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Tokyo Gallery: Fantastic Time For WTA Fans

It's not just the WTA players enjoying the Toray Pan Pacific Open this year - it's all the fans.

Published September 27, 2011 12:00

Tournament Director Mr. Noji, Laura Robson and Ai Sugiyama posed with the Toray Pan Pacific Open's one millionth spectator and her mother, from Western Japan.
Tournament Director Mr. Noji, Laura Robson and Ai Sugiyama posed with the Toray Pan Pacific Open's one millionth spectator and her mother, from Western Japan.
WTA players went out onto Center Court on Sunday for Tennis For Japan, supporting tsunami relief.
WTA players went out onto Center Court on Sunday for Tennis For Japan, supporting tsunami relief.
The players, as well as WTA and tournament staff, gathered before matches began Sunday morning.
The players, as well as WTA and tournament staff, gathered before matches began Sunday morning.
Flanked by Ayumi Morita and Mandy Minella, Caroline Wozniacki gave a speech at Tennis For Japan.
Flanked by Ayumi Morita and Mandy Minella, Caroline Wozniacki gave a speech at Tennis For Japan.
Japanese No.1 Ayumi Morita made a strong start to her week with a 75 61 win over Irina Falconi.
Japanese No.1 Ayumi Morita made a strong start to her week with a 75 61 win over Irina Falconi.
Misaki Doi, Japan's No.3 player behind Ayumi Morita and Kimiko Date-Krumm, also played Sunday.
Misaki Doi, Japan's No.3 player behind Ayumi Morita and Kimiko Date-Krumm, also played Sunday.
Misaki Doi, a wildcard into the draw, fell first round to No.9 seed Agnieszka Radwanska, 61 61.
Misaki Doi, a wildcard into the draw, fell first round to No.9 seed Agnieszka Radwanska, 61 61.
British wildcard Laura Robson signed for fans after a first round win over Alexandra Dulgheru.
British wildcard Laura Robson signed for fans after a first round win over Alexandra Dulgheru.
Fresh off their title in Quebec, Abigail Spears and Raquel Kops-Jones won their doubles opener.
Fresh off their title in Quebec, Abigail Spears and Raquel Kops-Jones won their doubles opener.
World No.1 and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki met the press at Sunday's All-Access Hour.
World No.1 and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki met the press at Sunday's All-Access Hour.
World No.2 Maria Sharapova at All-Access Hour. Sharapova won the Toray Pan Pacific Open in 2009.
World No.2 Maria Sharapova at All-Access Hour. Sharapova won the Toray Pan Pacific Open in 2009.
World No.3 Victoria Azarenka at All-Access Hour. Azarenka was a semifinalist in Tokyo last year.
World No.3 Victoria Azarenka at All-Access Hour. Azarenka was a semifinalist in Tokyo last year.
World No.4 Vera Zvonareva met some of her excited Japanese fans at All-Access Hour on Sunday.
World No.4 Vera Zvonareva met some of her excited Japanese fans at All-Access Hour on Sunday.
No.12 seed Ana Ivanovic blew kisses to the crowd after winning her first round match on Monday.
No.12 seed Ana Ivanovic blew kisses to the crowd after winning her first round match on Monday.
Ayumi Morita was tough as nails but ended up falling to No.8 seed Marion Bartoli second round.
Ayumi Morita was tough as nails but ended up falling to No.8 seed Marion Bartoli second round.
Japanese No.2 Kimiko Date-Krumm took the court against Mandy Minella of Luxembourg on Monday.
Japanese No.2 Kimiko Date-Krumm took the court against Mandy Minella of Luxembourg on Monday.
Kimiko Date-Krumm rolled through the first set but Mandy Minella was looking for the comeback.
Kimiko Date-Krumm rolled through the first set but Mandy Minella was looking for the comeback.
Mandy Minella, a qualifier into the draw, took out Japanese icon Kimiko Date-Krumm, 16 63 63.
Mandy Minella, a qualifier into the draw, took out Japanese icon Kimiko Date-Krumm, 16 63 63.
Marion Bartoli, who won her opening match against Ayumi Morita, 63 06 63, signed some autographs.
Marion Bartoli, who won her opening match against Ayumi Morita, 63 06 63, signed some autographs.
Caroline Wozniacki took part in a question and answer session with Yonex, her racquet sponsor.
Caroline Wozniacki took part in a question and answer session with Yonex, her racquet sponsor.
  • Tournament Director Mr. Noji, Laura Robson and Ai Sugiyama posed with the Toray Pan Pacific Open's one millionth spectator and her mother, from Western Japan.
  • WTA players went out onto Center Court on Sunday for Tennis For Japan, supporting tsunami relief.
  • The players, as well as WTA and tournament staff, gathered before matches began Sunday morning.
  • Flanked by Ayumi Morita and Mandy Minella, Caroline Wozniacki gave a speech at Tennis For Japan.
  • Japanese No.1 Ayumi Morita made a strong start to her week with a 75 61 win over Irina Falconi.
  • Misaki Doi, Japan's No.3 player behind Ayumi Morita and Kimiko Date-Krumm, also played Sunday.
  • Misaki Doi, a wildcard into the draw, fell first round to No.9 seed Agnieszka Radwanska, 61 61.
  • British wildcard Laura Robson signed for fans after a first round win over Alexandra Dulgheru.
  • Fresh off their title in Quebec, Abigail Spears and Raquel Kops-Jones won their doubles opener.
  • World No.1 and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki met the press at Sunday's All-Access Hour.
  • World No.2 Maria Sharapova at All-Access Hour. Sharapova won the Toray Pan Pacific Open in 2009.
  • World No.3 Victoria Azarenka at All-Access Hour. Azarenka was a semifinalist in Tokyo last year.
  • World No.4 Vera Zvonareva met some of her excited Japanese fans at All-Access Hour on Sunday.
  • No.12 seed Ana Ivanovic blew kisses to the crowd after winning her first round match on Monday.
  • Ayumi Morita was tough as nails but ended up falling to No.8 seed Marion Bartoli second round.
  • Japanese No.2 Kimiko Date-Krumm took the court against Mandy Minella of Luxembourg on Monday.
  • Kimiko Date-Krumm rolled through the first set but Mandy Minella was looking for the comeback.
  • Mandy Minella, a qualifier into the draw, took out Japanese icon Kimiko Date-Krumm, 16 63 63.
  • Marion Bartoli, who won her opening match against Ayumi Morita, 63 06 63, signed some autographs.
  • Caroline Wozniacki took part in a question and answer session with Yonex, her racquet sponsor.
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