US Open Gallery: Busy Times In New York
The stars of the WTA have been keeping very busy ahead of the last Grand Slam of the year.
Published August 27, 2012 12:00
Defending US Open champions Sam Stosur and Novak Djokovic at Thursday's official draw ceremony.
Sam Stosur's US Open victory last year made her the first Australian Grand Slam champion since 1980.
Kim Clijsters, a three-time US Open champion, helped out at a tennis clinic before the tournament.
Venus Williams, a two-time US Open champion, signed autographs after an afternoon practice session.
Breakthrough Olympian Missy Franklin and breakthrough singer Carly Rae Jepsen at US Open Kids Day.
ATP World Tour stars Novak Djokovic and Mardy Fish were on hand at US Open Kids Day on the weekend.
Current No.1 Roger Federer and former No.1s Serena Williams, Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick at Kids Day.
Another of the pre-US Open events was BNP Paribas' Taste Of Tennis. Mirjana Lucic was in attendance.
Tamira Paszek, a two-time quarterfinalist at Wimbledon, took some time out for the culinary event too.
The US Open is the only major Vika Azarenka hasn't made the quarters of - she hopes to turn that around.