French Open tennis in Paris
German Julia Goerges hits a shot during her French Open second-round match against American Serena Williams at Roland Garros in Paris on May 28, 2010. Williams defeated Goerges 6-1, 6-1. UPI/David Silpa
World No. 1 Serena Williams swept to a second-round win Tuesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
Ekaterina Makarova stunned world No. 3 Victoria Azarenka in three sets Wednesday in a second-round match 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.
Top seeds Marion Bartoli and Dominika Cibulkova were beaten Tuesday in first-round matches at the Portugal Open.
Maria Sharapova and Li Na, the event's top two seeds, reached the quarterfinals Thursday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.
Jelena Jankovic and Carla Suarez Navarro advanced with first-round upset wins Wednesday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Germany.
Sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi of Estonia marked her return from an injury with a dominating first-round victory Tuesday at the inaugural Katowice Open.
Eurgenie Bouchard and Steafine Voegele both defeated seeded players Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the rain-plagued Family Circle Cup.
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Mallory Burdette came from behind to win her second-round match Wednesday and set up a meeting with the world's No. 1 player at the Family Circle Cup.