WTA Stuttgart Gallery: Opening Ceremony, Practice Sessions and More

STUTTGART (April 22, 2013) — The Porsche Tennis Grand Prix officially kicked off today with the Opening Ceremonies on center court featuring top seeds like Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic, Jelena Jankovic, Angelique Kerber and Andrea Petkovic among others. The last of the singles qualifying matches finished up, with notables Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Nastassja Burnett, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, and Dinah Pfizenmaier all making it through to the main draw, and there were several top players who also hit the practice courts to the joy of fans.

Gallery by Tennis Grandstand photographer Moana Bauer.