Former Top 5 player Jelena Dokic routed up-and-comer Simona Halep in the first round, 62 61.
Nadia Petrova met Rebecca Marino at the net after beating the Canadian No.1 in the first round.
The Bondarenko sisters, Kateryna and Alona, conducted a tennis clinic, with prizes included.
The Bondarenkos posed with the kids. Alona played her first tournament of the year this week.
Andrea Petkovic and some young local tennis players had a hit after one of the German's matches.
British No.1 Elena Baltacha and coach Nino Severino posed for a photo by Strasbourg Cathedral.
Bojana Jovanovski, one of six teens in the Top 100, fell to Anabel Medina Garrigues in the 16s.
Maria Kirilenko put together two strong wins en route to her first quarterfinal of the season.
Local kids painted funny faces on tennis balls as part of a government children's initiative.
Daniela Hantuchova signed for her fans. The Slovak has never reached a clay court final.
Recent Top 50 debutante Lucie Hradecka took on Top 15 star Marion Bartoli in the quarters.
French No.1 Marion Bartoli met the press after beating Lucie Hradecka on Thursday afternoon.
Daniela Hantuchova, the No.6 seed, upset No.4 seed Nadia Petrova in the quarterfinal round.
Daniela Hantuchova got within one step of her first career clay court final on the WTA.
Lucie Hradecka waited to pounce on a return during her quarterfinal match with Marion Bartoli.
Maria Kirilenko's run would come to an end against Andrea Petkovic in the quarterfinals, 64 63.
Anabel Medina Garrigues reached the semifinals with a straight set win over Mirjana Lucic.
Anabel Medina Garrigues improved to 24-4 lifetime at this tournament with her quarterfinal win.
Marion Bartoli put an end to Anabel Medina Garrigues' run in the semifinals with a 61 62 rout.
Marion Bartoli had lost to Anabel Medina Garrigues in straight sets in Rome just a week ago.