The great and the good are converging on New York as the US Open nears, with players preparing in a variety of ways.
WTA Staff
August 23, 2017

NEW YORK, USA - The cream of women's tennis are converging on New York ahead of the start of the US Open, with players preparing in a variety of ways.

World No.1 Karolina Pliskova hopes to match or better last year's achievement of reaching the final at Flushing Meadows.

I'm back! Back in the city, of which I have beautiful memories from last year. Let's hope for more... #USOpen2017 #1️⃣

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Johanna Konta took time out from her warm-up at Flushing Meadows to take in the eclipse.

What a way to say hello @usopen ?? #solareclipse ??

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Reigning champion Angelique Kerber looked forward to the defense of her title as she flew in.

Every trip is a new beginning . Take a deep breath , smile and start again ? #NewYork ?

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Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza put her feet up ahead of her attempts to win a third Slam in 16 months.

Former champion Maria Sharapova got a touch nostalgic...

...while Elina Svitolina was in search of a hairdresser..

Have a great time in the Big Apple, everybody!