Ashleigh Barty remains at the top of the rankings despite not having played since February due to the coronavirus pandemic.
French Open 2020: Sofia Kenin beats Petra Kvitova in straight sets to set up Iga Swiatek clash in final
Fourth seed Kenin will meet 19-year-old Iga Swiatek of Poland in Saturday's title decider after denying two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova in her bid for a third major.
French Open 2020 Round-up: Rafael Nadal eases past Mackenzie McDonald; injury forces Serena Williams withdrawal
Azarenka hit 38 unforced errors in a 6-2, 6-2 defeat against a player who hadn't won a Grand Slam match in five years before her first-round victory over Venus Williams.
French Open 2020: Scarves, winter coats all around on Day 1 as 'ridiculous' cold sparks player revolt
The French Open, which was pushed back from its traditional May-June slot due to the coronavirus, began in steady drizzle and temperatures struggling to reach 10 degrees (50F).
French Open 2020: Stan Wawrinka brushes aside Andy Murray to reach second round; Simona Halep advances
Wawrinka fired 42 winners past the former world number one and will take on Dominik Koepfer of Germany for a place in the last 32.
French Open 2020 Women's Singles preview: Favourable draw, spectacular form make Simona Halep firm favourite
Ahead of Roland Garros' return, Firstpost takes a look at the Women's Singles draw and attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters
French Open 2020: After years of hating clay, Victoria Azarenka looks forward to Roland Garros challenge
Azarenka, a two-time Australian Open champion, credited increased maturity for her resurgence and sounded enthusiastic about her French Open prospects.
Italian Open 2020: Rafael Nadal crashes out after defeat to Diego Schwartzman; Novak Djokovic battles through to semi-finals
Eight-seeded Schwartzman meted out a punishing 6-2, 7-5 loss in Nadal's final warm-up before his bid for a 13th French Open, and record-equalling 20th Grand Slam in just over a week.
Halep was ahead 6-2, 2-0 when Putintseva decided she was in too much pain to continue - having already taken an off-court medical timeout between sets.
Italian Open 2020: After US Open run, Shapovalov piling up wins in Rome, Azarenka double bagels Kenin
After spending more than 22 hours on court over the previous two weeks at the US Open, where he reached the quarterfinals in both singles and doubles, Shapovalov is still going strong after crossing the Atlantic.
Italian Open 2020: Nadal makes winning return after over six-month layoff; Azarenka beats Venus in first round
Defending champion Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic made winning returns at the Italian Open on Wednesday with the top two men's seeds easing into the third round of the clay-court tournament in Rome.
US Open 2020: Fourth time's the charm for Dominic Thiem, Naomi Osaka builds on and off the court, and more talking points
US Open 2020 crowned a first-time champion in Dominic Thiem and a third Grand Slam winner in Naomi Osaka in the bubble in New York.
Naomi Osaka defeats Victoria Azarenka in US Open 2020 women's singles final to record third Grand Slam title
Osaka, who had won the same tournament two years ago, bounced back after losing the first set to beat Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the US Open 2020 women's singles final.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was among those who congratulated Osaka after her victory over Victoria Azarenka in the US Open 2020 women singles final.
US Open 2020: Victoria Azarenka in pain after losing in final but vows to fight for more Grand Slams
Victoria Azarenka lost to Japan's Naomi Osaka in three sets at Flushing Meadows on Saturday in her first appearance in the final of a tennis major in seven years.
Naomi Osaka wore different masks honoring victims of systemic racism and police brutality in the United States in each of US Open's seven rounds.
US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka first in 26 years to come from set down in final to win title, other stats
Naomi Osaka added to her 2018 US Open and 2019 Australian Open trophies with the three set win against Victoria Azarenka. Check out the stats from the match in Firstpost's stat roundup!
US Open 2020: 'Naomi Osaka is special', Twitter reacts to Japanese World No 9's comeback win in final
Check out some of the best twitter reactions to Naomi Osaka's incredible come-from-behind victory over Victoria Azarenka in the US Open 2020 final.
US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka fights back from set down against Victoria Azarenka to claim third Grand Slam title
The win brought 22-year-old Osaka's haul of tennis major trophies to three after her victories at the 2018 US Open and 2019 Australian Open.
US Open 2020, Women's final highlights: Naomi Osaka beats Victoria Azarenka for her third Grand Slam title
Follow live score, updates and reactions from the US Open 2020 women's final between Naomi Osaka and Victoria Azarenka in New York.