It was Elena Dementieva - the former World No.3, who retired in 2010, was at a pre-tournament presser.
Roberta Vinci, the highest-ranked player at the tournament, met the press at the All-Access Hour.
Maria Kirilenko did the same. Kirilenko recently broke the Top 10 in the world for the first time.
For the first time in her career, Simona Halep received a first round bye at a WTA-level event.
Svetlana Kuznetsova is one of three Russians ever to win a Grand Slam title. Do you know the others?
Kuznetsova at an autograph session. The others are Anastasia Myskina and, of course, Maria Sharapova.
Vinci at an autograph session. The big names at the Kremlin Cup have been meeting the fans all week.
And some of the autograph sessions have turned into autograph mobs - Ana Ivanovic had that experience.
Sam Stosur, a finalist at the Kremlin Cup a year ago, also had a very popular autograph session.
Dominika Cibulkova won her first WTA title here in 2011 - all three of her titles have been Premiers.
Doubles legend Liezel Huber did a great job engaging with the fans at her own autograph session.
Huber's doubles credentials include five Grand Slam titles and a whopping 199 weeks as World No.1.
Elena Vesnina met kids from the Galchonok Foundation, even though she hadn't even played her match yet.
Alisa Kleybanova is always popular with the fans, and she met many of them and signed for them...
The former Top 20 player then posed on a speedboat - as she sped into the Kremlin Cup quarterfinals.