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Pre-US Open Gallery

What did the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour stars get up to before the US Open? Find out now.

Published August 30, 2009 12:00

Venus Williams received an award from the Anti-Defamation League for her stand in Dubai earlier this year.
Venus Williams received an award from the Anti-Defamation League for her stand in Dubai earlier this year.
Vera Zvonareva modeled during the K-Swiss 'Play Nice' runway fashion show the Wednesday before the Open.
Vera Zvonareva modeled during the K-Swiss 'Play Nice' runway fashion show the Wednesday before the Open.
Vera Zvonareva attended the party after the K-Swiss 'Play Nice' runway fashion show before the Open.
Vera Zvonareva attended the party after the K-Swiss 'Play Nice' runway fashion show before the Open.
Two-time US Open champion Venus Williams rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Two-time US Open champion Venus Williams rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak at Thursday night's BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event in New York.
Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak at Thursday night's BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event in New York.
Germany's Sabine Lisicki at Thursday night's BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event in New York.
Germany's Sabine Lisicki at Thursday night's BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event in New York.
Jarmila Groth learned a new recipe from one of the famous chefs at the BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis.
Jarmila Groth learned a new recipe from one of the famous chefs at the BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis.
Former Top 10 player Chanda Rubin attended the BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event on Thursday night.
Former Top 10 player Chanda Rubin attended the BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event on Thursday night.
Serena Williams spent some time with her brand new wax figure at Madame Tussauds New York.
Serena Williams spent some time with her brand new wax figure at Madame Tussauds New York.
Serena Williams threw the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Yankees game Friday night.
Serena Williams threw the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Yankees game Friday night.
Serena Williams helped out at the draw ceremony. Fellow defending champ Roger Federer was also there.
Serena Williams helped out at the draw ceremony. Fellow defending champ Roger Federer was also there.
Ana Ivanovic happily met fans at an autograph session presented by Yonex downtown in New York City.
Ana Ivanovic happily met fans at an autograph session presented by Yonex downtown in New York City.
Maria Sharapova at the unveiling of her new collection of handbags and footwear, 'Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan'.
Maria Sharapova at the unveiling of her new collection of handbags and footwear, 'Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan'.
Maria Sharapova at the unveiling of her new collection of handbags and footwear, 'Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan'.
Maria Sharapova at the unveiling of her new collection of handbags and footwear, 'Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan'.
Maria Sharapova at the unveiling of her new collection of handbags and footwear, 'Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan'.
Maria Sharapova at the unveiling of her new collection of handbags and footwear, 'Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan'.
Venus Williams designed an environmentally conscious t-shirt to be sold at the 2009 US Open.
Venus Williams designed an environmentally conscious t-shirt to be sold at the 2009 US Open.
The Williams sisters were interviewed by Bud Collins at the DirecTV ESPN US Open Experience event.
The Williams sisters were interviewed by Bud Collins at the DirecTV ESPN US Open Experience event.
American Idol winner Jordin Sparks performed at Arthur Ashe Kids Day the Saturday before the tournament.
American Idol winner Jordin Sparks performed at Arthur Ashe Kids Day the Saturday before the tournament.
Will Ferrell demonstrated his forehand during a competition with the pros on Arthur Ashe Kids Day.
Will Ferrell demonstrated his forehand during a competition with the pros on Arthur Ashe Kids Day.
Will Ferrell was one of the guests of honor during Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the US Open on Saturday.
Will Ferrell was one of the guests of honor during Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the US Open on Saturday.
  • Venus Williams received an award from the Anti-Defamation League for her stand in Dubai earlier this year.
  • Vera Zvonareva modeled during the K-Swiss 'Play Nice' runway fashion show the Wednesday before the Open.
  • Vera Zvonareva attended the party after the K-Swiss 'Play Nice' runway fashion show before the Open.
  • Two-time US Open champion Venus Williams rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
  • Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak at Thursday night's BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event in New York.
  • Germany's Sabine Lisicki at Thursday night's BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event in New York.
  • Jarmila Groth learned a new recipe from one of the famous chefs at the BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis.
  • Former Top 10 player Chanda Rubin attended the BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event on Thursday night.
  • Serena Williams spent some time with her brand new wax figure at Madame Tussauds New York.
  • Serena Williams threw the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Yankees game Friday night.
  • Serena Williams helped out at the draw ceremony. Fellow defending champ Roger Federer was also there.
  • Ana Ivanovic happily met fans at an autograph session presented by Yonex downtown in New York City.
  • Maria Sharapova at the unveiling of her new collection of handbags and footwear, 'Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan'.
  • Maria Sharapova at the unveiling of her new collection of handbags and footwear, 'Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan'.
  • Maria Sharapova at the unveiling of her new collection of handbags and footwear, 'Maria Sharapova by Cole Haan'.
  • Venus Williams designed an environmentally conscious t-shirt to be sold at the 2009 US Open.
  • The Williams sisters were interviewed by Bud Collins at the DirecTV ESPN US Open Experience event.
  • American Idol winner Jordin Sparks performed at Arthur Ashe Kids Day the Saturday before the tournament.
  • Will Ferrell demonstrated his forehand during a competition with the pros on Arthur Ashe Kids Day.
  • Will Ferrell was one of the guests of honor during Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the US Open on Saturday.
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