Wooing crowds

The first day of the Shanghai Rolex Masters on October 5 will be open to the public for free, organizers of the event announced yesterday. Tickets for the October 5-13 event went on sale yesterday with no change in prices. As one of the ATP1000 level tournament, the top-45 ranked tennis players are eligible for it. For more details, dial their hotline 962123 or log onto www.shanghairolexmasters.com.