Top seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina continued to close in on the No.1 ranking with a victory at the Mutua Madrid Open over No.3 seeds Kristina Mladenovic and Timea Babos.
Newly-crowned Prague champion Petra Kvitova’s emotional homecoming to the J&T Banka Prague Open sees her rise to the No.4 spot on the Porsche Race to Singapore.
No.5 seed Karolina Pliskova claimed her first title at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart with a straight sets victory over American CoCo Vandeweghe.
Karolina Pliskova is solving the clay and that's bad news for the rest of the tour. The Czech champion joins the WTA Insider Podcast to discuss her confidence-boosting week at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.