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Moscow Gallery: Home Stars Shine In Russia

Alexander Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko, Nadia Petrova, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Alisa Kleybanova...

Published October 17, 2012 12:00

There has been plenty going on off the court at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow this year, even over the weekend.
There has been plenty going on off the court at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow this year, even over the weekend.
Maria Kirilenko helped out at the official draw ceremony, alongside Nikolay Davydenko and Yevgeny Kafelnikov.
Maria Kirilenko helped out at the official draw ceremony, alongside Nikolay Davydenko and Yevgeny Kafelnikov.
Jill Craybas, Natalie Grandin, Vladimira Uhlirova, Alize Cornet and Sofia Arvidsson at the player party.
Jill Craybas, Natalie Grandin, Vladimira Uhlirova, Alize Cornet and Sofia Arvidsson at the player party.
Elena Vesnina arrived at the player party in an outfit designed by Russian designer Victoria Andreyanova.
Elena Vesnina arrived at the player party in an outfit designed by Russian designer Victoria Andreyanova.
Nadia Petrova arrived at the party. Petrova is Russia's No.2 player now, behind World No.2 Maria Sharapova.
Nadia Petrova arrived at the party. Petrova is Russia's No.2 player now, behind World No.2 Maria Sharapova.
Former player Anastasia Myskina - who was Russia's first Top 5 player, peaking at No.2 - was also at the party.
Former player Anastasia Myskina - who was Russia's first Top 5 player, peaking at No.2 - was also at the party.
And the star power wasn't reserved for tennis - NHL star Alexander Ovechkin made an appearance at the party.
And the star power wasn't reserved for tennis - NHL star Alexander Ovechkin made an appearance at the party.
The party was at a converted former lightbulb factory, now restaurant, called Luch, which means 'ray of light'.
The party was at a converted former lightbulb factory, now restaurant, called Luch, which means 'ray of light'.
Alexander Ovechkin is a professional hockey player - a left winger and captain of the Washington Capitals.
Alexander Ovechkin is a professional hockey player - a left winger and captain of the Washington Capitals.
Maria Kirilenko is playing the best tennis of her career this year, making it as high as No.12 in the summer.
Maria Kirilenko is playing the best tennis of her career this year, making it as high as No.12 in the summer.
The WTA's blogger for the week, Urszula Radwanska, held a popular autograph session at the Oriflame booth.
The WTA's blogger for the week, Urszula Radwanska, held a popular autograph session at the Oriflame booth.
Former Top 20 player Alisa Kleybanova, who is working towards coming back to the tour, did some TV commentary.
Former Top 20 player Alisa Kleybanova, who is working towards coming back to the tour, did some TV commentary.
Elena Vesnina has been keeping up appearances, including kids clinics - and impromptu autograph sessions.
Elena Vesnina has been keeping up appearances, including kids clinics - and impromptu autograph sessions.
Yaroslava Shvedova, who is originally from Russia but now represents Kazakhstan, at a RADO autograph sesh.
Yaroslava Shvedova, who is originally from Russia but now represents Kazakhstan, at a RADO autograph sesh.
Marion Bartoli, who is battling Sam Stosur for the order of Istanbul alternates this week, at All-Access Hour.
Marion Bartoli, who is battling Sam Stosur for the order of Istanbul alternates this week, at All-Access Hour.
  • There has been plenty going on off the court at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow this year, even over the weekend.
  • Maria Kirilenko helped out at the official draw ceremony, alongside Nikolay Davydenko and Yevgeny Kafelnikov.
  • Jill Craybas, Natalie Grandin, Vladimira Uhlirova, Alize Cornet and Sofia Arvidsson at the player party.
  • Elena Vesnina arrived at the player party in an outfit designed by Russian designer Victoria Andreyanova.
  • Nadia Petrova arrived at the party. Petrova is Russia's No.2 player now, behind World No.2 Maria Sharapova.
  • Former player Anastasia Myskina - who was Russia's first Top 5 player, peaking at No.2 - was also at the party.
  • And the star power wasn't reserved for tennis - NHL star Alexander Ovechkin made an appearance at the party.
  • The party was at a converted former lightbulb factory, now restaurant, called Luch, which means 'ray of light'.
  • Alexander Ovechkin is a professional hockey player - a left winger and captain of the Washington Capitals.
  • Maria Kirilenko is playing the best tennis of her career this year, making it as high as No.12 in the summer.
  • The WTA's blogger for the week, Urszula Radwanska, held a popular autograph session at the Oriflame booth.
  • Former Top 20 player Alisa Kleybanova, who is working towards coming back to the tour, did some TV commentary.
  • Elena Vesnina has been keeping up appearances, including kids clinics - and impromptu autograph sessions.
  • Yaroslava Shvedova, who is originally from Russia but now represents Kazakhstan, at a RADO autograph sesh.
  • Marion Bartoli, who is battling Sam Stosur for the order of Istanbul alternates this week, at All-Access Hour.
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