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Olympic Gallery: WTA Stars On & Off Court

From torch relays to the press room, the WTA stars have been shining - some red, white and blue.

Published July 27, 2012 12:00

With the Olympic spirit in the air, literally, the French Olympic team made their arrival at Heathrow Airport.
With the Olympic spirit in the air, literally, the French Olympic team made their arrival at Heathrow Airport.
Elsewhere, Chinese No.1 Li Na was doing her part in the Olympic Torch Relay around the streets of London.
Elsewhere, Chinese No.1 Li Na was doing her part in the Olympic Torch Relay around the streets of London.
Li Na was oh so close to a medal at Beijing four years ago, losing to Vera Zvonareva in the bronze medal match.
Li Na was oh so close to a medal at Beijing four years ago, losing to Vera Zvonareva in the bronze medal match.
Serena Williams has two gold medals in doubles but is still looking for that elusive first singles medal.
Serena Williams has two gold medals in doubles but is still looking for that elusive first singles medal.
Venus Williams won those two doubles golds with her sister but also has a gold medal in singles, from 2000.
Venus Williams won those two doubles golds with her sister but also has a gold medal in singles, from 2000.
Venus Williams has been showing off some particularly strong American spirit so far at the London Olympics...
Venus Williams has been showing off some particularly strong American spirit so far at the London Olympics...
The WTA legend has Sara Errani first round. She has won 17 of her last 20 matches against the Top 10 on grass.
The WTA legend has Sara Errani first round. She has won 17 of her last 20 matches against the Top 10 on grass.
Venus Williams isn't the only one who has been hitting the practice courts - Taiwanese No.1 Hsieh Su-Wei too.
Venus Williams isn't the only one who has been hitting the practice courts - Taiwanese No.1 Hsieh Su-Wei too.
Flavia Pennetta, a former Top 10 player who has been to the second week of Wimbledon multiple times, at practice.
Flavia Pennetta, a former Top 10 player who has been to the second week of Wimbledon multiple times, at practice.
Petra Kvitova is no stranger to winning on the lawns of the All-England Club, capturing Wimbledon in 2011.
Petra Kvitova is no stranger to winning on the lawns of the All-England Club, capturing Wimbledon in 2011.
Another Wimbledon champion was all smiles at practice, the grass court major's 2004 winner, Maria Sharapova.
Another Wimbledon champion was all smiles at practice, the grass court major's 2004 winner, Maria Sharapova.
British soldiers looked on as Maria Kirilenko, who was a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon this year, hit forehands.
British soldiers looked on as Maria Kirilenko, who was a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon this year, hit forehands.
Some of the British soldiers in attendance got a chance at some autographs from the stars after their hits.
Some of the British soldiers in attendance got a chance at some autographs from the stars after their hits.
Caroline Wozniacki has lifted a trophy at Wimbledon before - she was the junior champion back in 2006.
Caroline Wozniacki has lifted a trophy at Wimbledon before - she was the junior champion back in 2006.
Caroline Wozniacki and ATP World Tour star Fernando Verdasco with some sights of London in the backdrop.
Caroline Wozniacki and ATP World Tour star Fernando Verdasco with some sights of London in the backdrop.
  • With the Olympic spirit in the air, literally, the French Olympic team made their arrival at Heathrow Airport.
  • Elsewhere, Chinese No.1 Li Na was doing her part in the Olympic Torch Relay around the streets of London.
  • Li Na was oh so close to a medal at Beijing four years ago, losing to Vera Zvonareva in the bronze medal match.
  • Serena Williams has two gold medals in doubles but is still looking for that elusive first singles medal.
  • Venus Williams won those two doubles golds with her sister but also has a gold medal in singles, from 2000.
  • Venus Williams has been showing off some particularly strong American spirit so far at the London Olympics...
  • The WTA legend has Sara Errani first round. She has won 17 of her last 20 matches against the Top 10 on grass.
  • Venus Williams isn't the only one who has been hitting the practice courts - Taiwanese No.1 Hsieh Su-Wei too.
  • Flavia Pennetta, a former Top 10 player who has been to the second week of Wimbledon multiple times, at practice.
  • Petra Kvitova is no stranger to winning on the lawns of the All-England Club, capturing Wimbledon in 2011.
  • Another Wimbledon champion was all smiles at practice, the grass court major's 2004 winner, Maria Sharapova.
  • British soldiers looked on as Maria Kirilenko, who was a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon this year, hit forehands.
  • Some of the British soldiers in attendance got a chance at some autographs from the stars after their hits.
  • Caroline Wozniacki has lifted a trophy at Wimbledon before - she was the junior champion back in 2006.
  • Caroline Wozniacki and ATP World Tour star Fernando Verdasco with some sights of London in the backdrop.
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