Fifth-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova claimed a first-round win Sunday at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships & the Cellular South Cup in Memphis, Tenn.
Third-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta knocked off American Jilly Craybas 6-1, 6-0 Tuesday in the first round of the first Monterrey Open women's tennis event.
Top-seeded Nadia Petrova cruised past fellow Russian Maria Mokh 6-1, 6-2 Tuesday in the first round of the Bell Challenge in Canada.
Second-seeded Nadia Petrova scored a straight-set win Tuesday to reach the second round of the Western & Southern Financial Women's Open in Mason, Ohio.
American Lindsay Davenport continued her comeback Tuesday by beating seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany in the first round of the Bell Challenge.
Venus Williams defeated Nadia Petrova in three sets Saturday to help the United States draw even with Russia in their Fed Cup semifinal match at Stowe, Vt.
Top seed Marion Bartoli of France was among Tuesday's winners, but second seed Russian Maria Kirilenko was upset at the Pattaya Women's Open.
Serbia's Jelena Jankovic Thursday advanced to the quarterfinals of the WTA Tour's Bell Challenge tennis tournament in Quebec City, Quebec.
Austria's Sylvia Bammer Thursday was a surprise winner against Natalie Dechy of France in the second round of the Bangkok Open tennis tournament.
No. 2 seed Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain Wednesday was a straight sets loser in the second round of the Bangkok Open tennis tournament.