The tennis and art project presented here was sponsored by PORSCHE and whisks you away to a confidently stylish trip through time – the stuff that dreams are made of. The underlying topics were women and tennis, and production took place in a variety of locations in the Czech Republic as well as in Athens. In front of the camera stood renowned tennis players such as Barbora Strýcová, Karolína Muchov, Markéta Vondroušová and Maria Sakkari. It was all photographed for Porsche Tennis by Radka Leitmeritz, with spot-on styling contributed by JANA KAPOUNOVA.
Barbora Strýcová is a former Czech tennis player and ranked number one in the world in women’s doubles. Her greatest success was winning the double title in Wimbledon in 2019. Tennis player Karolína Muchová just made it into the semi-finals of the Australian Open in 2021.
The biggest successes of tennis player Markéta Vondroušová as a solo player were making it into the finals of the French Open in 2019 as well as winning a Silver medal at the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. And Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari is the daughter of Angeliki Kanellopoulou, who was also a professional tennis player.
Porsche Tennis on the spread : “Passion and performance, dynamism and aesthetics: the Court Supremes project by Porsche Central and Eastern Europe, Porsche AG and photographer Radka Leitmeritz, pays homage to women’s tennis and some of the players that have dominated the sport. The legendary Martina Navratilova joins Petra Kvitova and Porsche brand ambassadors Angelique Kerber and Julia Görges in the series of stunning portraits, which was first shown at the Porsche-supported WTA tournament in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Fans can also view them online at porsche-tennis.de/court-supremes.”
For Porsche Central & Eastern Europe and Radka Leitmeritz, Court Supremes is an ongoing project, which began during the tournament break last year due to the pandemic. GoSee : porsche-tennis.com & janakapounova.com