College Park Gallery: Battles & Trophy Shots
The last few days of the Citi Open saw players battling to the end just for a shot at the trophy.
Published August 01, 2011 12:00
American rising star Sloane Stephens signed autographs and met fans during a sponsor visit.
Another American, Irina Falconi, met the Geico gecko after reaching her first WTA semifinal.
Canada's Stephanie Dubois kept No.3 seed Tamira Paszek fighting for her 57 64 76(2) victory.
Tamira Paszek's three-hour, 42-minute victory was the second-longest match of the season.
Tamira Paszek signed autographs after her marathon quarterfinal win over Stephanie Dubois.
Shahar Peer outlasted Tamira Paszek in another marathon in the semifinals, 36 76(2) 64.
Top seed Shahar Peer met the press after moving into the final of the inaugural Citi Open.
No.2 seed Nadia Petrova downed No.1 seed Shahar Peer in Sunday afternoon's final, 75 62.
Nadia Petrova posed with her 10th career singles title on the WTA after winning the final.
Sania Mirza and Yaroslava Shvedova captured their first WTA doubles title as a team.