Agnieszka Radwanska signed autographs after beating Zheng Jie in her first match, 61 64.
Zheng Jie was the only player from the home nation to make it out of the opening round.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova signed some autographs at the USANA booth during some down time.
Ana Ivanovic was in top form as she upset No.3 seed Vera Zvonareva in the third round.
Despite the loss, Vera Zvonareva is still looking good to qualify for Istanbul this month.
Sofia Arvidsson stopped off at the Jetstar booth after upsetting No.5 seed Petra Kvitova.
No.8 seed Marion Bartoli started fast against No.9 seed Andrea Petkovic, leading 64 31.
No.9 seed Andrea Petkovic upset No.8 seed Marion Bartoli to reach the quarters, 46 64 75.
Caroline Wozniacki celebrated with a cake a year after first rising to the No.1 ranking.
Virginie Razzano came through qualies and beat No.15 seed Roberta Vinci en route to the 16s.
Virginie Razzano's run in Beijing came to an end against fellow qualifier Monica Niculescu.
Maria Kirilenko's recent surge continued as she reached the quarterfinals of the China Open.
A couple came to Beijing to get married, with Liezel and Tony Huber giving their blessing.
Flavia Pennetta had a visit from her coach Gabriel Urpi as she battled Dominika Cibulkova.
Caroline Wozniacki signed autographs after getting revenge on Kaia Kanepi in the third round.
French No.1 Marion Bartoli was presented with a birthday cake as she hit 27 in Beijing.
Chinese No.1 Li Na made some new friends as she visited an insurance sponsor on the grounds.
Doubles legend Liezel Huber met Chinese basketball legend Yao Ming in the Chinese capital.
Svetlana Kuznetsova, a former champion at the China Open, visited the Mercedes-Benz area.
Svetlana Kuznetsova met fans, signed autographs, made handprints and more at Mercedes-Benz.