Longines launches French Tennis open Roland Garros watch

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An elegant beauty to behold, Longines unveils the Conquest 1/100th Roland Garros watch. A celebration of the longstanding relationship with the French open, the momentous watch Conquest 1/100th symbolises the longstanding relationship of Longines with the French Open. This special edition, created as a tribute to the greatest tennis tournament on clay courts, houses a unique movement using the latest-generation technologies.

A new line of watches that have been specially created for sports which require high precision timing. The Conquest 1/100th series responds to the needs of athletes, professionals and sports fans, besides many others, since it measures multiple intermediary times and has an intuitive analogue display that shows the time to one hundredth of a second using a separate hand. All of this is possible thanks to the latest generation of quartz movement developed exclusively for Longines by ETA.

As a tribute to the strong relationship that it has developed with the Parisian tournament, the winged hourglass brand is launching an exclusive edition: the Conquest 1/100th Roland Garros. Touches of orange on the hands, the dial or the flange indexes subtly hint at the iconic clay of the French Open courts, while the case back is engraved with the logo of Roland Garros.

The hand in orange displays time to one hundredth of a second is the watch’s crowning glory at the centre. Sweeping efficiently to mark precise time, this is certainly a dedicated timekeeper of accuracy resting on your wrist in glamorous style.  The model is also fitted with a steel bracelet and a butterfly clasp.

2The world acclaimed French tennis open, Roland Garros is the event in Paris, France where Longines holds fort with its timeless yet modern watches. An event hall worthy of its title, Longines boutique extends its welcome at Marina Square with a sprawling indoor space to showcase youthful talent with 3 tennis courts. French tennis play was brought to our shores and we were privileged to witness it live. We were treated to a spectacle of young talents who demonstrated powerful arm swing smashes and incredible agility. I was given the opportunity to spar with one of the instructors, it was an extremely enjoyable occasion to practice tennis in a comfortable setting. I could tell the students were in the right hands and would be the tennis champions of tomorrow. 95

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