Dominika Cibulkova was so focused on her second match at the WTA Finals that she walked out on court forgetting one important detail…
WTA Staff

SINGAPORE - At the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, every player who takes the court walks out hand in hand with a young mascot.

But ahead of her round-robin match against Madison Keys, Dominika Cibulkova was so focused on the match that she accidentally walked right past hers.

Thankfully, as soon as Cibulkova realized her mistake she quickly corrected it. She actually ran back to the tunnel to take the young fan's hand and lead her across the court, much to the girl's delight (and confusion).

After the match, Cibulkova explained in at her press conference what happened:

"I was just waving to the people around the stadium, and I just forgot! I didn't see the ball kid!" she laughed. "I was like, oh my god, no way! She must feel so bad! So I went back."

Check out the video below (at 5:40) to hear Cibulkova talk more about her match, including her ball kid mix-up.

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