ISTANBUL, Turkey - Waterford Crystal was the proud supplier of the trophies that were handed out during the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships - Istanbul 2012.
Those included a trophy for singles winner Serena Williams, a Cliff's of Moher trophy for singles runner-up Maria Sharapova, Lume trophies for doubles winners Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova, Lume centerpieces for doubles runner-ups Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka, a singles year-end No.1 trophy presented by Dubai Duty Free for Victoria Azarenka, doubles year-end No.1 trophies presented by Dubai Duty Free for Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci and a Glenfall trophy for Diamond ACES winner Azarenka.
Waterford also supplies trophies for the Masters Series crystal shield trophies that are awarded to the winner of each of the nine ATP Masters Series tournaments.
Waterford was founded by William and George Penrose in the heart of the Irish harbor town of Waterford in 1783. In addition to trophies, it has become known worldwide for creating crystal and glass drinkware, crystal gifts and home accessories. Some of the company's most popular products include Crystal Christmas Ornaments, Waterford China, Crystal Vases, Wateford Lamps, Waterford Pens, champagne flutes, wine glasses, chandeliers, clocks, decanters, flatware and bowls.