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Barcelona Gallery: WTA Stars Slide Into Spain

The WTA stars have been battling it out on clay at the first tournament of the year in Spain.

Published April 12, 2012 12:00

Irina-Camelia Begu resisted No.7 seed Sara Errani for over two hours in the first round...
Irina-Camelia Begu resisted No.7 seed Sara Errani for over two hours in the first round...
But Sara Errani survived the WTA's Newcomer Of The Year from last year, prevailing, 76(5) 64.
But Sara Errani survived the WTA's Newcomer Of The Year from last year, prevailing, 76(5) 64.
Arantxa Parra Santonja faced Garbine Muguruza Blanco in an all-Spanish wildcard match-up.
Arantxa Parra Santonja faced Garbine Muguruza Blanco in an all-Spanish wildcard match-up.
Garbine Muguruza Blanco scored a 63 63 win to improve to 4-1 lifetime in WTA-level matches.
Garbine Muguruza Blanco scored a 63 63 win to improve to 4-1 lifetime in WTA-level matches.
Mervana Jugic-Salkic and Sandra Klemenschits upset the No.2 seeds first round in doubles.
Mervana Jugic-Salkic and Sandra Klemenschits upset the No.2 seeds first round in doubles.
Spanish tennis icons Albert Costa and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario paid a visit to the tournament.
Spanish tennis icons Albert Costa and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario paid a visit to the tournament.
Albert Costa has one Grand Slam title to his name, winning the French Open 10 years ago.
Albert Costa has one Grand Slam title to his name, winning the French Open 10 years ago.
Former World No.15 Aravane Rezai fell to current World No.16 Julia Goerges first round, 64 60.
Former World No.15 Aravane Rezai fell to current World No.16 Julia Goerges first round, 64 60.
Also among the first round winners on Tuesday was Ukrainian qualifier Yuliya Beygelzimer.
Also among the first round winners on Tuesday was Ukrainian qualifier Yuliya Beygelzimer.
Two-time WTA finalist and former Top 50 player Arantxa Parra Santonja at a children's clinic.
Two-time WTA finalist and former Top 50 player Arantxa Parra Santonja at a children's clinic.
Silvia Soler-Espinosa, one of the fastest-rising stars on the WTA, also helped out at the clinic.
Silvia Soler-Espinosa, one of the fastest-rising stars on the WTA, also helped out at the clinic.
Laura Pous-Tio helped Arantxa Parra Santonja and Silvia Soler-Espinosa at the kids clinic.
Laura Pous-Tio helped Arantxa Parra Santonja and Silvia Soler-Espinosa at the kids clinic.
Another Spaniard, Carla Suarez Navarro, scored a second round win over No.6 seed Petra Cetkovska.
Another Spaniard, Carla Suarez Navarro, scored a second round win over No.6 seed Petra Cetkovska.
Romania's Simona Halep pulled off a second round shocker over No.4 seed Roberta Vinci.
Romania's Simona Halep pulled off a second round shocker over No.4 seed Roberta Vinci.
Tournament officials posed for some photos after getting the star treatment from Oriflame.
Tournament officials posed for some photos after getting the star treatment from Oriflame.
  • Irina-Camelia Begu resisted No.7 seed Sara Errani for over two hours in the first round...
  • But Sara Errani survived the WTA's Newcomer Of The Year from last year, prevailing, 76(5) 64.
  • Arantxa Parra Santonja faced Garbine Muguruza Blanco in an all-Spanish wildcard match-up.
  • Garbine Muguruza Blanco scored a 63 63 win to improve to 4-1 lifetime in WTA-level matches.
  • Mervana Jugic-Salkic and Sandra Klemenschits upset the No.2 seeds first round in doubles.
  • Spanish tennis icons Albert Costa and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario paid a visit to the tournament.
  • Albert Costa has one Grand Slam title to his name, winning the French Open 10 years ago.
  • Former World No.15 Aravane Rezai fell to current World No.16 Julia Goerges first round, 64 60.
  • Also among the first round winners on Tuesday was Ukrainian qualifier Yuliya Beygelzimer.
  • Two-time WTA finalist and former Top 50 player Arantxa Parra Santonja at a children's clinic.
  • Silvia Soler-Espinosa, one of the fastest-rising stars on the WTA, also helped out at the clinic.
  • Laura Pous-Tio helped Arantxa Parra Santonja and Silvia Soler-Espinosa at the kids clinic.
  • Another Spaniard, Carla Suarez Navarro, scored a second round win over No.6 seed Petra Cetkovska.
  • Romania's Simona Halep pulled off a second round shocker over No.4 seed Roberta Vinci.
  • Tournament officials posed for some photos after getting the star treatment from Oriflame.
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