Third-seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium and fifth-seeded Elena Vesnina of Russia both lost in the first round of the Strasbourg International on Monday.
Just to be clear: Marion Bartoli is not coming out of retirement.
Lleyton Hewitt warmed up for his 17th Australian Open with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Juan Martin del Potro on Saturday in the final of the Kooyong classic invitational exhibition tournament.
Australian teenager Bernard Tomic won the first four games and went on to beat American Mardy Fish 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 on Saturday to clinch the title at Kooyong, an invitational warmup tournament for the Australian Open.
Mardy Fish beat Austria's Jurgen Melzer 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 on Friday to move into the final of the Kooyong invitational tournament against Australian teenager Bernard Tomic.
Weekend winners Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Milos Raonic lost their opening matches Wednesday at the invitational Kooyong Classic, a tuneup for next week's Australian Open.
Andy Roddick says he feels at full strength for the first time in more than six months after overcoming the strength-sapping illness mononucleosis.
Juan Martin del Potro will stand in for Roger Federer at the invitational Kooyong Classic in January if the Swiss world No. 1 decides against defending his title.
Novak Djokovic will warm up for the Australian Open at the invitational Kooyong Classic, but Roger Federer remains in doubt because of family concerns.
Andy Roddick picked up a confidence-boosting 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 win Saturday over top-ranked Federer in the final of the invitational Kooyong Classic.
For the first time the host nation does not have the most women in the U.S. Open draw. Greg Garber says call it the Moscow Invitational.
Keith Hernandez doesn't want women in the dugout. Wimbledon doesn't want to pay women as much as men. And it's 2006?
Lindsay Davenport withdrew from the Adidas International semifinals Friday because of an injured right arm, casting doubt over her status for next week's Australian Open.
Argentina's Mariana Diaz-Oliva beat Russian teenager Vera Zvonareva, 6-7 (6), 6-1, 6-3 in the final of the Palermo Invitational on Sunday for her first WTA title.
Top-seeded Jelena Dokic beat Tina Pisnik 6-4, 7-5 Wednesday to advance to the third round of the Strasbourg Invitational.