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UNIQLO Congratulates Novak Djokovic and Shingo Kuniedaon Winning Titles at the 2013 Australian Open

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TOKYO /PRNewswire/ — UNIQLO today congratulates Novak Djokovic*, the World Ranking No. 1 singles men’s tennis player, and Shingo Kunieda**, the World Ranking No. 1 wheelchair singles tennis male player, on winning the Men’s Singles Title and the Men’s Wheelchair Singles Title respectively at the 2013 Australian Open Tennis Championships. These recent victories mark the third consecutive time Djokovic has won the singles title at the Australian Open, and the sixth time Kunieda has won the wheelchair singles title at the same tournament.
Commenting on Novak Djokovic and Shingo Kunieda’s victories, Tadashi Yanai, Chairman, President & CEO of leading global Japanese retailer Fast Retailing, said, “I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Novak Djokovic and Shingo Kunieda on winning their respective titles at the 2013 Australian Open Tennis Championships. All of us at Fast Retailing and UNIQLO are proud of our association with these exceptional athletes. Not only do they work hard to continuously improve their form and physical condition while promoting the sport widely, but they also serve as excellent role models for young people all around the world. We wish both of them continued success in 2013.”

Novak Djokovic Wins Men’s Singles Title at 2013 Australian Open Championships

Shingo Kunieda Wins Men’s Wheelchair Singles Title at 2013 Australian Open Championships
Novak Djokovic said, “I am still overwhelmed with excitement and joy at winning the 2013 Australian Open. It’s incredible and very thrilling for me to have won it three times in a row. And congratulations to Shingo Kunieda on winning two titles at this tournament. What a nice concidence for the two of us to win at the same tournament.” He added, “My UNIQLO match wear no doubt helped me to win my third consecutive Australian Open title. I felt light and comfortable in my movements on the court.”
Shingo Kunieda said, “I am very happy to have won both the singles and doubles titles at the Australian Open this year, which is a great way for me to start my 2013 tennis season. I am also pleased that Novak Djokovic has won his singles title, and I would like to congratulate him on his victory. I will work hard and do my best to continue to win my matches with my UNIQLO tennis wear, and to maintain my world number one ranking.”
*Novak Djokovic has won the Men’s Singles Title at the Australian Open Tennis Championships three times consecutively from 2011. UNIQLO is a sponsor of Novak Djokovic since 2012.
**Shingo Kunieda has won the Men’s Wheelchair Singles Title at the Australian Open Tennis Championships five times consecutively from 2007 and again in 2013. He has won the Men’s Wheelchair Doubles Title at the Australian Open six times, during the same years as his singles title. UNIQLO is a sponsor of Shingo Kunieda since 2009.
Source: UNIQLO

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January 31, 2013 at 10:45 am

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