Bojana Jovanovski signed autographs and posed for pictures, just one of the many off-court appearances in Shenzhen.
Peng Shuai, the second-highest-ranked Chinese ever - she got to No.14 - did some cooking with the official hotel chef.
Marion Bartoli, the No.2 seed at the Shenzhen Longgang Gemdale Open this week - during a promotional video filming.
The biggest attraction of the Shenzhen Longgang Gemdale Open, China's own Li Na, arrived in the tournament city.
Li Na with one of her many, many fans in Shenzhen. Li, currently ranked No.7 in the world, is the No.1 seed here.
One of Li Na's many off-court appearances early in the week, including photos with tournament sponsor 500.com.
One of the other big attractions in Shenzhen during the week was Jelena Jankovic, a former No.1 player in the world.
Among Jelena Jankovic's off-court appearances during the week was a special visit to Hehu New House in Shenzhen.
Jelena Jankovic was the No.3 seed in the draw but would unfortunately have to pull out due to a viral illness.
Two-time Grand Slam doubles champion and new mom-on-tour Yan Zi met some of her fans during an autograph session.
Kimiko Date-Krumm was Asia's standalone highest-ranked player ever, going as high as No.4 - Li Na has since tied her.
Laura Robson is one of the WTA's brightest rising stars - in fact, she was the WTA's Newcomer Of The Year for 2012.
Marion Bartoli presented a gift - a signed and framed photo of herself - to a tournament representative at the party.
And Peng Shuai was among many players doing the same at the official Shenzhen Longgang Gemdale Open player party.
But Laura Robson - ever popular in China since making the Guangzhou final - was presented a gift by the tournament.