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Seoul Gallery: Champion Style

Agnieszka Radwanska cruised into the final of the KDB Korea Open and then, at the very end of an epic final, made one last push - champion style. See all the best pics from Finals Day here!

Published September 22, 2013 12:00

Crowds assembled at center court at the Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center for Finals Day in Seoul...
Crowds assembled at center court at the Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center for Finals Day in Seoul...
Polish fans came out in big numbers to support their nation's tennis hero, Agnieszka Radwanska.
Polish fans came out in big numbers to support their nation's tennis hero, Agnieszka Radwanska.
Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center was where Steffi Graf captured gold in her Golden Grand Slam in 1988.
Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center was where Steffi Graf captured gold in her Golden Grand Slam in 1988.
But Radwanska had a big challenge on her hands - Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was on top of her game.
But Radwanska had a big challenge on her hands - Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was on top of her game.
Pavlyuchenkova lost her first set of the tournament but had won eight straight going into the final.
Pavlyuchenkova lost her first set of the tournament but had won eight straight going into the final.
And the Russian, who already had two WTA titles on the season, won the first set against Radwanska.
And the Russian, who already had two WTA titles on the season, won the first set against Radwanska.
But Radwanska wasn't about to let it slip - she ground out a two-hour, 45-minute, 67(6) 63 64 victory.
But Radwanska wasn't about to let it slip - she ground out a two-hour, 45-minute, 67(6) 63 64 victory.
Radwanska won her third WTA title of the year, though it was her first since before the Aussie Open.
Radwanska won her third WTA title of the year, though it was her first since before the Aussie Open.
Radwanska now has 13 WTA titles. She is now 13-5 in WTA finals and 5-0 in International-level finals.
Radwanska now has 13 WTA titles. She is now 13-5 in WTA finals and 5-0 in International-level finals.
That wasn't the only triumph - the WTA presented a gift to the tournament for reaching its 10th edition.
That wasn't the only triumph - the WTA presented a gift to the tournament for reaching its 10th edition.
The KDB Korea Open began in 2004 and raised its prize money to $500,000 last year - clearly on the up.
The KDB Korea Open began in 2004 and raised its prize money to $500,000 last year - clearly on the up.
Pavlyuchenkova was playing in her eighth WTA final and now has a 5-3 record in those title matches.
Pavlyuchenkova was playing in her eighth WTA final and now has a 5-3 record in those title matches.
Radwanska had a narrow 2-1 head-to-head lead on Pavlyuchenkova going in, extending that to 3-1.
Radwanska had a narrow 2-1 head-to-head lead on Pavlyuchenkova going in, extending that to 3-1.
The doubles title went to Chan Chin-Wei and Xu Yi-Fan, beating Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears.
The doubles title went to Chan Chin-Wei and Xu Yi-Fan, beating Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears.
Chan - pictured right, and Xu - pictured left, each captured their very first WTA titles of any kind.
Chan - pictured right, and Xu - pictured left, each captured their very first WTA titles of any kind.
And a few more off-court moments from Seoul - Francesca Schiavone signed autographs at the adidas booth.
And a few more off-court moments from Seoul - Francesca Schiavone signed autographs at the adidas booth.
With her gorgeous one-handed backhand, Schiavone was a big favorite in Seoul, making the semifinals.
With her gorgeous one-handed backhand, Schiavone was a big favorite in Seoul, making the semifinals.
And Kimiko Date-Krumm is a favorite wherever she goes, especially here - she won here in 2009.
And Kimiko Date-Krumm is a favorite wherever she goes, especially here - she won here in 2009.
Date-Krumm met her fans, signed autographs and posed for photos during a visit to the Yonex booth.
Date-Krumm met her fans, signed autographs and posed for photos during a visit to the Yonex booth.
Another KDB Korea Open champion, 2008 winner Maria Kirilenko, also took time out to meet her supporters.
Another KDB Korea Open champion, 2008 winner Maria Kirilenko, also took time out to meet her supporters.
  • Crowds assembled at center court at the Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center for Finals Day in Seoul...
  • Polish fans came out in big numbers to support their nation's tennis hero, Agnieszka Radwanska.
  • Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center was where Steffi Graf captured gold in her Golden Grand Slam in 1988.
  • But Radwanska had a big challenge on her hands - Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was on top of her game.
  • Pavlyuchenkova lost her first set of the tournament but had won eight straight going into the final.
  • And the Russian, who already had two WTA titles on the season, won the first set against Radwanska.
  • But Radwanska wasn't about to let it slip - she ground out a two-hour, 45-minute, 67(6) 63 64 victory.
  • Radwanska won her third WTA title of the year, though it was her first since before the Aussie Open.
  • Radwanska now has 13 WTA titles. She is now 13-5 in WTA finals and 5-0 in International-level finals.
  • That wasn't the only triumph - the WTA presented a gift to the tournament for reaching its 10th edition.
  • The KDB Korea Open began in 2004 and raised its prize money to $500,000 last year - clearly on the up.
  • Pavlyuchenkova was playing in her eighth WTA final and now has a 5-3 record in those title matches.
  • Radwanska had a narrow 2-1 head-to-head lead on Pavlyuchenkova going in, extending that to 3-1.
  • The doubles title went to Chan Chin-Wei and Xu Yi-Fan, beating Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears.
  • Chan - pictured right, and Xu - pictured left, each captured their very first WTA titles of any kind.
  • And a few more off-court moments from Seoul - Francesca Schiavone signed autographs at the adidas booth.
  • With her gorgeous one-handed backhand, Schiavone was a big favorite in Seoul, making the semifinals.
  • And Kimiko Date-Krumm is a favorite wherever she goes, especially here - she won here in 2009.
  • Date-Krumm met her fans, signed autographs and posed for photos during a visit to the Yonex booth.
  • Another KDB Korea Open champion, 2008 winner Maria Kirilenko, also took time out to meet her supporters.
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