Eastbourne Gallery: Practice Makes Perfect
Serena Williams, who was No.1 the last time she played, hit the practice courts in Eastbourne.
Published June 13, 2011 12:00
England's own Anne Keothavong beat France's Alize Cornet on the first day of qualifying.
Serena Williams hit the practice courts on the weekend with father and coach Richard Williams.
Venus Williams makes her return in Eastbourne from a four and a half month injury lay-off.
Serena Williams will play for the first time since winning Wimbledon all of 49 weeks ago.
Venus Williams met the press. Williams is playing Eastbourne for the first time since 1998.
Rain cancelled all matches in Eastbourne on Sunday, causing for a packed Monday schedule.
Francesca Schiavone, fresh off her second Grand Slam final in Paris, met the British press.
Martina Hingis and Henri Leconte signed autographs as their exhibition match got rained out.
Martina Navratilova and Richard Krajicek were also slotted for the legends exhibition match.
English teenager Heather Watson is playing the grass court season as a new Top 100 player.