athlete performance and product innovation are the brand’s core pillars, which will have strong benefits for Andy and the team in 2015 and beyond.”
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- Bonifacio High Street
- SM Megamall