Tokyo Gallery: Stars Shining Off The Court
From interviews to autograph sessions to clinics, the WTA stars have been twinkling in Tokyo.
Published September 24, 2012 12:00
Dominika Cibulkova is among the WTA stars who have taken part in autograph sessions so far this week.
Maria Sharapova met and hit with 44 kids from disaster-hit prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima.
Jelena Jankovic, a finalist at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in 2009, at a question and answer session.
The WTA's brightest stars took time out on Sunday for the Toray Pan Pacific Open's All-Access Hour.
Petra Kvitova was a semifinalist at the Toray Pan Pacific Open last year, falling to Vera Zvonareva.
Angelique Kerber is the match win leader on the WTA so far this year, piling up a whopping 56 wins.
Sara Errani is the third Italian ever to reach the Top 10 after Flavia Pennetta and Francesca Schiavone.
World No.1 Victoria Azarenka took some time out to pose with contest winners from Smash Magazine.
Andrea Petkovic, Ana Ivanovic and Angelique Kerber hit the courts for a kids clinic early in the week.
Petra Kvitova posed with tournament mascot Tennis Boo. All Top 8 seeds play their openers on Tuesday.
Angelique Kerber signed her name on the Pink Ribbon board in support of breast cancer awareness.
Japanese No.1 Ayumi Morita posed with local school kids on center court after her first round victory.