Originally Posted by veronika
I've not been to a pro tourney in a long time (more than 10 years
) so I was wondering if it's easy to approach the players as I'd like to have a photo taken with Sveta and talk to her.
I have had no trouble at all approaching Ms. Kuznetsova at various
tournaments. However, it is much easier at an outdoor tournament
than an indoor tournament (at least in Los Angeles, where the
indoor tournament was at the Staples Center.) At the outdoor
tournaments, I'd just follow her to her practice court and wait
til she was done. I could never find any of the players at Staples
Center; they were either playing on the court or somewhere in the
bowels of the Staples Center.
From reading her interviews, she likes polite fans(I always said, "Please,
Ms. Kuznetsova," making sure I pronounced it correctly, or nearly correctly)
and she likes her fans to talk to her. Best of luck! I wish I could be there,
but I can't get away from work (especially to fly to the other side of the