Your favorite WTA stars have begun touching down in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games; what do they think of the city?
WTA Staff

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - The tennis Olympians are making their way to Rio for next week's Summer Olympic Games. While first ball won't be hit until Saturday, the WTA stars are arriving early to acclimate to their new and exciting surroundings and have the chance to explore the city.

Check out what some of your favorite players have to say about their Rio arrival on Twitter:

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Kiki Bertens earned her spot onto her country's Olympic team after her inspiring run to the French Open semifinals, but the Dutch powerhouse still has some packing to do...

Galina Voskoboeva will headline the Kazakh team in both singles and doubles, and is giving fans an in-depth - and bilingual! - look into the Rio experience on her official Facebook page:

The Olympics won't be complete without Svetlana Kuznetsova, but the Russian admitted to having some difficulty securing a flight from the Rogers Cup - where the two-time Grand Slam champion reached the quarterfinals - but appears to have sorted out her travel issues after a short stay in New York City:

UPDATE: Kuznetsova is on the ground with Team Russia in Rio!

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