Vera Zvonareva plans to make her comeback in Shezhen in January. The former world number 2 hasn't played on the tour since August of 2012, when she participated in the Olympic Games. Zvonareva has been rehabilitating from a shoulder injury.
Serena Williams and the doubles team of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci were recently honored in Istanbul for finishing the year with the number 1 ranking.
Here's Maria Sharapova at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion fund event in West Hollywood (and also at a Beverly Hill event).
World number 2 Victoria Azarenka has received the WTA Diamond Aces award. The honor goes to the player "who consistently goes above and beyond in promoting the sport of women's tennis to fans, media and local communities...."
Here's a Hawkeye look at the Li Na vs. Petra Kvitova semifinal in Istanbul.