In the world of sports, athletes and timekeepers share a lot in common. That is why Citizen Watch Company proudly celebrates its 25th annivesary as the Official Timekeeper of the US Open Tennis Championships. Every year, the two weeks are reserved for the US Open Tennis Championships. This is the season-ending Grand Slam event in men’s and women’s professional tennis; it is the highest profile tennis tournament of the year. With court-side clocks tracking match time and stadium scoreboards to display match results, CITIZEN plays an integral role every year at the US Open Tennis Championships, and CITIZEN match time displays have recorded the match time of some of the longest Grand Slam matches in history.

CITIZEN are also proud to be the Official Timekeeper of the Emirates Airline US Open Series and now has a presence at all of the U.S.-based Series’ tournaments.

A image of the venue in 2016

World Figure Skating

CITIZEN has been continuously supported the international competition of figure skating since 1982, and is the longest running sponsor for the ISU.

For CITIZEN, figure skating represents similar ideals and values in their watchmaking.

BETTER START NOW, Citizen newly created brand statement which summarizes the ethics and discipline behind the brand. No matter who you are and what you do, it is always possible to make something better and that now is the time to start doing it. Consequently it invented, crafted and improved various technologies and products, for example Eco-Drive technology that powers watches using any light source, and Satellite Wave which receives time signals and position data from orbital satellites anywhere in the world. Working to create new technologies or making its current technologies better and more efficient is the driving force behind the brand.

CITIZEN believes that its experience of invention and improvement coupled with discipline makes them the perfect sponsor for the sport of international figure skating which requires the same from its skaters.

2016-2017 Season
Grand Prix of Figure Skating Finals December 8-11, 2016 Marseille, France
European Figure Skating Championships January 25-29, 2017 Ostrava, Czech Republic
Four Continents Figure Skating Championships February 15-19, 2017 Gangneung, South Korea
World Junior Figure Skating Championships March 15-19, 2017 Taipei City, Taiwan
World Figure Skating Championships March 29-April 2, 2017 Helsinki, Finland

©David Carmichael

©David Carmichael