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?
Former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki maintained her winning ways to start the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, dispatching Daria Kasatkina in straight sets.
WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | Olympic Gold medalist Monica Puig made big changes but keeps things simple at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after a strong run in Doha.
Alison Riske took out her compatriot and No.11 seed CoCo Vandeweghe in straight sets to move into the second round at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Kristina Mladenovic set up a second-round showdown with Karolina Pliskova after defeating Katerina Siniakova at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Can Karolina Pliskova become the third woman in WTA history to sweep the Doha/Dubai double? How will Timea Babos fare as top seed at her home country?