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Estoril Gallery: Off The Court & Into The Oven

From clinics to makeovers to making pizza, check out what's been cooking at the Estoril Open.

Published May 02, 2012 12:00

Nadia Petrova helped out at the official draw ceremony for the Estoril Open over the weekend.
Nadia Petrova helped out at the official draw ceremony for the Estoril Open over the weekend.
Elena Baltacha was also among the players taking the time to help out off the court in Estoril.
Elena Baltacha was also among the players taking the time to help out off the court in Estoril.
Elena Baltacha, Britain's No.1, passed down some of her knowledge during a clay court clinic.
Elena Baltacha, Britain's No.1, passed down some of her knowledge during a clay court clinic.
Elena Baltacha would end up falling to No.2 seed Maria Kirilenko in the first round, 76(6) 61.
Elena Baltacha would end up falling to No.2 seed Maria Kirilenko in the first round, 76(6) 61.
In one of the best match-ups in the first round, Kristina Barrois played Anabel Medina Garrigues.
In one of the best match-ups in the first round, Kristina Barrois played Anabel Medina Garrigues.
It was a rematch of last year's final, and Anabel Medina Garrigues won this one too, 64 61.
It was a rematch of last year's final, and Anabel Medina Garrigues won this one too, 64 61.
Maria Kirilenko rallied from quadruple set point down in the tie-break to beat Elena Baltacha.
Maria Kirilenko rallied from quadruple set point down in the tie-break to beat Elena Baltacha.
Maria Kirilenko also attended Tuesday night's dinner, as did ATP World Tour star Richard Gasquet.
Maria Kirilenko also attended Tuesday night's dinner, as did ATP World Tour star Richard Gasquet.
There was mini-tennis at the Estoril Open player party. Maria Kirilenko showed her mini-skills.
There was mini-tennis at the Estoril Open player party. Maria Kirilenko showed her mini-skills.
Galina Voskoboeva's big backhand isn't only for the court, it also helped her cook a mean pizza.
Galina Voskoboeva's big backhand isn't only for the court, it also helped her cook a mean pizza.
Defending Estoril Open champions Juan Martin del Potro and Anabel Medina Garrigues at the dinner.
Defending Estoril Open champions Juan Martin del Potro and Anabel Medina Garrigues at the dinner.
Ekaterina Ivanova, Anastasia Rodionova, Vania King, Yaroslava Shvedova and Maria Joao Koehler.
Ekaterina Ivanova, Anastasia Rodionova, Vania King, Yaroslava Shvedova and Maria Joao Koehler.
Portuguese player Barbara Luz had a special hit with Portuguese rugby player Goncalo Uva.
Portuguese player Barbara Luz had a special hit with Portuguese rugby player Goncalo Uva.
Sorana Cirstea took some time out from the tournament to get her make-up done by Oriflame.
Sorana Cirstea took some time out from the tournament to get her make-up done by Oriflame.
At No.40, Sorana Cirstea is Romania's No.2 player, behind Monica Niculescu, who is ranked No.30.
At No.40, Sorana Cirstea is Romania's No.2 player, behind Monica Niculescu, who is ranked No.30.
  • Nadia Petrova helped out at the official draw ceremony for the Estoril Open over the weekend.
  • Elena Baltacha was also among the players taking the time to help out off the court in Estoril.
  • Elena Baltacha, Britain's No.1, passed down some of her knowledge during a clay court clinic.
  • Elena Baltacha would end up falling to No.2 seed Maria Kirilenko in the first round, 76(6) 61.
  • In one of the best match-ups in the first round, Kristina Barrois played Anabel Medina Garrigues.
  • It was a rematch of last year's final, and Anabel Medina Garrigues won this one too, 64 61.
  • Maria Kirilenko rallied from quadruple set point down in the tie-break to beat Elena Baltacha.
  • Maria Kirilenko also attended Tuesday night's dinner, as did ATP World Tour star Richard Gasquet.
  • There was mini-tennis at the Estoril Open player party. Maria Kirilenko showed her mini-skills.
  • Galina Voskoboeva's big backhand isn't only for the court, it also helped her cook a mean pizza.
  • Defending Estoril Open champions Juan Martin del Potro and Anabel Medina Garrigues at the dinner.
  • Ekaterina Ivanova, Anastasia Rodionova, Vania King, Yaroslava Shvedova and Maria Joao Koehler.
  • Portuguese player Barbara Luz had a special hit with Portuguese rugby player Goncalo Uva.
  • Sorana Cirstea took some time out from the tournament to get her make-up done by Oriflame.
  • At No.40, Sorana Cirstea is Romania's No.2 player, behind Monica Niculescu, who is ranked No.30.
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