Sofia Arvidsson and Johanna Larsson won the doubles title in Quebec City today. They defeated top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-1, 2-6, 10-6.
Lu Jing-Jing upset qualifying top seed Ayumi Morita in the first round of qualifying in Seoul. (Lu was subsequently defeated by Hsieh Su-Wei.)
Zheng Jie could be out as long as six months because of her wrist surgery.
The Family Circle Cup has announced its partnership with the City of Charleston Department of Recreation's Courting Kids inner-city youth program. The tournament has committed over $50,000 in financial, material and promotional support to the program, in the form of equipment, clothing, parties, and Family Circle Cup seats. There will be two fund-raising events for Courting Kids at the 2011 Family Circle Cup tournament.
Vera Zvonareva did a photo shoot for Glamour.
Justine Henin has begun practicing again.
The ITF and BNP Paribas have agreed to sponsor Fed Cup for a new five-year period, beginning in 2012.