Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aaron Kwok officiates the “Longines Future Tennis Aces – Hong Kong Section” Award Presentation Ceremony
On 13th May 2011 at Ocean Terminal Main Concourse, Harbour City in Hong Kong, Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aaron Kwok kicked off “Longines Future Tennis Aces – Hong Kong Section” Award Presentation Ceremony and announce 12-year-old Lawrence Lo Lok Pui as the winner of Hong Kong. Lawrence will be sponsored by Longines to watch the French Open in Paris in June and represent Hong Kong in the Longines Future Aces tournament.
At the beginning of the ceremony, renowned model Cara G in sporty outfit started the ceremony by showcasing the elegance in sport with a Longines Column Wheel Chronograph watch. Then the ceremony kicked off with Aaron Kwok and Ms Karen Au Yeung, Vice President of Longines in Hong Kong, filling the transparent giant cup with tennis balls engraved with the Longines label and trigger the machine that pushed the giant tennis ball upward. Furthermore, Aaron Kwok led the guests into the tennis world of Longines and French Open by striking poses with the huge racket.
The 12-year-old Lawrence, beating his opponents in several sets, received the giant admission ticket to Roland Garros from Aaron Kwon and Ms. Karen Au Yeung. Representing Hong Kong, he will participate in the final to be held at the venue of French Open in June. In spite of his young age, this rising tennis star in Asia now takes a big stride toward the international arena, continuing Longines’ mission to support elegance in sport.
Lawrence has been an active player in the tennis court since six with the support of his parents. He beat Jack Wong Hong Kit in the semi-final, and won the final against Anthony Jackie Tang. Ranked second in the Hong Kong 2010 boys’ singles order (aged 12 or below), Lawrence garnered first runner-up in Boys’ 14 and Under Singles in National Junior Tennis Championships 2011 in March, and teamed up with Jack Wong to win the championship in Boys’ 14 and Under Doubles. He now ranks number four in boys’ 14 and under in Hong Kong.