No. 1-seeded Samantha Stosur posted a straight-set win Thursday in taking a quarterfinals slot at the HP Japan Women's Open tennis tournament.
Defending champion Tamarine Tanasugarn won a straight sets Wednesday and advanced to the quarterfinals of the HP Japan Women's Open tennis tournament.
Defending champion Anna Chakvetadze notched a second-round victory Tuesday at the Ordina Open tennis tournament in the Netherlands.
Nicola Vaidisova and Alona Bondarenko both came from behind Thursday in third-round play at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.
Fourth-seeded Sybille Bammer was among three seeded players ousted in straight sets Tuesday at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.
Sixth-seeded Sybille Bammer rallied for a first-round victory Monday in opening-day play at the $600,000 Bangalore Open tennis tournament in India.
Former top-ranked French women's tennis player Amelie Mauresmo is pondering retirement, it was reported this weekend.
Maria Sharapova advanced but a trio of high seeds failed to get past Thursday's second round at the $2.5 million Qatar Open tennis tournament.
Top-seeded Ana Ivanovic and No. 4 Maria Sharapova were second-round winners Wednesday at the Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar.
Amelie Mauresmo and Shahar Peer each collected straight-set victories Monday in the first round of the $2.5 million Qatar Total Open tennis tournament.