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Bali Gallery: Champions Keep Up Appearances

The draw, beach tennis, the pottery factory - just a few things going on before matches began.

Published November 02, 2011 12:00

The elite eight of the Commonwealth Bank Tournament Of Champions at the official draw ceremony.
The elite eight of the Commonwealth Bank Tournament Of Champions at the official draw ceremony.
The players donned traditional Balinese dresses designed by local designers at the draw ceremony.
The players donned traditional Balinese dresses designed by local designers at the draw ceremony.
The players did Batik at the draw ceremony, adding personal touches and signatures to paintings.
The players did Batik at the draw ceremony, adding personal touches and signatures to paintings.
Nadia Petrova's title run at College Park in July helped qualify her to play in Bali this year.
Nadia Petrova's title run at College Park in July helped qualify her to play in Bali this year.
Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova tried their hand at beach tennis on a bright Monday afternoon.
Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova tried their hand at beach tennis on a bright Monday afternoon.
Peng Shuai is a wildcard into the tournament. Daniela Hantuchova won the title in Pattaya City.
Peng Shuai is a wildcard into the tournament. Daniela Hantuchova won the title in Pattaya City.
Daniela Hantuchova is a former finalist in Bali, during its first WTA incarnation back in 2007.
Daniela Hantuchova is a former finalist in Bali, during its first WTA incarnation back in 2007.
Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova at beach tennis.
Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova at beach tennis.
Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova at beach tennis.
Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova at beach tennis.
Peng Shuai went as high as No.14 in the summertime, the second-highest ranking ever for a Chinese.
Peng Shuai went as high as No.14 in the summertime, the second-highest ranking ever for a Chinese.
Daniela Hantuchova has played in Bali four times in her career, more than anyone else in the field.
Daniela Hantuchova has played in Bali four times in her career, more than anyone else in the field.
Former player Angelique Widjaja of Indonesia was also on hand for Monday afternoon's beach tennis.
Former player Angelique Widjaja of Indonesia was also on hand for Monday afternoon's beach tennis.
Sabine Lisicki visited the Jenggala pottery factory with mom Elizabeth and dad Richard on Monday.
Sabine Lisicki visited the Jenggala pottery factory with mom Elizabeth and dad Richard on Monday.
After using the pottery wheel, Sabine Lisicki and her mom, an accomplished artist, painted pieces.
After using the pottery wheel, Sabine Lisicki and her mom, an accomplished artist, painted pieces.
The family enjoyed the activity so much, they stayed an extra hour and a half after the media left.
The family enjoyed the activity so much, they stayed an extra hour and a half after the media left.
Sabine Lisicki's final piece will be auctioned off for charity at this Saturday's player party.
Sabine Lisicki's final piece will be auctioned off for charity at this Saturday's player party.
Anabel Medina Garrigues and Roberta Vinci wore traditional Balinese dresses at the draw ceremony.
Anabel Medina Garrigues and Roberta Vinci wore traditional Balinese dresses at the draw ceremony.
Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova painted their initials on ceramic plates with player profiles.
Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova painted their initials on ceramic plates with player profiles.
Ana Ivanovic is the only player in the field to capture a Bali title, doing so just last year.
Ana Ivanovic is the only player in the field to capture a Bali title, doing so just last year.
The Commonwealth Bank Tournament Of Champions is spending its last year in Bali. Next year, Sofia.
The Commonwealth Bank Tournament Of Champions is spending its last year in Bali. Next year, Sofia.
  • The elite eight of the Commonwealth Bank Tournament Of Champions at the official draw ceremony.
  • The players donned traditional Balinese dresses designed by local designers at the draw ceremony.
  • The players did Batik at the draw ceremony, adding personal touches and signatures to paintings.
  • Nadia Petrova's title run at College Park in July helped qualify her to play in Bali this year.
  • Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova tried their hand at beach tennis on a bright Monday afternoon.
  • Peng Shuai is a wildcard into the tournament. Daniela Hantuchova won the title in Pattaya City.
  • Daniela Hantuchova is a former finalist in Bali, during its first WTA incarnation back in 2007.
  • Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova at beach tennis.
  • Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova at beach tennis.
  • Peng Shuai went as high as No.14 in the summertime, the second-highest ranking ever for a Chinese.
  • Daniela Hantuchova has played in Bali four times in her career, more than anyone else in the field.
  • Former player Angelique Widjaja of Indonesia was also on hand for Monday afternoon's beach tennis.
  • Sabine Lisicki visited the Jenggala pottery factory with mom Elizabeth and dad Richard on Monday.
  • After using the pottery wheel, Sabine Lisicki and her mom, an accomplished artist, painted pieces.
  • The family enjoyed the activity so much, they stayed an extra hour and a half after the media left.
  • Sabine Lisicki's final piece will be auctioned off for charity at this Saturday's player party.
  • Anabel Medina Garrigues and Roberta Vinci wore traditional Balinese dresses at the draw ceremony.
  • Peng Shuai and Daniela Hantuchova painted their initials on ceramic plates with player profiles.
  • Ana Ivanovic is the only player in the field to capture a Bali title, doing so just last year.
  • The Commonwealth Bank Tournament Of Champions is spending its last year in Bali. Next year, Sofia.
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