Russia will be missing its top players when it faces Italy in the Fed Cup final in November.
Simona Halep won the fifth title of her career by beating Samantha Stosur 7-6 (1), 6-2 in the final of the Kremlin Cup Sunday.
Samantha Stosur and Simona Halep advanced to the final of the Kremlin Cup with straight-sets victories Sunday.
Samantha Stosur will face doubles partner Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semifinals of the Kremlin Cup after both players won in straight sets Friday.
Samantha Stosur advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup by beating Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-1 Wednesday.
Svetlana Kuznetsova, a two-time Grand Slam champion who last won a tournament three years ago, advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup by beating Lesia Tsurenko 7-5, 6-2 Monday.
Li Na kept alive local hopes of a first homegrown champion in the China Open, reaching the quarterfinals with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Sabine Lisicki of Germany on Wednesday.
Venus Williams beat Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the Pan Pacific Open.
Venus Williams upset top-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 6-4 on Tuesday to advance to the third round of the Pan Pacific Open.
Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia beat third-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the third round of the Pan Pacific Open.
James Blake upset No. 16 seed Jerzy Janowicz 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open on Monday.
Venus Williams lost in her first match in more than two months, falling 0-6, 6-4, 6-2 Tuesday to Kirsten Flipkens at the Rogers Cup.
Poland's Ursula Radwanska took advantage of Jelena Jankovic's poor serving for a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory Thursday in the second round of Southern California Open.
Virginie Razzano of France stunned two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova with a 6-4, 6-2 win in the first round of the Southern California Open on Monday.
Top-ranked Serena Williams and her sister Venus are among five past champions getting direct entry into the US Open women's main draw.
So much went right for the newly minted Wimbledon champs, but not everyone left the grounds in a happy mood.