Tuesday, January 11, 2011

World's Top Women Tennis Players Team Up With Usana

A Perfect Match: WTA and USANA Expand Partnership

The Australian Open, one of tennis' four Grand Slam tournaments, is just around the corner and with it the world's top tennis players are gearing up for what's sure to be an incredible 2011. As the new season gets under way, we at USANA are excited to announce that our partnership with the WTA — the premier name in women's sports — is growing.

Since 2006, USANA has been proud to be the official health supplement supplier to the WTA. But we're thrilled to announce that beginning this year and continuing through 2013, USANA Health Sciences is now not only the official health supplement supplier, but also an official partner, and USANA's Essentials are the official multivitamin of the WTA.
"I’ve been using USANA products since they began sponsoring the WTA, but had known of their great reputation as a high-quality supplements company," says Liezel Huber, one of the world's top doubles players. "The USANA Essentials and BiOmega are an important part of my health regimen, and I don’t go a day without them."

Throughout the coming months, What's Up, USANA? readers will be seeing and hearing from many of the top women's tennis players, each of whom will share with us her experiences regarding our high-quality nutritional supplements.

More than 5 million people attend WTA events throughout the year, and millions more watch on television. It's exciting to know that the best women's tennis players in the world believe so strongly in the world's top-rated nutritional supplements. It's truly a perfect match.

"I train for hours everyday and the USANA supplements I take help replenish and nourish me," says Samantha Stosur, who enters the 2011 season as the No. 6-ranked singles player in the world. "I trust USANA to maintain my health and wellness and support my goals."

As all tennis fans' eyes focus on Australia over the next few weeks, USANA's own Alan Bergstrom, vice president of customer service, as well as our colleagues in Australia-New Zealand, will offer updates on all the WTA happenings.

The Players
For now, please welcome to Team USANA the following six players who have agreed to personally endorse USANA and its products.

Kim Clijsters is one of the biggest names in women’s tennis today. She’s the No. 3 singles player in the world, and has won 40 singles and 11 doubles titles.
Liezel Huber is the not only a former No. 1-ranked doubles player in the world and currently No. 3, she’s won an astonishing 43 titles, with 17 of those from Grand Slam events. You might know her from USANA10.

Zheng Jie, the No. 26 player in the world, is from China and has won three singles titles and 13 on the doubles side in her seven-year career.

Samantha Stosur, a 26-year-old from Australia, is currently ranked No. 6 in the world. Sam has won a total of 24 titles on tour — two singles and 22 doubles.

Aleksandra Wozniak, turned pro in 2005. The 23-year-old Canadian has won more than 200 singles matches and recorded a singles title. She’s also a long-time USANA fan.

Melanie Oudin is only 19 years old, but she’s been playing on the WTA Tour since 2008 and was named Newcomer of the Year in 2009.

Look for Clijsters, Stosur, and other members of Team USANA at the Medibank International Sydney, which continues through January 15.

Learn More
For additional information about the WTA, please be sure to visit its website. Also, become one of the nearly 500 million people who like the WTA on Facebook and follow the tour on Twitter. Plus, here's a cool list that features many of the players' tweets.

As always, check out our own USANA Athletes page on Facebook and follow @USANAinc on Twitter for valuable information regarding this partnership and other exciting news.

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Deanna and Dave Waters
Diamond Directors, Usana
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