Top seeds Marion Bartoli and Tamira Paszek were ousted in Tuesday's first-round play at the Strasbourg International tennis tournament in France.
Top seeds Marion Bartoli and Dominika Cibulkova were beaten Tuesday in first-round matches at the Portugal Open.
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Eleventh-seeded Sorana Cirstea posted a quick win and No. 12 Varvara Lepchenko also moved on Monday at the Family Circle Cup tennis event.
Maria Sharapova breezed into the third round of the BNP Paribas Friday and 16-year-old American Mallory Burdette picked up a big win as well.
Francesca Schiavone began the BNP Paribas Open Wednesday with only her fourth victory of the year, one that set up a meeting with No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova.
Caroline Wozniacki, just returned to the WTA Top 10, notched an impressive first-round win Monday at the Qatar Total Open.
Mona Barthel pulled off a three-set upset Wednesday in second-round play at the 21e Open GDF Suez WTA tennis tournament in Paris.
World No. 2-ranked Maria Sharapova Wednesday posted her second consecutive 6-0, 6-0 win in moving to the third round of the Australian Open.
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