In addition to entertaining, the Acapulco Open also fulfills fans’ dreams.
During today’s afternoon fans got to be very close to their idol Rafael Nadal after finding out he was going to give a press meeting with a small selection of press. The crowd curiously swirled around and got their cameras, mobile phones and oversized tennis balls out and took position as they quickly knew that Nadal would be present hunting for a precious autograph or selfie.
As soon as Rafa arrived the screams and calls of fans filled the atmosphere. The 2nd seed gave a smile to his followers and proceeded to answer his interviewers’ questions going through the different tables arranged for such purpose. Those hunting for autographs would closely and avidly wait for Nadal to finish the current interview and move to the next table to snatch a picture with their mobile device.
Minutes later, the appearance of Eugenie Bouchard caused frenzy among the present fans. Dressed in a white T-shirt, neon orange and yellow shorts, and same colored tennis shoes, the Canadian player gave her best smile for the media. Eugenie, who recently posed for Sports Illustrated, was sought after by fans, which patiently waited for Bouchard to complete her activities and do as they did with Nadal.
When Rafa finished his round the crowd surrounded him immediately, but few were the ones who achieved the coveted prize since the Main Stadium was ready for the Spaniard’s afternoon training session.
Meanwhile, Cilic and Bouchard held a photo shoot at the beach. The fans began to disperse as they watched them go towards the their photo session…