The pre-tournament event at the AIG Sunday saw an attendance of about 10,000 tennis fans.
The event saw the practice sessions of Kei Nishikori vs Go Soeda and Kimiko Date vs Ayumi Morita as well as exhibition doubles match betweenTakao Suzuki/Satoshi Iwabuchi vs David Ferrer/Tommy Robredo.
The exhibition match between world No. 1 wheelchair tennis player (also Paralympic gold medallist) Shingo Kunieda and Satoshi Saida was also on schedule but it was canceled at the last minute due to Kunieda's elbow injury.
Here are some photos from the event.
Kei Nishikori and Go Soeda
Kimiko Date is still very much popular with the tennis fans
(From left to right) David Ferrer, Tommy Robredo, Satoshi Iwabuchi andTakao Suzuki
Kei Nisihikori with Paralympic gold medallist, Shingo Kunieda