Anastasia Pavlyuchenko began her stay in New York by doing a photo shoot for Babolat.
Laura Robson defeated Jelena Dokic 6-1, 6-4 in the first round of U.S. qualifying. Of note: Robson hit eleven aces.
"Even though she’s a mom, success still matters a great deal to her," says Matt Cronin of defending champion Kim Clijsters. (Because we all
know that having a child wipes out all desire and ambition in women.)
Vera Zvonareva and Lisa Raymond are two of the players who have designated tomorrow as a shopping day in New York.
To prepare for the Open, Maria Sharapova has been training at the Bollettieri Academy.
Serena Williams was co-commentator for Nike's Prime Time Knockout last night at Pier 54 in Manhattan. Victoria Azarenka was one of the participants.