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Sofia Gallery: How To Keep Your Fans Happy

From autographs to kids clinics and raffles, the stars of the WTA kept everybody smiling in Sofia.

Published November 06, 2012 12:00

She may not have been the home nation's star, but there's a player on the WTA who shines everywhere she goes...
She may not have been the home nation's star, but there's a player on the WTA who shines everywhere she goes...
Caroline Wozniacki is always a popular figure on the tour and drew massive crowds at an Oriflame autograph session.
Caroline Wozniacki is always a popular figure on the tour and drew massive crowds at an Oriflame autograph session.
Caroline Wozniacki would end up making the final of the Qatar Airways Tournament Of Champions Sofia last week.
Caroline Wozniacki would end up making the final of the Qatar Airways Tournament Of Champions Sofia last week.
Caroline Wozniacki has 67 career weeks at No.1 and 20 WTA titles to her name - fourth-most among active players.
Caroline Wozniacki has 67 career weeks at No.1 and 20 WTA titles to her name - fourth-most among active players.
Caroline Wozniacki is finishing in the Top 10 for a fourth straight year - only Victoria Azarenka can match that.
Caroline Wozniacki is finishing in the Top 10 for a fourth straight year - only Victoria Azarenka can match that.
Sofia Arvidsson stepped in as an alternate in Sofia and won her match when Zheng Jie had to retire due to illness.
Sofia Arvidsson stepped in as an alternate in Sofia and won her match when Zheng Jie had to retire due to illness.
Sofia Arvidsson signing for fans. The Swede said it was fun to see her name - a namesake for the city - on the court.
Sofia Arvidsson signing for fans. The Swede said it was fun to see her name - a namesake for the city - on the court.
Hsieh Su-Wei dropped some knowledge on some young ones at a kids clinic during down time between matches.
Hsieh Su-Wei dropped some knowledge on some young ones at a kids clinic during down time between matches.
Hsieh Su-Wei is the second Taiwanese to win a WTA title, winning two this year. Wang Shi-Ting won six in the 1990s.
Hsieh Su-Wei is the second Taiwanese to win a WTA title, winning two this year. Wang Shi-Ting won six in the 1990s.
And of course the darling of the tournament, Bulgaria's own Tsvetana Pironkova, shone off the court all week long.
And of course the darling of the tournament, Bulgaria's own Tsvetana Pironkova, shone off the court all week long.
Nadia Petrova presented an Xperia J phone to a lucky fan who won a raffle for it after putting their name into a draw.
Nadia Petrova presented an Xperia J phone to a lucky fan who won a raffle for it after putting their name into a draw.
And so a blockbuster week at the Armeets Arena wrapped up, but the stars of the WTA will be back in another year...
And so a blockbuster week at the Armeets Arena wrapped up, but the stars of the WTA will be back in another year...
  • She may not have been the home nation's star, but there's a player on the WTA who shines everywhere she goes...
  • Caroline Wozniacki is always a popular figure on the tour and drew massive crowds at an Oriflame autograph session.
  • Caroline Wozniacki would end up making the final of the Qatar Airways Tournament Of Champions Sofia last week.
  • Caroline Wozniacki has 67 career weeks at No.1 and 20 WTA titles to her name - fourth-most among active players.
  • Caroline Wozniacki is finishing in the Top 10 for a fourth straight year - only Victoria Azarenka can match that.
  • Sofia Arvidsson stepped in as an alternate in Sofia and won her match when Zheng Jie had to retire due to illness.
  • Sofia Arvidsson signing for fans. The Swede said it was fun to see her name - a namesake for the city - on the court.
  • Hsieh Su-Wei dropped some knowledge on some young ones at a kids clinic during down time between matches.
  • Hsieh Su-Wei is the second Taiwanese to win a WTA title, winning two this year. Wang Shi-Ting won six in the 1990s.
  • And of course the darling of the tournament, Bulgaria's own Tsvetana Pironkova, shone off the court all week long.
  • Nadia Petrova presented an Xperia J phone to a lucky fan who won a raffle for it after putting their name into a draw.
  • And so a blockbuster week at the Armeets Arena wrapped up, but the stars of the WTA will be back in another year...
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