Birmingham Gallery: Gloomy Mondays...
Fun has begun off the court at the AEGON Classic, but Monday was a gloomy day on the court.
Published June 11, 2012 12:00
Jelena Jankovic, Daniela Hantuchova and Sorana Cirstea helped out at the draw ceremony on the weekend.
The three players also helped out at the gala dinner for sponsors and VIP guests on Friday evening.
Jelena Jankovic also got to test out her sweet tooth during a visit to the Cadbury chocolate factory.
Daniela Hantuchova took some time out to help officially open the indoor courts and meet young fans.
World No.1 doubles player Liezel Huber dropped some of her veteran knowledge during a doubles clinic.
Kimiko Date-Krumm and Sabine Lisicki tried their hand at making mocktails over at the Malmaison Spa.
Last year, Sabine Lisicki won Birmingham then made it all the way to the semifinals of Wimbledon.
There were clinics and activities for young fans all weekend at the Edgbaston Priory Club venue.
Laura Robson did an interview with writers from the University of Birmingham's newspaper on Monday.
Unfortunately, Day 1 of main draw play at the AEGON Classic was hit by some persistent rain...
All matches on Monday's schedule were cancelled, meaning Day 2 will see the entire first round played.
All 24 first round matches are on Tuesday's schedule, and the off-court fun will keep coming too.