Alison Riske, ranked 81st coming into the Open, should approach the top 60 from these results. That will open the door to enter several tournaments without having to play qualifiers.
In some ways, Martina Hingis is very much the player she was in the late 1990s. She's hell-bent on proving that.
The Pilot Pen lost a big draw Wednesday when American favorite James Blake, now ranked No. 111, lost to Alexandr Dolgopolov in an hour and three minutes, 6-4, 6-2.