Samantha Stosur helped out during the official Internazionali BNL d'Italia draw ceremony.
Samantha Stosur was joined by ATP World Tour star Viktor Troicki at Saturday's draw ceremony.
Peng Shuai, China's newest Top 30 player, fell first round to young American Christina McHale.
Ana Ivanovic won the first nine games on Nadia Petrova before the Russian retired injured.
Former No.1 Jelena Jankovic donned Armani gear during a photo shoot for an Italian magazine.
Daniela Hantuchova posed during video filming in one of her very favorite world cities, Rome.
World No.11 Agnieszka Radwanska hit the practice courts ahead of her opening match in Rome.
Gisela Dulko, who won the doubles title with Flavia Pennetta last year, on the practice courts.
Li Na revived her season last week by making the semifinals of Madrid. She met the Roman press.
Agnieszka Radwanska visited the Rolex suite. Radwanska was a quarterfinalist in Rome in 2009.
Jelena Jankovic, a two-time champion in Rome, signed the player autograph wall at the BNL suite.
Francesca Schiavone, Italy's first Top 5 player, warmed up ahead of her opening round match.
Francesca Schiavone was also Italy's first Grand Slam champion, winning the French last year.
Maria Sharapova, who has reached the semis in Rome in her last two attempts, at an interview.
Caroline Wozniacki signed autographs for Compeed, one of the No.1 player's recent sponsorships.