World number 36 Jessica Pegula dumped second seed Karolina Pliskova out of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) 1000 Dubai Tennis Championships for the loss of just two games today.
Sixth seed Karolína Plíšková was the biggest casualty on the first full day played behind closed doors at the Australian Open, while world number one and home favourite Ashleigh Barty swept into the fourth round in Melbourne.
Men's top seed Novak Djokovic enjoyed a straightforward win as the first round of the men's and women's singles concluded at the French Open in Paris.
Top seeds Simona Halep and Novak Djokovic have been crowned Italian Open champions following two finals with contrasting endings.
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep and Karolína Plíšková were all victorious as they began their Italian Open campaigns.
There were mixed fortunes for the number one seeds on day three of the US Open, as men's world number one Novak Djokovic won through in four sets but women's top seed Karolina Pliskova suffered a shock exit.
Women's top seed Karolína Plíšková recorded a straight-sets win on the first day of the US Open, as the second Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year got underway in New York.
The US Open is set to get underway tomorrow following weeks of high-profile withdrawals due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Karolína Plíšková have discovered their potential routes to the US Open title after the draw was made for the second Grand Slam event of the coronavirus impacted tennis season.
Karolina Pliskova and Sofia Kenin, the first and second seeds respectively in the women's draw at the Cincinnati Masters, both suffered defeats in their opening matches on day two of the tournament.
Karolína Plíšková is to headline an exhibition tournament in Prague this week as new tennis events continue to appear amid the coronavirus pandemic.
World number one Ashleigh Barty overcame Karolína Plíšková to set up a meeting with defending champion Elina Svitolina in the final of the Women's Tennis Association Finals in Shenzhen.