MONTERREY, Mexico - Elina Svitolina helped inspire a new generation of tennis players at the Abierto GNP Seguros when the No.1 seed joined the WTA Future Stars Camp in Monterrey.

The two-day camp hosted 20 selected girls from around the Monterrey region who exemplified high performance and promise, as well as being good citizens off court.

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The Ukrainian former WTA Finals champion and two-time Grand Slam semifinalist gave a motivational talk and mentored the girls, who also enjoyed on-court sessions with WTA Gold Coaches Karim Perona, the coach of No.8 seed Wang Yafan, and Iain Hughes, the coach of rising 18-year-old Anastasia Potapova. 

Karim Perona, coach of No.8 seed Wang Yafan, has an on-court session with the WTA Future Stars Camp participants.

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Iain Hughes, coach of rising 18-year-old Russian Anastasia Potapova, has a motivational chat with the WTA Future Stars Camp participants.

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