Svetlana Kuznetsova, a quarterfinalist or better in four of six appearances in Moscow, at the draw.
The ATP World Tour's Janko Tipsarevic joined Svetlana Kuznetsova at the official draw ceremony.
This is the 22nd edition of the Kremlin Cup for the men and the 18th edition for the women.
Russia's own Svetlana Kuznetsova arrived at the Kremlin Cup player party on Monday night.
Spanish doubles team Nuria Llagostera Vives and Arantxa Parra Santonja at the player party.
TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships hopeful Agnieszka Radwanska with sister Urszula Radwanska.
Rising stars Petra Martic, Bojana Jovanovski and Polona Hercog at Monday night's player party.
Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, good friends and regular doubles partners, at the party.
Alize Cornet, who has been as high as No.11 in the world, with her welcome gifts at the party.
Russia's own Vera Zvonareva, the top seed at this year's Kremlin Cup, arrived at the party.
Retired Russian player Marat Safin, part of the only brother-sister No.1 pairing, at the party.
Nadia Petrova mingled with Alla Kudryavtseva at the party. Petrova was the 2006 finalist here.
Young Russian Ksenia Pervak, one of the world's newest Top 50 players, getting her make-up done.
Agnieszka Radwanska was one of the WTA stars who were given an Oriflame makeover before the party.
29-year-old Russian Nadia Petrova is a two-time Grand Slam semifinalist and former Top 3 player.