Yanina Wickmayer beat childhood idol and fellow Belgian Kim Clijsters on Day 1 of third round play.
Iveta Benesova led 5-3 in the first set but wound up losing to No.8 seed Li Na on Saturday, 75 62.
Caroline Wozniacki beat Petra Cetkovska, 63 75, in a rematch of their New Haven final from last year.
Chanelle Scheepers was on the verge of her first Top 10 win, leading Samantha Stosur by 62 52...
But Samantha Stosur won 10 games in a row to take complete control of the match, ending it, 26 75 62.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, a two-time Grand Slam quarterfinalist, signed autographs for her fans.
Aleksandra Wozniak led Venus Williams 64 20 and even held a 4-2 lead and match point in the third set.
But Venus Williams never stopped fighting, eventually recording her 601st career win, 46 64 76(5).
Daniela Hantuchova and Ana Ivanovic took Stadium court after Venus Williams and Aleksandra Wozniak.
Daniela Hantuchova is 2-0 against Ana Ivanovic on grass courts, but Ana Ivanovic led on hard, 3-0.
Ana Ivanovic broke serve three times en route to winning the opening set on Daniela Hantuchova, 6-2.
The second set was closer but Daniela Hantuchova let a few errors creep in as they played a tie-break.
Ana Ivanovic blew kisses to the crowd after scoring a hard-fought 62 76(2) win over Daniela Hantuchova.
Sunset fell on the Sony Ericsson Open, with just one more third round match on the Sunday schedule...
World No.1 Victoria Azarenka became the last one into the round of 16, beating Heather Watson, 60 62.