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Shenzhen Gallery: Off-Court Adventures

From homegrown stars like Li Na and Zhang Shuai to stars from around the world like Sara Errani, there has been no shortage of adventure off the court at the Shenzhen Open. See the pics here...

Published January 03, 2014 12:00

The WTA stars have been keeping up appearances all week in Shenzhen, including Chan Yung-Jan at the draw.
The WTA stars have been keeping up appearances all week in Shenzhen, including Chan Yung-Jan at the draw.
The most traditional off-court activity of the week took place early in the week at Hehu New Residence.
The most traditional off-court activity of the week took place early in the week at Hehu New Residence.
Sara Errani and Zhang Shuai played some tennis and promoted the Shenzhen Open at the historic venue.
Sara Errani and Zhang Shuai played some tennis and promoted the Shenzhen Open at the historic venue.
Hehu New Residence is the largest cluster of historic Hakka homes in China, built in the early 1800s.
Hehu New Residence is the largest cluster of historic Hakka homes in China, built in the early 1800s.
The top stars at the Shenzhen Open have also been meeting notable figures, such as Shenzhen Mayor Xu Qin.
The top stars at the Shenzhen Open have also been meeting notable figures, such as Shenzhen Mayor Xu Qin.
Li Na, the No.3-ranked player in the world and China's No.1, met the distinguished Shenzhen Mayor.
Li Na, the No.3-ranked player in the world and China's No.1, met the distinguished Shenzhen Mayor.
The tournament also hosted a welcome event, with China's Zheng Jie, Li and Zhang all in attendance.
The tournament also hosted a welcome event, with China's Zheng Jie, Li and Zhang all in attendance.
The Shenzhen Open is currently in its second year as a stop on the WTA, having made its debut last year.
The Shenzhen Open is currently in its second year as a stop on the WTA, having made its debut last year.
Peng Shuai, another one of China's top players, made papaya puffs at the official hotel this week.
Peng Shuai, another one of China's top players, made papaya puffs at the official hotel this week.
And then, the most traditional off-court activity - the autograph session. This one was Ajla Tomljanovic.
And then, the most traditional off-court activity - the autograph session. This one was Ajla Tomljanovic.
Timea Babos, a WTA champion at Monterrey two years ago, kept her fans happy with some autographs too.
Timea Babos, a WTA champion at Monterrey two years ago, kept her fans happy with some autographs too.
Zheng Saisai, who nearly sent Sara Errani packing in the first round this week, signed for her fans.
Zheng Saisai, who nearly sent Sara Errani packing in the first round this week, signed for her fans.
Bojana Jovanovski, who has had some of her best on-court successes in China, also kept her fans happy.
Bojana Jovanovski, who has had some of her best on-court successes in China, also kept her fans happy.
Chan, who we already saw helping out with the draw ceremony, also took some time out for the fans.
Chan, who we already saw helping out with the draw ceremony, also took some time out for the fans.
And last but not least, Vania King, who scored the biggest win of her career in Shenzhen this week.
And last but not least, Vania King, who scored the biggest win of her career in Shenzhen this week.
  • The WTA stars have been keeping up appearances all week in Shenzhen, including Chan Yung-Jan at the draw.
  • The most traditional off-court activity of the week took place early in the week at Hehu New Residence.
  • Sara Errani and Zhang Shuai played some tennis and promoted the Shenzhen Open at the historic venue.
  • Hehu New Residence is the largest cluster of historic Hakka homes in China, built in the early 1800s.
  • The top stars at the Shenzhen Open have also been meeting notable figures, such as Shenzhen Mayor Xu Qin.
  • Li Na, the No.3-ranked player in the world and China's No.1, met the distinguished Shenzhen Mayor.
  • The tournament also hosted a welcome event, with China's Zheng Jie, Li and Zhang all in attendance.
  • The Shenzhen Open is currently in its second year as a stop on the WTA, having made its debut last year.
  • Peng Shuai, another one of China's top players, made papaya puffs at the official hotel this week.
  • And then, the most traditional off-court activity - the autograph session. This one was Ajla Tomljanovic.
  • Timea Babos, a WTA champion at Monterrey two years ago, kept her fans happy with some autographs too.
  • Zheng Saisai, who nearly sent Sara Errani packing in the first round this week, signed for her fans.
  • Bojana Jovanovski, who has had some of her best on-court successes in China, also kept her fans happy.
  • Chan, who we already saw helping out with the draw ceremony, also took some time out for the fans.
  • And last but not least, Vania King, who scored the biggest win of her career in Shenzhen this week.
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