Sorana Cirstea, Vera Zvonareva and Maria Kirilenko all attended the PTT Pattaya Open draw ceremony.
The PTT Pattaya Open in Pattaya City is currently spending its 21st year as a stop on the WTA calendar.
Anastasia Pivovarova, Anastasia Rodionova and Akgul Amanmuradova at the party - a combined 54 letters.
Tamarine Tanasugarn and Galina Voskoboeva with some cuddly new friends at the player welcome party.
It has been a tradition for elephants - an important animal in Thai culture - to attend the party.
When Thailand was previously referred to as Siam, the elephant was even emblazoned on the national flag.
Maria Kirilenko and Sorana Cirstea at the player party. Both are seeded at this year's tournament.
Pattaya has had some very notable champions, including former No.2s Conchita Martinez and Vera Zvonareva.
A fireworks display wrapped up a perfect evening. Main draw play began Monday at the International stop.
Vera Zvonareva, Galina Voskoboeva, Tamarine Tanasugarn and PTT took part in an orphan lunch visit Monday.
The WTA stars served lunch and brought presents to the disadvantaged kids during the special visit.
Galina Voskoboeva is playing her first event as a Top 50 player - she broke the elite after Australia.
Thailand's own Tamarine Tanasugarn is making her amazing 19th main draw appearance in Pattaya City.
Vera Zvonareva is a rare two-time champion here - also Henrieta Nagyova, Sabine Appelmans and Yayuk Basuki.
Vera Zvonareva and Tamarine Tanasugarn actually met in the 2010 final here - Zvonareva won, 64 64.