WTA Athlete Sloane Stephens Named A USANA Brand Ambassador
USANA is the Official Health Supplement Supplier of the WTA
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 10, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --USANA Health Sciences, Inc.
(NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional company, today announced Women's Tennis
Association (WTA) athlete Sloane Stephens as its newest brand ambassador. The
19-year-old American will represent the international company alongside fellow
WTA athletes and current USANA ambassadors Sam Stosur (AUS), Liezel Huber
(USA), Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN), Zheng Jie (CHN) and recently retired Kim
Clijsters (BEL). USANA has been providing its NSF and HFL-tested nutritional
products to more than 160 WTA players since 2006.
"Our partnership with the WTA has been a natural one and we are proud to
associate ourselves with these elite female athletes from around the world,"
said Dan Macuga, USANA chief communications officer. "We are excited to have
Sloane join our growing list of ambassadors and to watch her continue to excel
and grow as an athlete."
Stephens first turned professional in fall 2009 and had a notable season in
2010, winning three of the four Junior Grand Slam Doubles titles—the French
Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open—with Hungarian partner Timea Babos in 2010.
During her rookie year of playing a full WTA schedule, she became the youngest
player ranked in the Top 100 at No. 97 and in 2012 she ended the season at No.
38, becoming the only teenager and youngest-ranked player in the year-end Top
"My career is just beginning and I am really excited to see what I can
accomplish this season, as well as over the next few years," said the
up-and-coming tennis star. "With USANA's support and its high-quality
products, I believe I can achieve great things both on and off the court."
Stephens recently kicked off the 2013 season by playing Serena Williams in the
quarterfinals (64-63) of the Brisbane International and is currently playing
at the Moorilla Hobart International event. She will next compete in the
season's first Grand Slam event—the Australia Open—alongside Stosur, Huber and
Zheng Jie on January 14.
For more information about USANA's products and company, visit USANA.com.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based
nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements and personal
care, energy, and weight-management products in theirFDA-registered
facilityin Salt Lake City, Utah. USANA's products, tested by NSF
International and used bymore than600 professional athletes, are developed
by the company's award-winning team of scientists andsold directly to
Preferred Customers and Associates in 18 international markets.Named one
ofOutsidemagazine's"Best Places to Work"for four consecutive years, USANA
has received more than 100 state, national and internationalaccolades,
includingUtahBest of State, Stevie Awards, Australian Business
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Media Contact: Ashley Collins
Executive Director of PR, Social Media and Communications
USANA Health Sciences, Inc.
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