Montréal Gallery: Some Rogers Cup Memories
The stars of the WTA have been keeping up appearances at the Rogers Cup, on and off court.
Published August 13, 2012 12:00
The off-court fun has been abundant in Montreal, including autograph sessions from marquee WTA names.
Li Na has been among those taking the time out to meet fans and meet the press, as well as make the final.
Petra Kvitova also made the final, though she was nearly ousted in her first match by Ksenia Pervak.
Another Czech lefty, Lucie Safarova, made it all the way to the semifinals and will now break the Top 20.
Marion Bartoli fell in the third round but spent some time at the Mini-Rogers Cup over at Olympic Stadium.
Petra Kvitova and Sam Stosur, who won their first Grand Slams in 2011, took part in a Rogers Cup Pro-Am.
The rains were on and off in Montreal all week, though most of the schedule went as planned in the end.
World No.1 Victoria Azarenka met the press after having to withdraw from the tournament in her first match.
Aleksandra Wozniak was the first Canadian to reach the quarterfinals here since Patricia Hy-Boulais in 1992.
Caroline Wozniacki bowed out to Petra Kvitova in the semifinals, though not after pushing her to three.
Klaudia Jans-Ignacik and Kristina Mladenovic were the surprise doubles winners, winning on Sunday night.
Katarina Srebotnik and Nadia Petrova fell to Klaudia Jans-Ignacik and Kristina Mladenovic in the final.