Former Top 5 player Anna Chakvetadze met the press after upsetting No.3 seed Li Na in the first round.
Victoria Azarenka smiled during her opening match against Andrea Petkovic, with a Doha berth on the line.
Dominika Cibulkova, who went on to reach the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup, at an autograph session.
Victoria Azarenka met Andrea Petkovic at the net after beating her in three sets in the second round.
With the Williams sisters unable to compete, Victoria Azarenka's 10th place in the Doha race got her in.
Jelena Jankovic, champion here in 2008, signed the shirt of one of her young fans at an autograph session.
Elena Vesnina focused during her first round match against Flavia Pennetta. She upset the No.5 seed.
Elena Vesnina spoke to her home press after pulling off a three set victory over No.5 seed Flavia Pennetta.
Alona Bondarenko put up a good fight but fell to Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez in the second round in three.
A few days after turning 17, Kazakh qualifier Zarina Diyas stunned Jelena Jankovic, her first Top 10 win.
Struggling with breathing difficulties, Jelena Jankovic lost her opening match of this year's Kremlin Cup.
Vera Dushevina beat three fellow Russians in straight sets to reach the semifinals of her home event.
Maria Kirilenko, who would go on to reach the final, was awarded this year's Miss Kremlin Cup honors.
Maria Kirilenko was in top form throughout the week, dropping just nine games en route to the final.
Vera Dushevina met Maria Kirilenko at the net after falling to her in an all-Russian semifinal, 61 61.
Flavia Pennetta and Gisela Dulko beat Sara Errani and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez in the doubles final.
Victoria Azarenka won her second WTA title of the year, both Premier level - the first came in Stanford.
Vera Dushevina made a popular run to the semis in her home country, signing many autographs along the way.
Russian former No.1 Dinara Safina took part in a kids clinic with the ATP World Tour's Mikhail Youzhny.
Anna Chakvetadze met kids at the Bank of Moscow press conference a day after upsetting No.3 seed Li Na.