Play starts at 2pm local time
[WC] Catherine BELLIS (USA) v Elise MERTENS (BEL)
Anett KONTAVEIT (EST) v [Q] Samantha STOSUR (AUS)
Not before 7pm
Barbora STRYCOVA (CZE) v Angelique KERBER (GER) 
Caroline GARCIA (FRA)  v Lucie SAFAROVA (CZE)
[LL] WANG Qiang (CHN) v Kiki BERTENS (NED)
[Q] Sofya ZHUK (RUS) v Carla SUAREZ NAVARRO (ESP)
[Q] Sara ERRANI (ITA) v [Q] Lesia TSURENKO (UKR)
Nadiia KICHENOK (UKR) / Anastasia RODIONOVA (AUS) v Latisha CHAN (TPE) / Andrea SESTINI HLAVACKOVA (CZE) 
Jelena OSTAPENKO (LAT) / Anastasija SEVASTOVA (LAT) v Nicole MELICHAR (USA) / Kveta PESCHKE (CZE)
Ekaterina MAKAROVA (RUS) / Elena VESNINA (RUS)  v Shuko AOYAMA (JPN) / Katarina SREBOTNIK (SLO)
Alicja ROSOLSKA (POL) / Abigail SPEARS (USA) v Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA (RUS) / Olga SAVCHUK (UKR)
HSIEH Su-Wei (TPE) / PENG Shuai (CHN)  v Kiki BERTENS (NED) / Demi SCHUURS (NED)
Mertens was ranked at World No.80 this time last year and needed to qualify for this tournament; now she is World No.21.
Stosur is a three-time Dubai quarterfinalist.
Kerber has won all five of her previous hard-court clashes with Strycova - all in straight sets.
Safarova saved five match points to win her only previous encounter with Garcia, in the 2015 Fed Cup.