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Monterrey Gallery: Keeping Up Appearances

From autograph sessions to crowd interaction over to the press room, the stars of the WTA - including Urszula Radwanska - kept the fans of Monterrey engaged even after their matches.

Published April 16, 2013 12:00

The fans who flocked to the Monterrey Open didn't always have to wait too long for autographs.
The fans who flocked to the Monterrey Open didn't always have to wait too long for autographs.
A lot of the fans caught them as the players were on their way off the court after their victories.
A lot of the fans caught them as the players were on their way off the court after their victories.
Some fans would even catch special mementos - like a towel thrown to the crowd by the top seed.
Some fans would even catch special mementos - like a towel thrown to the crowd by the top seed.
Other fans wanted a little bit more from the top seed that night, probably too much, actually.
Other fans wanted a little bit more from the top seed that night, probably too much, actually.
Urszula Radwanska took some time out to sign autographs and pose for photos at a sponsor booth.
Urszula Radwanska took some time out to sign autographs and pose for photos at a sponsor booth.
Radwanska would make the quarterfinals of the tournament before falling to Maria Kirilenko.
Radwanska would make the quarterfinals of the tournament before falling to Maria Kirilenko.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was cheered on all week and even signed some of her many fans' signs.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was cheered on all week and even signed some of her many fans' signs.
Pavlyuchenkova would eventually go all the way to the title, improving to 15-0 in Monterrey.
Pavlyuchenkova would eventually go all the way to the title, improving to 15-0 in Monterrey.
Some autograph sessions were more packed than others - this Kirilenko one was a big hit.
Some autograph sessions were more packed than others - this Kirilenko one was a big hit.
Monica Niculescu - who eventually reached the semifinals - was also a big draw off the court.
Monica Niculescu - who eventually reached the semifinals - was also a big draw off the court.
Lauren Davis also brought the fans out for autographs during her quarterfinal run in Monterrey.
Lauren Davis also brought the fans out for autographs during her quarterfinal run in Monterrey.
Ana Ivanovic, a Grand Slam champion and former World No.1, during a post-match interview.
Ana Ivanovic, a Grand Slam champion and former World No.1, during a post-match interview.
Most players were stopped before leaving the court for on-court, post-match interviews.
Most players were stopped before leaving the court for on-court, post-match interviews.
And then the press room - top seed Kerber, who would eventually reach the final, met the press.
And then the press room - top seed Kerber, who would eventually reach the final, met the press.
Kirilenko is a popular figure wherever she goes as she closes in on breaking the Top 10.
Kirilenko is a popular figure wherever she goes as she closes in on breaking the Top 10.
  • The fans who flocked to the Monterrey Open didn't always have to wait too long for autographs.
  • A lot of the fans caught them as the players were on their way off the court after their victories.
  • Some fans would even catch special mementos - like a towel thrown to the crowd by the top seed.
  • Other fans wanted a little bit more from the top seed that night, probably too much, actually.
  • Urszula Radwanska took some time out to sign autographs and pose for photos at a sponsor booth.
  • Radwanska would make the quarterfinals of the tournament before falling to Maria Kirilenko.
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was cheered on all week and even signed some of her many fans' signs.
  • Pavlyuchenkova would eventually go all the way to the title, improving to 15-0 in Monterrey.
  • Some autograph sessions were more packed than others - this Kirilenko one was a big hit.
  • Monica Niculescu - who eventually reached the semifinals - was also a big draw off the court.
  • Lauren Davis also brought the fans out for autographs during her quarterfinal run in Monterrey.
  • Ana Ivanovic, a Grand Slam champion and former World No.1, during a post-match interview.
  • Most players were stopped before leaving the court for on-court, post-match interviews.
  • And then the press room - top seed Kerber, who would eventually reach the final, met the press.
  • Kirilenko is a popular figure wherever she goes as she closes in on breaking the Top 10.
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