Defending champion Hsieh Su-Wei won two matches Thursday in advancing to the quarterfinals of the WTA's BMW Malaysia Open tennis tournament.
Wang Qiang ousted top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki in three sets Wednesday in a first-round match of the BMW Malaysian Open tennis tournament.
No. 2-seeded Maria Kirilenko won Tuesday but top-seeded Ana Ivanovic was among players whose matches were delayed by rain at the WTA tournament in Thailand.
World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka and third-ranked Serena Williams dropped just three games between them Thursday in second-round wins at the Australian Open.
Serena Williams, slowed momentarily by an ankle injury, didn't lose a game Tuesday in her first-round match at the Australian Open.
No. 1-seed Sara Errani advanced but second-seeded Ksenia Pervak was ousted Wednesday in second-round play of the Budapest Grand Prix tennis tournament.
Second-seeded Akgul Amanmuradova claimed a tough three-set victory in second-round play of the Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan.
Local favorite Akgul Amanmuradova advanced to the second round of the WTA's Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan with a straight-set victory.
No. 3-seeded Akgul Amanmuradova opened the Guangzhou International Women's Open in China Monday with a straight-set win.
Israel's Shahar Peer won her second straight WTA event Sunday, defeating Akgul Amanmuradova in the Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan.