French Tennis Open in Paris
Serbian Ana Ivanovic serves during her third-round match with Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark at the French Tennis Open in Paris May 30, 2008. The second-seeded Ivanovic defeated Wozniacki in straight sets 6-4, 6-1. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
Second-seeded Li Na advanced in a walkover and No. 5 Caroline Wozniacki also gained the quarterfinals with a win Wednesday at the Aegon International.
World No. 1 Serena Williams, who started a tear that has ruled women's tennis at Wimbledon since last year, is the No. 1 women's seed for the 2013 tournament.
Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was ushered to a first-round exit by American qualifier Jamie Hampton Tuesday in an Aegon International upset.
Daniela Hantuchova and Simona Halep used WTA wins to make strong moves in the world women's rankings before the Wimbledon draw is made this week.
World No. 1 Serena Williams has put greater distance between herself and other competitors in the women's tennis rankings.
Serena Williams ran her personal winning streak to 26 matches with an impressive second-round win at the French Open.
Defending champion Maria Sharapova advanced with a first-round victory at the French Open Monday, joining China's Li Na and Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland.
Three of the four finalists, including Peng Shuai, from last week's WTA tournaments move into the Top 30 this week heading into the French Open.
Zheng Jie won two matches Wednesday, including an upset of top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, at the WTA Brussels Open.
Rain forced the postponement of Tuesday's schedule at the WTA's Brussels Open.
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