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Tokyo Action Gallery

The tennis in Tokyo is sizzling, and the photographers are catching every bit of it.

Published October 04, 2009 12:00

World No.10 Flavia Pennetta didn't have a great start to her Asian swing, losing first round to Roberta Vinci.
World No.10 Flavia Pennetta didn't have a great start to her Asian swing, losing first round to Roberta Vinci.
Ai Sugiyama's last career match ended in retirement, as she had to stop due to GI illness.
Ai Sugiyama's last career match ended in retirement, as she had to stop due to GI illness.
Aleksandra Wozniak rallied from 75 52 down to beat Japan's own Kimiko Date Krumm, 57 76(2) 64.
Aleksandra Wozniak rallied from 75 52 down to beat Japan's own Kimiko Date Krumm, 57 76(2) 64.
Chang Kai-Chen rallied from 3-5 third set to beat world No.1 Dinara Safina on Center Court, 76(5) 46 75.
Chang Kai-Chen rallied from 3-5 third set to beat world No.1 Dinara Safina on Center Court, 76(5) 46 75.
Maria Sharapova autographed a poster of herself after a 60 61 second round rout of Samantha Stosur.
Maria Sharapova autographed a poster of herself after a 60 61 second round rout of Samantha Stosur.
Caroline Wozniacki met Aleksandra Wozniak at the net after retiring from their second round due to illness.
Caroline Wozniacki met Aleksandra Wozniak at the net after retiring from their second round due to illness.
Kateryna Bondarenko beat Elena Dementieva for her third Top 10 win of the year and the fourth of her career.
Kateryna Bondarenko beat Elena Dementieva for her third Top 10 win of the year and the fourth of her career.
Alisa Kleybanova rallied past Vera Zvonareva for her fourth Top 10 win of the year, as well as her career.
Alisa Kleybanova rallied past Vera Zvonareva for her fourth Top 10 win of the year, as well as her career.
Marion Bartoli looked up to the sky in relief after edging Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 46 62 75.
Marion Bartoli looked up to the sky in relief after edging Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 46 62 75.
Jelena Jankovic was the highest seed to survive the second round and the lucky No.7 won her third round as well.
Jelena Jankovic was the highest seed to survive the second round and the lucky No.7 won her third round as well.
Magdalena Rybarikova had a great run but was stopped by Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarterfinals, 63 61.
Magdalena Rybarikova had a great run but was stopped by Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarterfinals, 63 61.
Daniela Hantuchova and Ai Sugiyama rejoiced after upsetting the No.2 seeds in doubles on Thursday.
Daniela Hantuchova and Ai Sugiyama rejoiced after upsetting the No.2 seeds in doubles on Thursday.
Ai Sugiyama signed autographs for her hordes of fans after her doubles victory Thursday.
Ai Sugiyama signed autographs for her hordes of fans after her doubles victory Thursday.
Maria Sharapova rebounded from a second set loss to beat Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals, 63 26 64.
Maria Sharapova rebounded from a second set loss to beat Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals, 63 26 64.
Ai Sugiyama and Daniela Hantuchova hugged after falling in straight sets in the doubles final.
Ai Sugiyama and Daniela Hantuchova hugged after falling in straight sets in the doubles final.
Ai Sugiyama and Daniela Hantuchova met Alisa Kleybanova and Francesca Schiavone at the net after the final.
Ai Sugiyama and Daniela Hantuchova met Alisa Kleybanova and Francesca Schiavone at the net after the final.
Ai Sugiyama gave an emotional speech after the doubles final, as she headed into retirement from tennis.
Ai Sugiyama gave an emotional speech after the doubles final, as she headed into retirement from tennis.
Ai Sugiyama gave out a few last autographs after her retirement ceremony on Saturday afternoon.
Ai Sugiyama gave out a few last autographs after her retirement ceremony on Saturday afternoon.
Maria Sharapova and Jelena Jankovic posed with their trophies after Sharapova won the singles final.
Maria Sharapova and Jelena Jankovic posed with their trophies after Sharapova won the singles final.
Maria Sharapova held up her first title of the year and the 20th Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title of her career.
Maria Sharapova held up her first title of the year and the 20th Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title of her career.
  • World No.10 Flavia Pennetta didn't have a great start to her Asian swing, losing first round to Roberta Vinci.
  • Ai Sugiyama's last career match ended in retirement, as she had to stop due to GI illness.
  • Aleksandra Wozniak rallied from 75 52 down to beat Japan's own Kimiko Date Krumm, 57 76(2) 64.
  • Chang Kai-Chen rallied from 3-5 third set to beat world No.1 Dinara Safina on Center Court, 76(5) 46 75.
  • Maria Sharapova autographed a poster of herself after a 60 61 second round rout of Samantha Stosur.
  • Caroline Wozniacki met Aleksandra Wozniak at the net after retiring from their second round due to illness.
  • Kateryna Bondarenko beat Elena Dementieva for her third Top 10 win of the year and the fourth of her career.
  • Alisa Kleybanova rallied past Vera Zvonareva for her fourth Top 10 win of the year, as well as her career.
  • Marion Bartoli looked up to the sky in relief after edging Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 46 62 75.
  • Jelena Jankovic was the highest seed to survive the second round and the lucky No.7 won her third round as well.
  • Magdalena Rybarikova had a great run but was stopped by Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarterfinals, 63 61.
  • Daniela Hantuchova and Ai Sugiyama rejoiced after upsetting the No.2 seeds in doubles on Thursday.
  • Ai Sugiyama signed autographs for her hordes of fans after her doubles victory Thursday.
  • Maria Sharapova rebounded from a second set loss to beat Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals, 63 26 64.
  • Ai Sugiyama and Daniela Hantuchova hugged after falling in straight sets in the doubles final.
  • Ai Sugiyama and Daniela Hantuchova met Alisa Kleybanova and Francesca Schiavone at the net after the final.
  • Ai Sugiyama gave an emotional speech after the doubles final, as she headed into retirement from tennis.
  • Ai Sugiyama gave out a few last autographs after her retirement ceremony on Saturday afternoon.
  • Maria Sharapova and Jelena Jankovic posed with their trophies after Sharapova won the singles final.
  • Maria Sharapova held up her first title of the year and the 20th Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title of her career.
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