Caroline Garcia came from a set behind to beat Alison Van Uytvanck and progress to the quarter-finals of the Lyon Open on Friday (AEDT).
It was a bad day for seeds at the Lyon Open, with Petra Martic and Mayar Sherif both crashing out in the round of 16 in France.
Heather Watson stunned second seed Yulia Putintseva at the Thailand Open as the British player scored an impressive first-round win.
Garbine Muguruza and Alize Cornet both fell at the first hurdle at the Lyon Open on Tuesday (AEDT), going down to Linda Noskova and Camila Osorio respectively.
Four-time grand slam champion Naomi Osaka has announced she is pregnant and is not expecting to play tennis again until next year.
Paula Badosa savoured a strong serving day as she overcame Anett Kontaveit in a tricky Adelaide International 2 opener ahead of the Australian Open.
Simona Halep said she felt "confused and betrayed" after being handed a provisional suspension for failing a drug test.