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Rome Gallery: Kids Village People

Three of the biggest WTA stars - including Petra Kvitova - have been passing their tennis wisdom on to the young ones this week. That and more pics, right here!

Published May 13, 2014 12:10

The stars of the WTA have been keeping busy off the court so far at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia.
The stars of the WTA have been keeping busy off the court so far at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia.
Camila Giorgi was one of the first to step out, taking part in the draw ceremony with Filippo Volandri.
Camila Giorgi was one of the first to step out, taking part in the draw ceremony with Filippo Volandri.
It would bring Giorgi luck - she upset Top 10 player Dominika Cibulkova in the first round on Tuesday.
It would bring Giorgi luck - she upset Top 10 player Dominika Cibulkova in the first round on Tuesday.
Angelique Kerber, a Top 10 player herself - a former World No.5, in fact - visited the Kids Village.
Angelique Kerber, a Top 10 player herself - a former World No.5, in fact - visited the Kids Village.
Kerber hit with dozens of kids - mini-tennis, full court and more - and passed on her tennis knowledge.
Kerber hit with dozens of kids - mini-tennis, full court and more - and passed on her tennis knowledge.
Kerber's claims to fame are two Grand Slam semifinals - the US Open in 2011 and Wimbledon in 2012.
Kerber's claims to fame are two Grand Slam semifinals - the US Open in 2011 and Wimbledon in 2012.
Caroline Wozniacki, a former World No.1, also took some time out to stop by at the Kids Village.
Caroline Wozniacki, a former World No.1, also took some time out to stop by at the Kids Village.
Petra Kvitova has always given her time to promote the sport off the court, and she did so here too.
Petra Kvitova has always given her time to promote the sport off the court, and she did so here too.
Kvitova is coming off her second semifinal of the year in Madrid. She also went that far in Sydney.
Kvitova is coming off her second semifinal of the year in Madrid. She also went that far in Sydney.
Kvitova is still the only player born in the 1990s, male or female, to win a Slam: Wimbledon in 2011.
Kvitova is still the only player born in the 1990s, male or female, to win a Slam: Wimbledon in 2011.
The Czech has been ranked as high as No.2 in the world, and is currently ranked No.6 in the world.
The Czech has been ranked as high as No.2 in the world, and is currently ranked No.6 in the world.
Sloane Stephens, one of the most promising WTA rising stars, visited the Rolex hospitality suite.
Sloane Stephens, one of the most promising WTA rising stars, visited the Rolex hospitality suite.
As did Venus Williams, one of the WTA's most accomplished active players - seven majors, former No.1.
As did Venus Williams, one of the WTA's most accomplished active players - seven majors, former No.1.
This year's top seeds met the press ahead of the tournament at All Access Hour, including Li Na.
This year's top seeds met the press ahead of the tournament at All Access Hour, including Li Na.
Sara Errani, Italy's No.1 player and a former World No.5, also spoke to the media at All Access Hour.
Sara Errani, Italy's No.1 player and a former World No.5, also spoke to the media at All Access Hour.
  • The stars of the WTA have been keeping busy off the court so far at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia.
  • Camila Giorgi was one of the first to step out, taking part in the draw ceremony with Filippo Volandri.
  • It would bring Giorgi luck - she upset Top 10 player Dominika Cibulkova in the first round on Tuesday.
  • Angelique Kerber, a Top 10 player herself - a former World No.5, in fact - visited the Kids Village.
  • Kerber hit with dozens of kids - mini-tennis, full court and more - and passed on her tennis knowledge.
  • Kerber's claims to fame are two Grand Slam semifinals - the US Open in 2011 and Wimbledon in 2012.
  • Caroline Wozniacki, a former World No.1, also took some time out to stop by at the Kids Village.
  • Petra Kvitova has always given her time to promote the sport off the court, and she did so here too.
  • Kvitova is coming off her second semifinal of the year in Madrid. She also went that far in Sydney.
  • Kvitova is still the only player born in the 1990s, male or female, to win a Slam: Wimbledon in 2011.
  • The Czech has been ranked as high as No.2 in the world, and is currently ranked No.6 in the world.
  • Sloane Stephens, one of the most promising WTA rising stars, visited the Rolex hospitality suite.
  • As did Venus Williams, one of the WTA's most accomplished active players - seven majors, former No.1.
  • This year's top seeds met the press ahead of the tournament at All Access Hour, including Li Na.
  • Sara Errani, Italy's No.1 player and a former World No.5, also spoke to the media at All Access Hour.
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