Citizen has announced a special edition watch made to commemorate their 20th year as the official timekeeper for the US Open tennis tournament. The US Open has been around, in one fashion or another, since 1881 and is currently held at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. Being that the US Open is a staple of the international tennis calendar, Citizen is quite proud of their partnership – enter the watch. The 20th Anniversary US Open Citizen Eco-Drive watch can be had in two possible versions sporting slight dial changes and different colored straps (white vs. blue).
This new model sports a simple three hand + date design and is powered by an Eco-Drive movement. Measuring a sporty 42mm wide, this tennis-themed timepiece carries the USTA logo on its bright white dial and additional flare is provided by a cross-hatched engraved pattern on the bezel. This new Citizen should look very much at home on the wrist of any tennis fan and will match up nicely with a fresh pair of trainers. Citizen has not mentioned exactly how limited this new model will be but those interested will need to pony up a reasonable $150 price tag and can be found in the Shop section of the US Open website.
Written by James Stacey