Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the Mexico Open semifinals.
Defending champion Venus Williams beat an opponent half her age on Monday, winning 6-1, 6-2 against 17-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships.
Daniela Hantuchova saved two match points to beat Marina Erakovic of New Zealand 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the Thailand Open semifinals on Saturday.
Marina Erakovic of New Zealand staved off three match points to beat two-time former champion Vera Zvonareva of Russia 2-6, 7-6 (6), 7-5 in the Thailand Open quarterfinals on Friday.
Top-seeded Peng Shuai of China fell to Misaki Doi of Japan 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 in the second round of the Thailand Open on Wednesday.
Top-seeded Jelena Jankovic overcame a second-set lapse to defeat Russian Alla Kudryavtseva 6-2, 0-6, 6-0 in the first round of the Tianjin Open on Tuesday.
Monica Puig is the WTA's highest-ranked Latin American woman, and she won a historic title earlier this season. Now she's determined to reach greater heights, for herself and for her homeland.
Chinese wild-card entry Yafan Wang advances to the semifinals of the Guangzhou Open.
Sole surviving seed Alize Cornet of France beat 2009 champion Shahar Peer of Israel 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 in the second round of the Guangzhou Open on Wednesday.
Top-seeded Samantha Stosur was the most notable among the five seeds to lose in first-round action at the Guangzhou Open on Tuesday.
Venus Williams rebounded from a shaky second set to defeat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 in the first round of the Rogers Cup on Tuesday.
Serena Williams looked healthy and played sharp in her first tournament since defaulting during a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.
Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook.
Just days after winning her first title, young American Madison Keys has developed a taste for titles. She kept her Wimbledon hopes alive with a first-round win over Monica Puig.
Former U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur achieved the foothold she needed in her first match since falling within sight of a notable victory against Maria Sharapova at the French Open last week.
Monica Puig became the first Puerto Rican player to win a WTA title on Saturday by beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-4, 6-3 in the Strasbourg International final.