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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.
Venus Williams outlasted Garbine Muguruza Wednesday to earn a quarterfinal berth in the Brazil Tennis Cup.
Top-seeded Venus Williams breezed to a first-round win but No. 3 Kirsten Flipkens fell in an upset Tuesday at the WTA Brazil Tennis Cup.
Second-seeded Alize Cornet advanced to the second round of the Copa Claro Colsanitas Monday with a straight-set win over Elina Svitolina.
Top-seeded Mandy Minella needed three sets but No. 2-seeded Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino cruised to a first-round win Tuesday at the WTA tournament in Colombia.
No. 2-seeded Maria Kirilenko won Tuesday but top-seeded Ana Ivanovic was among players whose matches were delayed by rain at the WTA tournament in Thailand.
Seeded players Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium and Germany's Mona Barthel each advanced Monday on the opening day of the Bell Challenge tennis event.
Frenchwoman Alize Cornet and Czech Klara Zakopalova won their first-round matches Tuesday in the $180,000 Abierto Mexicano Telcel tennis tournament.
Top-seeded Czech Nicole Vaidisova was a first-round winner Tuesday at the Australian Women's Hardcourts.