Aryna Sabalenka saved three match points to stun Caroline Wozniacki 5-7 6-2 7-6 (7-4) in the world number two's first match since Wimbledon in the Rogers Cup second round.

Simona Halep scraped through her opening match at the Rogers Cup with a 7-6 (11-9) 4-6 7-5 win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber became the biggest casualty to exit the WTA Rogers Cup, but defending champion Elina Svitolina and Maria Sharapova progressed as rain wreaked havoc.

China's Peng Shuai has been hit with a six-month suspension and $10,000 fine for an anti-corruption violation, the Tennis Integrity Unit announced.

Dangerous floaters Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka reached the second round of the Rogers Cup on Tuesday, as Petra Kvitova headlined the seeded players to progress in Montreal.

Garbine Muguruza has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup after failing to recover from the arm injury that prevented her playing at the Silicon Valley Classic.

After withdrawing from the Rogers Cup for personal reasons, Serena Williams has shared a post with her followers addressing some of the emotional challenges she has faced as a new mother.

Seeds Venus Williams, Karolina Pliskova and Julia Goerges all advanced to the second round of the WTA's Rogers Cup on Monday, as rain curtailed the schedule in Montreal.

Svetlana Kuznetsova staged a stunning rally against Donna Vekic by fending off four match points to claim the WTA Citi Open.

Mihaela Buzarnescu routed Maria Sakkari to win her first career WTA singles title at the Silicon Valley Classic.

Mihaela Buzarnescu has her eyes on more than one prize on Sunday, knowing that victory over Maria Sakkari in the Silicon Valley Classic final will lift her into the world's top 20.

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup due to personal reasons, Tennis Canada has confirmed.

Maria Sakkari sprung a surprise on Friday to end Venus Williams' hopes of reaching a ninth final at the Silicon Valley Classic.  

Magda Linette defeated third seed Naomi Osaka in three sets at the Citi Open in Washington on Thursday, as seeds Yulia Putintseva and Donna Vekic progressed to the quarter-finals.

Venus Williams remains on course to reach the final of the Silicon Valley Classic for the ninth time, 20 years after her first appearance in the decider of the WTA Premier event.

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