Marking the significant milestone of a decade partnership, USANA Health Sciences organised a closed-door event for the media to learn about the importance of nutrition for athletes and a tour of the backstage showcasing exclusive behind the scenes of what it is like for WTA players off-court and the various work of putting up the WTA Finals matches.
The media event was kickoff with the back stage tour and followed by an open speech by WTA President Micky Lawler.
Next, Ms. Kathleen Stroia, Senior Vice President, WTA Sports Sciences & Medicine & Transitions shared with the media the importance of nutrition for tennis players and the benefits of USANA Health supplements for the players. She was one of the key decision maker to approve the USANA Health supplements for the WTA tennis players.
USANA, a leading global vitamin and health supplement manufacturer, and the official health supplement supplier of the WTA since 2006, provides nutritional assistance to athletes through a range of high quality USANA products. There are currently over 225 WTA players benefiting from USANA supplements. And 8 out of 10 top players are taking the supplements.
In 2014, the WTA and USANA came together to spearhead Aces for Humanity, a joint initiative that supports the USANA True Health Foundation, raising money to support the non-profit philanthropy. At the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, WTA will unveil a cheque donation of $25,000.
Kristina Mladenovic is the USANA ambassador who is also taking the supplements. Her favourite product is the Recovery Shake. Finally, up close with Kristina Mladenovic for a photo session. She is playing double with Caroline Garcia in the WTA Finals 2016.
Lastly, the night was ended with an exciting match with Madison Keys, singles rank is 7, playing against Angelique Kerber, singles rank is 1. Keng Hean of USANA tossed the coin for the match. The match was won by Germany borned Angelique Kerber, 28, who is residing in Poland currently.