No.14 seed Elena Vesnina outlasted Svetlana Kuznetsova in a dramatic three-set marathon to claim the biggest title of her career at the BNP Paribas Open.
Kateryna Bondarenko is through to the third round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after Garbiñe Muguruza was forced to withdraw through injury.
WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | Hear from good friends Kristina Mladenovic and Karolina Pliskova after their second round face-off at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
No.10 seed Caroline Wozniacki eased past Viktorija Golubic to reach the third round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships; Monica Puig and Ana Konjuh also advanced.
Karolina Pliskova's title in Doha vaults her up to the No.2 spot on the Road To Singapore and a former champion joins the fray - who else features in the Top 8 after the Qatar Total Open?