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Doha Gallery: Smurfs & Falcons

From Minnie Mouse to Smurfette and falcons to Chess Grandmasters, all kinds of fantastic creatures have been descending on Doha this week. See all the best pics from off the court right here...

Published February 14, 2014 12:10

Fatma Al Nabhani, Alisa Kleybanova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Ana Ivanovic attended the draw.
Fatma Al Nabhani, Alisa Kleybanova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Ana Ivanovic attended the draw.
The local media was also at Saturday's draw ceremony - Ivanovic fielded a lot of their questions.
The local media was also at Saturday's draw ceremony - Ivanovic fielded a lot of their questions.
The star attraction of the tournament - Li Na - posed for photos in the city before the tournament.
The star attraction of the tournament - Li Na - posed for photos in the city before the tournament.
The stars of the WTA haven't been the only people crowding the courts of the Qatari capital...
The stars of the WTA haven't been the only people crowding the courts of the Qatari capital...
Tuesday was National Sports Day, and the WTA stars mixed it up with some very colorful characters.
Tuesday was National Sports Day, and the WTA stars mixed it up with some very colorful characters.
Annika Beck, Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep posed for a photo as those characters watched on.
Annika Beck, Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep posed for a photo as those characters watched on.
Former World No.1 doubles player Cara Black also took part in a kids tennis clinic during the week.
Former World No.1 doubles player Cara Black also took part in a kids tennis clinic during the week.
Sara Errani met a new friend off the courts - a falcon, a popular attraction at the tournament.
Sara Errani met a new friend off the courts - a falcon, a popular attraction at the tournament.
And he's not alone - there are enough falcons for all the stars of the WTA to become friends with.
And he's not alone - there are enough falcons for all the stars of the WTA to become friends with.
Li and chess champion Zhu Chen - China's 13th Grandmaster - spreading the Road To Singapore message.
Li and chess champion Zhu Chen - China's 13th Grandmaster - spreading the Road To Singapore message.
Li with the Road To Singapore sign. Li is set to rise to No.2 in the world on the new rankings.
Li with the Road To Singapore sign. Li is set to rise to No.2 in the world on the new rankings.
Angelique Kerber with the road sign. Kerber kicked off the My Road To Singapore blogs in Doha.
Angelique Kerber with the road sign. Kerber kicked off the My Road To Singapore blogs in Doha.
Petra Cetkovska signed the wall after pulling off the upset of the tournament on Thursday, over Li.
Petra Cetkovska signed the wall after pulling off the upset of the tournament on Thursday, over Li.
Jelena Jankovic and former Top 15 player Tatiana Golovin went on set with Bein Sport on Thursday.
Jelena Jankovic and former Top 15 player Tatiana Golovin went on set with Bein Sport on Thursday.
Peng Shuai posed with Hsieh Su-Wei's coach Paul McNamee - a former World No.1 doubles player himself.
Peng Shuai posed with Hsieh Su-Wei's coach Paul McNamee - a former World No.1 doubles player himself.
  • Fatma Al Nabhani, Alisa Kleybanova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Ana Ivanovic attended the draw.
  • The local media was also at Saturday's draw ceremony - Ivanovic fielded a lot of their questions.
  • The star attraction of the tournament - Li Na - posed for photos in the city before the tournament.
  • The stars of the WTA haven't been the only people crowding the courts of the Qatari capital...
  • Tuesday was National Sports Day, and the WTA stars mixed it up with some very colorful characters.
  • Annika Beck, Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep posed for a photo as those characters watched on.
  • Former World No.1 doubles player Cara Black also took part in a kids tennis clinic during the week.
  • Sara Errani met a new friend off the courts - a falcon, a popular attraction at the tournament.
  • And he's not alone - there are enough falcons for all the stars of the WTA to become friends with.
  • Li and chess champion Zhu Chen - China's 13th Grandmaster - spreading the Road To Singapore message.
  • Li with the Road To Singapore sign. Li is set to rise to No.2 in the world on the new rankings.
  • Angelique Kerber with the road sign. Kerber kicked off the My Road To Singapore blogs in Doha.
  • Petra Cetkovska signed the wall after pulling off the upset of the tournament on Thursday, over Li.
  • Jelena Jankovic and former Top 15 player Tatiana Golovin went on set with Bein Sport on Thursday.
  • Peng Shuai posed with Hsieh Su-Wei's coach Paul McNamee - a former World No.1 doubles player himself.
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