Birmingham Classic: Naomi Osaka's defeat hands Ashleigh Barty chance to take No 1 spot in WTA rankings
World No 1 Naomi Osaka succumbed to a straight-sets defeat by Yulia Putintseva at the Birmingham Classic on Thursday, handing Ashleigh Barty the chance to end the week on top of the rankings.
Swiss ninth seed Belinda Bencic made a strong start to her claycourt season with a 6-3 6-0 win over qualifier Destanee Aiava to reach the second round of the Charleston Open in South Carolina on Monday.
US Open 2018: Simona Halep becomes first top-seeded woman to lose in opener; Venus Williams scrapes into round two
World No 1 and top-seed Simona Halep crashed out of the US Open in the first round against Kaia Kanepi while Americans Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens got off to winning starts.
US Open 2018: American Sloane Stephens beats Evgeniya Rodina in straight sets to begin title defense with victory
Defending US Open champion Sloane Stephens got off to a running start in New York, beating Evgeniya Rodina 6-1, 7-5 in her first match of the tournament at the Louis Armstrong stadium.
Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams beats Evgeniya Rodina in straight-sets to storm into 13th tournament quarter-final
Serena Williams, who won the Wimbledon title on her last two visits in 2015 and 2016, is now on an 18-match winning streak at the All England Club.
Wimbledon 2018 set for Manic Monday as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams resume campaign
The Manic Monday at Wimbledon 2018 has some thrilling, and surprising, contests on offer as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams resume campaign.
Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams reveals she cried after missing daughter Alexis Olympia's first steps
Serena Williams has travelled to the All England Club with Alexis Olympia but her parental duties have to be put on hold while she prepares for her matches.
Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams is my idol, says fellow mum Evgeniya Rodina after beating 10th seed Madison Keys
Evgeniya Rodina made the fourth round of a Slam for the first time on Friday after a 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 win over US 10th seed Madison Keys.
Wimbledon 2018: Madison Keys becomes latest seed to bow out after third round loss to Evgeniya Rodina
After defending champion Garbine Muguruza suffered a shock exit in the second round, it was 10th seed Keys' turn to endure an unexpected 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 third round defeat.
French Open 2018: Ankita Raina crashes out after straight-set defeat to Evgeniya Rodina in first round of qualifying
India's Ankita Raina crashed out of the the French Open qualifiers with a 3-6, 6-7 defeat at the hands of Evgeniya Rodina in the women's singles first round on Tuesday.
US Open 2017: Caroline Wozniacki slams organisers for holding consecutive Maria Sharapova matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium
Caroline Wozniacki slammed as "unacceptable and questionable" the US Open decision to give Maria Sharapova back-to-back matches on the showpiece Arthur Ashe Stadium in the Russian's first Grand Slam appearance since serving a doping ban.