Tennis star joins Maui Jim’s VIP line-up

Spanish tennis professional, Fernando Verdasco, has joined David Ferrer, Garbiñe Muguruza and David Goffin as a VIP ambassador for Maui Jim.

Verdasco is one of Spain’s best-known tennis players on the global circuit, and is currently 36 in the ATP rankings. Born in Madrid, he has been in the Top 50 for 14 consecutive seasons (2004-2017), finishing in the Top 10 in 2009 and 2010. Amongst his successes are seven singles titles and eight doubles titles. Amongst his best Grand Slam performances are one Wimbledon final (2013), two US Open finals (2009 and 2010), and one Australian Open semi-final(2009). He rounds these victories off with three Davis Cups (2008, 2009 and 2011), one Hopman Cup (2013) and one doubles Masters Cup (2013).

“I love the brand and its association with tennis,” said Verdasco. “Its lens technology is incredible and puts it among the world leaders. There is a great choice of models both for everyday wear and for sport. I am really happy to be part of this brand and team.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Fernando as a Maui Jim Ambassador and a member of our ‘Ohana’ [Hawaiian for family],” said Martijn van Eerde, European marketing director of Maui Jim. “His talent, resilience, tenacity and extensive record of successes make him a VIP ambassador. His interest in photography gives him a knowledge of lenses that serves to enhance his collaboration with Maui Jim.”

Maui Jim has been the official sponsor of the ATP Tour since 2015.