Women's Tennis Championship in Dubai
Alize Cornet, the world No.14 from France, returns the ball to her opponent, the world No. 6, Venus Williams on the fourth day of the Women's Dubai Championships on February 18, 2009. Williams won the match 6-3, 6-2. (UPI Photo/Norbert Schiller)
Top seeds Marion Bartoli and Tamira Paszek were ousted in Tuesday's first-round play at the Strasbourg International tennis tournament in France.
Laura Robson posted a Rome International tennis tournament win Monday over Venus Williams that gives her a match against world No. 1 Serena Williams.
Laura Robson posted a second-round upset of world No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska in Monday's play at the Mutua Madrid Open.
Seventh-seeded Sara Errani of Italy kicked off the Madrid Open Saturday with a straight-set victory over Poland's Urszula Radwanska.
Francesca Schiavone's win Friday over third-seeded Alize Cornet left her the only seeded player through to the semifinals of the Morocco Grand Prix.
Mandy Minella ousted fourth-seeded Kaia Kanepi in a second-round match Thursday at the Moroccan Grand Prix tennis tournament.
Alize Cornet rallied for a second-round win Wednesday at the Morocco Grand Prix WTA tennis tournament.
Alize Cornet dropped just two games Tuesday in a first-round victory at the WTA's tournament in Morocco.
Sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi of Estonia marked her return from an injury with a dominating first-round victory Tuesday at the inaugural Katowice Open.
Third-seeded Maria Sharapova rolled to a win but sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber took a tumble Sunday in third-round play at the Sony Open in Miami.