Preparing for the China Open

As the China Open tennis tournament draws closer to starting, many sponsors and tournament workers are busy preparing for the arrival of players and spectators.

A worker at the Wilson booth strings a racquet before the start of the China Open in Beijing.

Workers construct a scoreboard on Court 1 at the tennis center.

Painters work on a symbol of the China Open inside the tournament grounds.

One of the food booths cleans its chairs for the coming crowds.