Top 20 players' schedules, upcoming tournaments, birthdays and more - check out what's on tap for this week on the WTA as the tour stops in Acapulco and Kuala Lumpur.
WTA Staff

After a fortnight in the Middle East, the WTA goes international as the tour hits Acapulco for the Abierto Mexicano Telcel and Kuala Lumpur for the Alya WTA Malaysian Open.

Which players will take center stage at the International-level events?

Here's what's on tap for this week on the WTA:

CURRENT TOURNAMENTS:

Acapulco:

Abierto Mexicano Telcel
International | $226,750 | Hard
Top-ranked players: Jelena Ostapenko, Kristina Mladenovic, Christina McHale, Monica Puig, Eugenie Bouchard
Defending Champion: Sloane Stephens

Kuala Lumpur:

Alya WTA Malaysian Open
International | $226,750 | Hard
Top-ranked players: Carla Suárez Navarro, Elina Svitolina, Caroline Garcia, Yulia Putintseva, Peng Shuai
Defending Champion: Elina Svitolina

Sloane Stephens

UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS:

Indian Wells:

BNP Paribas Open
Premier Mandatory | $6,993,450 | Hard
Top-ranked players: Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova, Simona Halep, Dominika Cibulkova
Defending Champion: Victoria Azarenka

Miami:

Miami Open
Premier Mandatory | $6,993,450 | Hard
Top-ranked players: Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova, Simona Halep, Dominika Cibulkova
Defending Champion: Victoria Azarenka

Charleston:

Volvo Car Open
Premier | $710,900 | Clay
Top-ranked players: Madison Keys, Johanna Konta, Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Elena Vesnina
Defending Champion: Sloane Stephens


Elina Svitolina

TOP 20 PLAYERS' SCHEDULES:

1. Serena Williams: Indian Wells, Miami
2. Angelique Kerber: Indian Wells, Miami, Monterrey
3. Karolina Pliskova: Indian Wells, Miami
4. Simona Halep: Indian Wells, Miami
5. Dominika Cibulkova: Indian Wells, Miami
6. Agnieszka Radwanska: Indian Wells, Miami
7. Garbiñe Muguruza: Indian Wells, Miami
8. Svetlana Kuznetsova: Indian Wells, Miami
9. Madison Keys: Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston
10. Elina Svitolina: Kuala Lumpur, Indian Wells, Miami
11. Johanna Konta: Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston
12. Petra Kvitova
13. Venus Williams: Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston
14. Caroline Wozniacki: Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston
15. Elena Vesnina: Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston
16. Timea Bacsinszky: Indian Wells, Miami
17. Victoria Azarenka
18. Samantha Stosur: Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston
19. Barbora Strycova: Indian Wells, Miami
20. Kiki Bertens - Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston


Jelena Jankovic

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
Best wishes to those celebrating birthdays this week:

Naomi Broady (GBR) - February 28, 1990
Jelena Jankovic (SRB) - February 28, 1985
Alexandra Panova (RUS) - March 2, 1989
Nicole Gibbs (USA) - March 3, 1993
Laura Siegemund (GER) - March 4, 1988
Daria Gavrilova (AUS) - March 5, 1994