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Olympic Gallery: The Quiet Before The Storm

The draw is out Thursday, but the WTA stars have been revving up their games all week.

Published July 25, 2012 12:00

You can probably hear a pin drop on Centre Court, but outside there's a frenzy of activity going on...
You can probably hear a pin drop on Centre Court, but outside there's a frenzy of activity going on...
The stars of the WTA have been hitting the outside courts of the All-England Club to fine tune their games.
The stars of the WTA have been hitting the outside courts of the All-England Club to fine tune their games.
Anne Keothavong, a seven-time WTA semifinalist, practiced with former ATP player Jeremy Bates looking on.
Anne Keothavong, a seven-time WTA semifinalist, practiced with former ATP player Jeremy Bates looking on.
British youngsters Heather Watson and Laura Robson were also among the home nation contingent serving it up.
British youngsters Heather Watson and Laura Robson were also among the home nation contingent serving it up.
Victoria Azarenka isn't just No.1 in the world because of her shots, but also because of her athleticism.
Victoria Azarenka isn't just No.1 in the world because of her shots, but also because of her athleticism.
Victoria Azarenka got back to No.1 after Wimbledon, snatching the top ranking back from Maria Sharapova.
Victoria Azarenka got back to No.1 after Wimbledon, snatching the top ranking back from Maria Sharapova.
Victoria Azarenka played her first Olympics in 2008, reaching the third round but falling to Venus Williams.
Victoria Azarenka played her first Olympics in 2008, reaching the third round but falling to Venus Williams.
Ana Ivanovic posed on the practice courts with fellow Serbian Olympians Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic.
Ana Ivanovic posed on the practice courts with fellow Serbian Olympians Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic.
Caroline Wozniacki played her first Olympics in 2008, reaching the third round but falling to Elena Dementieva.
Caroline Wozniacki played her first Olympics in 2008, reaching the third round but falling to Elena Dementieva.
Sam Stosur will be playing her third Olympics - she lost first round in 2004 and second round in 2008.
Sam Stosur will be playing her third Olympics - she lost first round in 2004 and second round in 2008.
  • You can probably hear a pin drop on Centre Court, but outside there's a frenzy of activity going on...
  • The stars of the WTA have been hitting the outside courts of the All-England Club to fine tune their games.
  • Anne Keothavong, a seven-time WTA semifinalist, practiced with former ATP player Jeremy Bates looking on.
  • British youngsters Heather Watson and Laura Robson were also among the home nation contingent serving it up.
  • Victoria Azarenka isn't just No.1 in the world because of her shots, but also because of her athleticism.
  • Victoria Azarenka got back to No.1 after Wimbledon, snatching the top ranking back from Maria Sharapova.
  • Victoria Azarenka played her first Olympics in 2008, reaching the third round but falling to Venus Williams.
  • Ana Ivanovic posed on the practice courts with fellow Serbian Olympians Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic.
  • Caroline Wozniacki played her first Olympics in 2008, reaching the third round but falling to Elena Dementieva.
  • Sam Stosur will be playing her third Olympics - she lost first round in 2004 and second round in 2008.
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