Japanese wildcard entry Tatsuma Ito upset Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Japan Open.
Second-seeded Sara Errani and third-seeded Klara Zakopalova advanced to the second round of the Shenzhen Open on Monday.
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.
Organizers of the New Haven Open have announced 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has been granted a wildcard into the tournament.
Two-time champion Tommy Robredo of Spain defeated eighth-seeded Adrian Ungur of Romania in the first round of the Swedish Open on Monday.
South African wildcard Izak van der Merwe defeat Simon Greul of Germany 7-6 (5), 6-2 Friday at the SA Tennis Open to reach his first ATP semifinal.
Third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska needed three sets to beat South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers, 7-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the first round of the Bank of the West Classic on Monday.
Shao-Xuan Zeng has upset Dudi Sela of Israel 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the first round of the Shanghai Masters.
Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia began the defence of her Pacific Life Open title by sweeping past American wildcard Angela Haynes 6-1 6-2 to book a place in the third round on Friday.
Former world No. 1 Lindsay Davenport continued her fairytale comeback by crushing third-seeded Julia Vakulenko of the Ukraine 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the Quebec City Challenge on Sunday.
Florent Serra rallied to beat wildcard Thiemo de Bakker of the Netherlands 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) Wednesday, setting up a Dutch Open quarterfinals matchup with countryman Robin Haase.
Croatian Marin Cilic has been awarded a wildcard into next month's Artois grasscourt tournament at London's Queen's Club.
Australian wildcard Mark Philippoussis continued his renaissance by beating Italian Davide Sanguinetti 7-6, 7-6 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Ordina Open.
Former Australian number one Mark Philippoussis has rejected a wildcard offer for the French Open later this month.
Former Wimbledon semifinalist Alexandra Stevenson has been handed a wildcard into the U.S. Open women's singles draw.
Venezuelan wildcard Maria Vento-Kabchi shocked last year's runner-up and fourth seed Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the WTA Qatar Open.