Former world number one Maria Sharapova confirmed on Monday she will play at next week's Mallorca Open after more than three months out through injury.
World number one Naomi Osaka defeated Hsieh Su-wei 6-4, 6-3 in Stuttgart on Thursday to reach her first career clay court quarter-final but admitted she had been left "depressed" after a "rough few months".
Bianca Andreescu's vision became reality in the California desert, where the Canadian 18-year-old's Cinderella run to a first WTA title put her among the elite of women's tennis.
Former champions Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal edged closer to a blockbuster semi-final showdown at the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Wednesday with brisk fourth-round wins.
World number one Naomi Osaka crashed out of Indian Wells on Tuesday, routed by Belinda Bencic on a day that saw second-ranked Simona Halep sent packing, too.
Former winners Petra Kvitova and Simona Halep advanced to the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships on Wednesday and were joined by two-time defending champion Elina Svitolina.
Former US Open champion Sloane Stephens ground out a straight sets win over her junior doubles partner Timea Babos to reach the Australian Open third round today.
Novak Djokovic's third-round fightback against defending champion Grigor Dimitrov was interrupted by rain as the pair stood one set each on Thursday at the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters.