No.2 seed Varvara Lepchenko and Anna Tatishvili notched wins at the sun-soaked inaugural Bol Open, the second WTA 125K Series event of the year.
Top seed Timea Bacsinszky looked on course for a straight sets victory when a left knee injury forced her to retire against lucky loser Laura Siegemund.
WTA Rising Star Karolina Pliskova came to the US Open on all kinds of momentum, including winning the Emirates Airline US Open Series - but along came Anna Tatishvili.
A first-time WTA titlist was crowned in Tianjin, there was a repeat winner in Osaka, and one of the WTA's recent success stories captured Linz.
In a final pitting WTA Rising Star against WTA Rising Star, it was the big-serving Karolina Pliskova who came out on top against Camila Giorgi in Linz - but just barely.
Though Kaia Kanepi's triumph over Jelena Jankovic was an upset, she is no stranger to wins over the Serb. How many times has she beaten her?
Serena Williams kicked off her quest for a sixth Wimbledon crown and 18th Grand Slam with a defeat of Anna Tatishvili on Tuesday.
From motivated rising stars to inspired veterans, there has been some very big hitting on the courts of Québec City this week - see all of the best action shots from the tournament, right here!
Marion Bartoli announcing her retirement was a surprise for everyone, including her fellow WTA stars, who shared their reactions on Twitter. Sabine Lisicki, Petra Kvitova, Kim Clijsters and more...
From her pre-tournament press conference to the beautiful welcome she received from the packed crowd at her opening match, watch video from the World No.1's touchdown in Bastad right here.
Serena Williams downed Sesil Karatantcheva in her first round match at the Collector Swedish Open in Bastad, improving to 24-0 on clay this year. Teliana Pereira saved match points in a thriller.
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